BMA Congres 2018  – “Mental Health”



08u45 Importance of mental health in perinatal period
Office of Public Health (with reservation)
 09u00 Perinatal mental health – a European and a personal perspective.
Maria Nyman – Director Mental Health Europe
9u45 The place of the midwife in mental health
S. Halin, psychologue REALISME
10u15 Break
10u45 Path of care for mental perinatal health
Dr. An-Sofie Van Parys, Vroedvrouw, Phd, Coördinator Pilootproject Geestelijke gezondheidszorg Oost-Vlaanderen.
11u15 Identification of mental vulnerability and depression in expectant mothers and fathers – differences and similarities. Results from a new Danish screening project
Dr. Svend Aage Madsen, Ph.D. Head of research at Copenhagen University Hospital.
12u00 Experience story
12u45 Lunch
13u45 Selfmanagement as caretaker: inspired working and living
Prof. Dr. Franck Erik, Applied Psychology in Healthcare, University of Antwerp.
14u25 Experience story
15u10 Professional Burn Out
N. Clumeck, Psychiatre et D. Vandenbosch, psychothérapeute Accompagnement psychothérapeutique – Spécialisé dans le stress et le bien-être au travail
15u50 Experience story
16u30 Conclusion and closure

Simultaneously translated into Dutch, English and French

Price (Lunch included)

  • €98 Members of AFSfC, VBOV, UPSfB – EMA and ICM
  • €140 Non Members
  • €87 Student members
  • €110 Student non members
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Permanent learning

Permanent learning credits were applied for with the Federal Council for Midwives. You will receive a certificate at the end of the day.


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Travel Directions

We kindly advise you to use public transport.

Contact and Information

For more information you can contact the secretariat of the Belgian Midwives Association:

Haantjeslei 185 2018 Antwerpen. The secretariat can be contacted from monday to friday 9-16h by telephone or per mail:

You can, of course, also contact your local representatives of other organisations: