Federation University Australia

Graduate Diploma of Health (Perinatal and Infant Mental Health)

Federation University Australia

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00103D

This program will equip you with the knowledge and skills to understand, educate and support families experiencing mental health difficulties within the first twelve months following childbirth. Explore intermediary and complex understandings of infant and mother perinatal mental health, combining the study of the mother’s (family) mental health and the infant’s mental health. Clinical support and collaboration with other mental health and interdisciplinary health professionals will play a vital role in building foundation skills to identify, screen, treat and manage mental health conditions in the perinatal period as well as better understand the normal adjustment to pregnancy and infant development.


120 credit points over 1 year.


  • Perinatal and infant mental health, Advanced perinatal and infant mental health.

Standard entry requirements

This program is open to students who are successful graduates of Bachelor level studies (or equivalent) in a cognate discipline.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Mount Helen (Ballarat) No
  • Flexible Delivery : 1 year
Mount Helen (Ballarat) No
  • Flexible Delivery : 1 year

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