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Emily Claire Blackmoon, BSW, MSW, RSW, OASW

  • Speaker Type: GOLD Birth & Beyond 2020
  • Country: Canada

Emily Blackmoon (French/British/Algonquin) (She/Her) is a Registered Social Worker and holistic psychotherapist. She has worked for over 10 years as a therapist and case manager specifically within the urban Indigenous community of Toronto, supporting parents, families, children and youth. In 2014 she completed a 4 year training in Gestalt therapy and is now a supervisor. In her therapy practices, Emily combines Anti-Racist. Anti-Oppressive, and Feminist principals of social work with Gestalt therapy and Indigenous worldviews. Emily works with new parents to support them in developing wholistic, empowered and gentle approaches to the pregnancy/parenting journey.

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Protecting The Sacred: Honouring Birth Parents Through Planning for the Postpartum Journey
Participants will be invited to holistically consider the postpartum needs of birth parents. Through an invitation to walk through the various aspects of their human journey - from the spiritual and cultural, to the emotional, the cognitive and the physical- participants will be invited to think critically and holistically about the human needs of those on their journey towards giving birth and after giving birth. Emily will use these directions to invite participants to support professionals in asking their patients and clients: what they want out of their pregnancy/postpartum journey? Who and what is within their constellation of support, and how? How do we support our parents in accessing their own agency to ask for support in the event that they experience the symptoms of postpartum mood and anxiety disorders?
Lectures by Profession, Product Focus
Presentations: 13  |  Hours / CE Credits: 12.5  |  Viewing Time: 8 Weeks
Presentations: 1  |  Hours / CE Credits: 1  |  Viewing Time: 2 Weeks