“This was the best, most high-yield medical conference I have ever attended!” – 2022 Attendee

NCRP Training
National Curriculum in Reproductive Psychiatry presents:

NCRP Advanced:
A Reproductive Psychiatry Intensive Curriculum


A Reproductive Psychiatry Intensive Curriculum

Reproductive Psychiatry is one of the fastest growing and most in-demand fields of medicine, yet training in this specialty area can be difficult to obtain. Now you can get the training you have been waiting for:

  • A practical, intensive, comprehensive, case-based workshop (2.5 days) approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit, ANCC, and AAPA Category 1 CME. (23 credits maximum)
  • Learn to diagnose and treat psychiatric illness during pregnancy, postpartum, infertility, perinatal loss, the premenstrual period, and perimenopause
  • Successful completion of the exam at the conclusion of the training will lead to a Certificate of Attendance and eligibility to enroll in an NCRP-facilitated longitudinal supervision in reproductive psychiatry

The National Curriculum in Reproductive Psychiatry (NCRPtraining.org), affiliated with the Marce Society of North America (MONA), focuses on training frontline clinicians in treating mental illnesses arising at times of reproductive hormonal transition throughout the reproductive lifespan.


January 25 – 27, 2024


Rizzo Center
150 Dubose Home Lane
Chapel Hill, NC 27517


MDs, DOs, NPs, PAs, CNMs


$825 Registration

Event is limited to
70 participants

We are currently at capacity.
Please email [email protected] if you are interested
in being placed on our waitlist.

*Registration is currently closed. On-site registration is not available. 


This 3-day Event Includes

During the Event:

  • Expert-led sessions
  • Continuing Education Credits
  • Networking opportunities
  • Eligibility for longitudinal supervision
  • Meals
    • Breakfast and lunch all three days
    • Welcome dinner on the first day

Contact us for questions about the conference at [email protected].

After the Event:

  • Participants who attend NCRP Advanced and successfully complete the examination at the conclusion of the course will be eligible to enroll in a weekly year-long expert-led peer supervision group for ongoing discussion of reproductive psychiatry cases.
  • Participants who complete the requirements for this supervision group will be eligible to sit for the NCRP Expert Clinician Certification Exam.  This exam will be a practical skills examination offered virtually utilizing standardized patient experiences.  Examiners will be established reproductive psychiatry experts and the exam will be interactive in nature.
Additional Event Information

Continuing Education

In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), and the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Physician (CME)

The University of Pittsburgh designates this live activity for a maximum of 23 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nursing (CNE)

The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 23 contact hours.

Physician Assistant (AAPA)

The University of Pittsburgh has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 23 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.

Other Health Care Professionals

Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity.

Agenda: Mental Health Clinicians

The Practicum has separate tracks for mental health clinicians and obstetricians. This involves independent, targeted material as well as combined group materials/learning. Full agenda for Mental Health Clinicians outlined below.

Day 1
9 – 9:30 am Addressing Health Equity in Perinatal Mental Health: the Role of Education
9:30-10 am Reproductive Life Cycle
10-11 am Birth Control Prescribing for the Psychiatric Provider
11-Noon Physiological Changes of Pregnancy
1-2 pm Perinatal Depression
2-3 pm SSRIs and Risk-Risk Discussion
3-4 pm PMADs and Maternal Mortality
4-5 pm Bipolar 1
5-6 pm Bipolar 2
6-6:30 pm Postpartum Psychosis, Sucidice and Infanticide Assessment

Day 2
8 30-9 30 am Perinatal Anxiety Disorder
9 30-10 30 am Perinatal OCD
10 30-11 30 am ADHD
11 30-Noon Keynote – Prescribing Sleep
Noon-12 30 pm LUNCH
12 30-1 New Treatments in Reproductive Psychiatry
1-2 pm Schizophrenia/Neuroleptics in pregnancy
2-3 pm Subtance Use Disorders 1
3-4 pm Subtance Use Disorders 2
4-5 pm Eating Disorders

Day 3
9-10 am Infertility and Loss
10-11 am Perinatal Postraumatic Stress Disorder
11-Noon Menstrual Cycle Disorders
1-2 pm Perimenopause
2-3 pm Models of Care
3-3:30 pm Putting it all together

Course Instructors

Stephanie Davis, PA-C

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Pissburgh Magee-Womens Hospital

Jody Glance, MD

Associate Professor, Clinical Chief, Addiction Medicine Services, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center/Western Behavioral Health

Gina Grinstead, CRNP-PMH, JHU

Student Health and Well-Being Johns Hopkins University

Nicole Leistikow, MD

Assistant Professor, Reproductive Psychiatrist at University of Maryland with a focus on sleep in the postpartum

Eydie Moses-Kolko, MD

Associate Professor, Senior Advisor, Outpatient Perinatal Mental Health, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Western Psychiatric Hospital

Sarah Nagle-Yang, MD

Associate Professor, Deputy Executive Director, Colorado Center for Women’s Behavioral Health

Lauren M. Osborne, MD

Associate Professor, Vice Chair for Clinical Research, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Weill Cornell Medicine

Julia Riddle, MD

Assistant Professor, University of North Carolina Center for Women’s Mood Disorders

Lindsay R. Standeven, MD

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Clinical And Education Director, The Johns Hopkins Reproductive Mental Health Center

Robin Valpey, MD

Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Medical Director, Center for Counseling and Cancer Support, Director of Student Mental Health Services, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Sujin Lee Weinstein, PharmD, MEdHP, BCPP

Clinical Pharmacist, Psychiatry

Amanda Yeaton-Massey, MD, PMH-C

Maternal-Fetal Medicine Physician, Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group

Travel & Accommodations


The NCRP Advanced Course will be conducted at the Rizzo Center in Chapel Hill, NC.

  • A small block of hotel rooms at the Rizzo Center is being held at a reduced rate of $208 per night, per room. You can reserve your room at Rizzo Center Reduced Rate for NCRP.  Room cost is NOT included in the registration fee.

Other hotels located in the immediate area are listed below:

Venue and Location

Rizzo Center
150 Dubose Home Lane
Chapel Hill, NC 27517
(919) 913-2098

Arrival and Parking Information

  • Raleigh-Durham International Airport is 16 miles from the Rizzo Center (~20 minute drive).
  • The Rizzo Center offers free parking.
  • The Rizzo Center offers free shuttle service within a 5-mile radius of the hotel but does not offer service to/from the airport.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellation notification must be received by 11:59 pm on 12/23/2023 in order to receive a refund of $500 to the original method of payment.

Cancellations between 12/24/2023 and 11:59 pm on 01/17/2024 will be refunded at $250.

There will be no refunds for cancellations on 1/18/2024 or later.

Who is The Target Audience?

The training is geared for individuals who wish to learn to diagnose and treat psychiatric illness during pregnancy, postpartum, infertility, loss, the premenstrual period, and perimenopause. We expect that individuals with these degrees, who are prescribers, will find this training most useful: MDs, DOs, NPs, PAs, CNMs.

Do You Offer a Virtual Option?

This 3-day workshop is being offered in person only.

Post-workshop supervision?

Attendees will be eligible for longitudinal, monthly, small-group, virtual, case-based supervision, with reference to key relevant literature.


The National Curriculum in Reproductive Psychiatry (NCRPtraining.org), affiliated with the Marcé Society of North America (MONA), focuses on training front line mental health clinicians in treating women throughout the reproductive lifespan.

Marce of North America

Visit our partner, Marce’ of North America to learn more about promoting perinatal mental health.