2018 PSI
2018 PSI

Welcome to the 31st Annual Postpartum Support International Conference
"Rejuvenation and Resilience through Connection"
Susan A. Hickman Research Award Submissions

The 31st Annual PSI Conference will be held in Houston, Texas.  The annual PSI conference provides an opportunity to meet, learn together, and share ideas with others involved in the field of perinatal mood and anxiety disorders (PMADs).  PSI will hold a 2-Day Pre-Conference Certificate Course on July 11-12, 2018 titled, “Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders: Components of Care”.  The main PSI Conference will be July 13-15*, 2018.  
*New in 2018! We have added Sunday seminars to offer a choice of in-depth expert workshops.

If you are a researcher*, we would like to invite you to apply for the Susan A. Hickman Research Award. The recipient is selected by the PSI Research Committee among qualified applicants. The recipient will receive $5000. The funds include a stipend for travel to attend the 31st Annual PSI Conference in Houston, Texas. The 2018 award will be presented at the 31st Annual PSI Conference, July 13-15.
*The research must be related to issues of perinatal mental health.

Deadline to submit is April 1, 2018.

The candidates for the research award will:

1) Be a master’s, doctoral, post-doctoral or research faculty member with affiliation with an accredited institution of higher education

2) Be a member of Postpartum Support International.
If you are not a current member, you can join here.

For more information on the Susan A. Hickman Research Award, click here.

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Welcome to registration for the 31st Annual PSI Conference at the JW Marriott Houston, July 11-15, 2018.
We are excited to offer a diverse program this year! To view session descriptions, click here. You will be asked to select your conferece breakouts during registration.

To view the conference schedule CLICK HERE.


PSI has secured a group room block for conference attendees at the JW Marriott Houston (Galleria Area) with a group rate of $159 a rate from July 10-15, 2018. Rate is available until all rooms in the block have been filled or the cut-off date of, Monday, June 19, whichever comes first. Please click here to make your reservations or call (800) 228-9290 and reference the PSI group rate. 

If you are a year round PSI Volunteer or Coordinator, your discount will automatically be applied during registration.
There is an opportunity to be a conference helper and work (4) shifts at the conference bookstore and receive $100 upon completion of your shifts. This discount will not be applied prior to the conference.
If you would like to be a conference bookstore helper, apply here.

Until May 11, 2018After May 11 2018
Registration TypeNon-MemberMemberStudentNon-MemberMemberStudent
Annual Conference ONLY (July 13-15, 2018)$550$500$450$600$550$500
PMD Certificate Course ONLY (July 11-12, 2018)$400$350$300$450$400$350
Annual Conference + PMD Certificate Course (July 11-15, 2018)$900$850$700$950$900$750
Annual Conference - One Day ONLY$350$325$300$350$325$300
Sunday Seminars Only$125$100$75$175$150$100
Email if you have any questions.