Manual and Materials

The SUMMIT Behavioural Activation (BA) Manual is a detailed guide on delivering a brief psychotherapy to pregnant and postpartum populations with depressive and anxiety symptoms.  The manual was created for use by a diverse healthcare workforce, from frontline workers to specialist providers. It was adapted from two well-established source manuals—the Alma Program for perinatal populations in Colorado and the Healthy Activity Program (HAP) from Goa, India. Key strategies include: psychoeducation, behavioural assessment, values-based activity monitoring and structuring, interpersonal effectiveness, and problem solving.

SUMMIT Activity Booklet

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PDF in Spanish


PDF in English

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