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COVID-19: Webinars

The Maryland Department of Health (MDH) Behavioral Health Administration (BHA) continues to develop coordinated prevention and response plans for COVID-19. The webinars included below are virtual communication tools used by BHA to visually and verbally convey the rapidly changing information surrounding COVID-19. BHA will provide COVID-19 updates as they become available and accurate information for behavioral health providers, partners, and the greater community. For the latest COVID-19 information and resources, visit the BHA website or coronavirus.maryland.gov.​ For additional questions or concerns, contact your Local Behavioral Health Authority.​


​Maryland Situation Update for BHA: Infectious Disease Epidemiology and Outbreak Response Bureau

Every Friday at 10 a.m., the Behavioral Health Administration hosts a lecture with Epidemiologist Rebecca Perlmutter and Dr. Clifford Mitchell of MDH Public Health Services for behavioral health providers. Each week includes a specific subtopic related to public health. Providers are encouraged to submit questions to Angela Onime at angela.onime1@maryland.gov or Lisa Bosley at lisa.bosley@maryland.gov by COB on Wednesdays to be answered during the webinar. To request log-in information, please contact angela.onime1@maryland.gov or lisa.bosley@maryland.gov​.



08.20.2021 Webinar
08.06.2021 Webinar
12.18.2020 Webinar
12.11.2020 Webinar
12.04.2020 Webinar
11.20.2020 Webinar
11.13.2020 Webinar
08.28.2020 Webinar
08.21.2020 Webinar
08.14.2020 Webinar
08.07.2020 Webinar

07.31.2020 Webinar
07.24.2020 Webinar
07.17.2020 Webinar
07.10.2020 Webinar
05.29.2020 Webinar
05.22.2020 Webinar
05.15.2020 Webinar​
05.08.2020 Webinar
05.01.2020 Webinar

 04.24.2020 Webinar: Anti-body Testing
04.17.2020 Webinar
04.10.2020 Webinar
04.03.2020 Webinar

​Maryland Primary Care Physicians (MDPCP)

Every other Wednesday, BHA joins the MDPCP to host a webinar for primary care providers to review current guidance, provide additional information on important activities primary care offices should be taking for the health and safety of Marylanders, and answer additional questions. To register, please visit the webinar section of the MDPCP coronavirus website.​



















07.22.2020 Webinar: [COMING SOON]
  • Video Recording
  • PowerPoint

07.08.2020 Webinar: [COMING SOON]
  • Video Recording
  • PowerPoint​


06.24.2020 Webinar: 'In the Middle', Testing Marylanders in Primary Care, Behavioral Health Guest Presentation by: Dr. Eric Weintraub, University of Maryland School of Medicine: Prescribing Buprenorphine Through Telemedicine: Practical and Regulatory Issues

06.10.2020 Webinar: Response plan for Vulnerable Populations in Maryland; Viewing Patient COVID-19 Test Results via CRISP Unified Landing Page; Guest Presentation: Dr. K. Tony Korol-Evans, Intimate Partner Violence Screening During COVID-19, Best Practices in Teleheatlh for PCPs

06.03.2020 Webinar: Behavioral Health Guest Presentation: Dr. Aliya Jones, COVID Coach, Dr. Denis Antoine, Director, Cornerstone Clinic at Helping Up Mission, Johns Hopkins Hospital: The changing landscape of substance use disorder treatment during the pandemic

05.27.2020 Webinar: Abbreviated Morbidity and Mortality Data; Guest Panelist: Janel Cubbage, LGPC, Director of Suicide Prevention, Behavioral Health Administration: Suicide Prevention in Primary Care Settings

05.20.2020 Webinar: Reopening the State, Keeping Patients Safe During Recovery, Patient Communication, Contact Tracing, Guest Presentation on Behavioral Health: Shobhit Negi, MD, Clinical Director, Juvenile Section, Circuit Court for Baltimore City

05.13.2020 Webinar: Workflows for Reopening, Guidance on certifying death from COVID-19; Guest Presentation by Dr. Paulo Negro: Physician Health and Preexistent Psychiatric Conditions
05.06.2020 Webinar: Governor Hogan's Statement 5/6/20 Resuming Elective Procedures, Maryland PPE Network Supplier Portal, HRSA Uninsured Program Portal, Guest Presentation by Dr. Kelly Coble, Program Director Telemental Health Program, University of Maryland School of Medicine​ : Supporting our Patients and Ourselves During COVID-19

04.29.2020 Webinar: Caregiver Service Corps, New At-Risk Patient Identifier Tool: Socially Determined & CRISP, Expanded list of COVID symptoms for testing, Guest Presentation by Chinenye Onyemaechi, MD - The New Normal: Shattered Assumptions in a New World
04.22.2020 Webinar: New At-Risk Patient Identifier Tool on CRISP, Advance Directive vs MOLST

04.15.2020 Webinar: Guest presentation by Stephanie Knight, MD: Learned Helplessness in COVID Times
04.08.2020 Webinar: Aligned Programs, CareFirst Telehealth Billing Update, and Behavioral Health Presentation: Healthcare Worker Anxiety
04.01.2020 Webinar: Workflow & process map examples, messaging, Behavioral Health Administration, and Thrive Emerge guest presentations

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