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Upcoming Training Events

The Maryland Telemental Health Program is engaged in supporting primary care providers and health specialists with the field. View our many upcoming conferences, seminars, trainings, and more here:

BHIPP TeleECHO™ Clinics 

Background: The Maryland Behavioral Health Integration in Pediatric Primary Care (BHIPP) supports primary care clinicians in managing the mental health needs of patients from infancy through young adulthood. Services include telephone consultations, co-location social work, and training and education. BHIPP launched the web-based learning collaborative, TeleECHO™ Clinics, which provides online didactic presentations on a behavioral health topic and case-based learning discussions.

Audience: pediatricians, family physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, registered nurses, social workers, and office staff are welcome to attend. CMEs are free of charge.
Frequency: monthly, 12:30-1:30 pm

Upcoming Curriculum -- sign up here! 

Oct. 28: Suicide Prevention Part 2: Safety and Crisis Planning
Nov. 18: Early Interventions for Eating Disorders
Dec. 16: Nuances of ADHD Medications: Beyond First Stimulant
Jan. 27, 2022: Addressing Non-Compliance in Pediatric Mental Health Treatment

Registration: The registration link is the same for all events. Download the TeleECHO™ Clinics flier here, or please call 1-855-MD-BHIPP (632-4477) or email bhipp.echo@som.umaryland.edu.


MACS TeleECHO™ Clinic 

Background: The Maryland Addiction Consultation Service (MACS) TeleECHO™ Clinic is specially designed for providers in the Opioid Treatment Program (OTP) setting. The Clinic will review OTP regulations, and include 15 minutes of didactic learning with one hour of case-based discussions. 

Audience within the OTP setting: physicians, nurse practitioners, nurses/physician assistants, clinical directors, counselors, and clinical staff. 
Frequency: third Wednesday of each month, 12:30-1:30 pm

Upcoming curriculum -- sign up here!

Oct. 20: Microdosing for Switching to Buprenorophine from Long-Acting Opioids, presented by Dr. Devang Gandhi
Nov. 17: Motivational Interviewing, presented by Dr. Christopher Welsh
Dec. 15: Patient Retention and Care Continuity, presented by Dr. Devang Gandhi 
Jan. 19, 2022: Ethical Issues in Primary Care SUD Treatment, presented by Dr. Michael Fingerhood
Feb. 16, 2022: New Street Drugs in Maryland, presented by Bethany DiPaula, PharmD

Registration: click here to register. Download the flier here. For more information, contact 1-855-337-MACS (6227) or email macs.echo@som.umaryland.edu, or visit www.marylandMACS.org


MACS for MOMs TeleECHO™ Clinic 

The Maryland Addiction Consultation Service for Maternal Opioid Misuse (MACS for MOMs) supports maternal health providers in addressing the needs of pregnant and postpartum patients with substance use disorders (SUD) and opioid use disorders (OUD). The program launched its MACS for MOMs TeleECHO™ Clinic that provides online collaborative education via monthly case-based learning sessions and consultations. Free CME/CEUs are offered.

Audience within maternal healthcare: OB/GYNs, certified nurse midwives, physicians, nurse practitioners, nurses/physician assistants, clinical directors, counselors, and staff.
Frequency: second Monday of each month, 12-1 pm 

2021-22 Maternal Health Curriculum -- sign up here!

Oct. 11: Introduction to Opiates and Pregnancy, presented by Dr. Lorraine Milio
Nov. 8: Urine Drug Screening (Ethics, When Appropriate, etc.), presented by Dr. Christopher Welsh 
Dec. 13: Marijuana and Pregnancy, presented by Dr. Katrina Mark 
Jan. 10, 2022: Lactation and Postpartum Transition, presented by Dr. Lorraine Milio 
Feb. 14, 2022: Motivational Interviewing, presented by Dr. Christopher Welsh 
Mar. 14, 2022: Tobacco and Pregnancy, presented by Dr. Katrina Mark

Click here for the registration link to all events. Download the flier here, or call 1-855-337-MACS (6227) and email macs.echo@som.umaryland.edu for more information.