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2019 BHA Annual Conference​
Wednesday May 1, 2019

8:00 - 9:00 ​am​

Registration and Continental Breakfast​​

9:00 - 9:​​30 am​​

Welcoming Remarks

Wendy L. Baysmore, MSHSA, Director
University of Maryland Training Center

Barbara J. Bazron, PhD
Deputy Secretary, Behavioral Health 

Jane Plapinger, MPH, Executive Director
Maryland Coalition of Families​

Linda J. Raines, Chief Executive Officer
Mental Health Association of Maryland
9:30 - 11:00 am


What Does a Holistic Public Health System for People who Use Drugs Look Like? Lessons from Barcelona

Natanya Robinowitz, MSPH
Executive Director, Charm City Care Connection

11:00 - 11:15 am

Morning ​Break

11:15 am - 12:​30 pm


Building a Compreh​​​​ensiv​e Client Centered System of Care​​​

​Carlo DiClemente, PhD​
Director, Center for Community Collaboration
12:30 - 1:30 pm

Lunch and Networking

1:30 - 2:45 pm

Workshop Session I (see workshops​)

2:45 - 3:00 pm

Afternoon Break

3:00 - 4:15 pm

Workshop Session II (see workshops)​

4:15 pm​ Adjourn and Evaluation (​​CEU/COA)

​As an accredited academic institution, the University of Maryland School of Medicine’s Training Center is an approved sponsor of the Maryland Board of Social Work Examiners for 5.75 Continuing Education credits (Category 1) for licensed social workers in Maryland; as a sponsor of 5.75 Continuing Education (CE) acceptable to the Maryland Board of Examiners of Psychologists; and 5.75 Continuing Education Units (Category A) by the Board of Professional Counselors and Therapists, upon completion of this training and a completed evaluation.  The Training Center maintains responsibility for this program.  A Certificate of Attendance will be made available for all other disciplines. 

Participants must attend entire conference to receive CEU/COA. No partial  CEU/COA will be granted.