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​ If you have a behavioral health question related to COVID-19 that has not been addressed, please submit it here​. 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 Sydney Rosetti at by COB on Wednesdays to be answered during the webinar. To request log-in information, please contact

​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 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.

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, U of MD 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