BHIPP provides in-person training and educational opportunities through Grand Rounds at hospitals across the state, regionally-based CME conferences, and in-office presentations and in-services at practice and departmental meetings.


Below is a schedule of upcoming conferences and events. For more information on scheduling an in-office presentation, please contact Janna Steinberg.


    Saturday, January 21, 2017:  BHIPP Conference: Mental Health Training for Primary Care

    Saturday, January 21, 2017

    8:00 am - 12:00 pm

    Franklin Square Family Health

    9101 Franklin Square Drive

    Baltimore, MD 21237




    Designed for all clinicians caring for children and adolescents, this course presents evidence based communication strategies to evaluate and manage emotional and psychosocial problems commonly seen in primary care practice with children, adolescents, and their families. Each course provides short didactic presentations, active discussion of case simulations, and an overview services offered to clinicians by Maryland Behavioral Health Integration in Pediatric Primary Care (BHIPP).



    *This Live activity, A BHIPP Conference: Mental Health Training for Primary Care, from 01/01/2017 - 12/31/2017, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 3.50 Elective credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


    For additional information and to register, click here.


    By diagnosis/presenting concern:

    Content includes information on the assessment and monitoring of associated symptoms and severity, presentations in primary care, non-pharmacologic interventions (both brief interventions that can be utilized in-office and overview of evidence-based treatment interventions when referring), and psychopharmacology . Possible topics include:

    • ADHD
    • Anxiety
    • Behavior Disorders
    • Depression
    • Early Childhood Mental Health


    Other topics in child mental health:

    Cross-cutting communication skills in behavioral health for primary care: Identify strategies for eliciting and clarifying mental health needs in the course of a pediatric mental health visit; describe and apply brief interventions for commonly encountered concerns


    Screening for psychiatric disorders in pediatric primary care:  Review of behavioral health screening in pediatric primary care, including overview of existing screening tools and strategies for utilizing screening results in visits


    Developing a referral network of community resources: Planning and methods to use in creating or adapting a local resource guide of mental health and substance abuse resources and others who are involved in supporting or serving children and families


    Psychopharmacology: Pediatric psychopharmacology for treatment of ADHD, anxiety, behavior disorders, and depression




About Us

BHIPP is supported by funding from the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene and operates as a collaboration between the University of Maryland School of Medicine, the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, and Salisbury University.

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