The Maryland Assembly on School Based Health Care webinar, “Light at the End of the Tunnel: An Update of COVID and Influenza Vaccines, Testing and Treatment” presented on Thursday, January 21st, 2021 at 3pm by Dr. Alexander Chen, Chief, Division of Communicable Diseases, Baltimore County Department of Health.
COVID-19 has caused massive disruption in the lives of all citizens, including students, educators, and staff. Using new technology, scientists have developed vaccines in record time. As we await herd immunity and a return to school, we will need to remain watchful for outbreaks of the disease both in the community and in schools. Dr. Chen will provide a review of COVID vaccines, seasonal Flu and Flu vaccines.
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MASBHC will be continuing its webinar series into 2021! Please stay tuned for updates on the dates and topics to be presented.
Online Professional Development Opportunities
Medicaid Billing: A Review for Maryland School Based Health Centers Training Successful submission of medical claims to Managed Care Organizations for services delivered in school based health centers remains an ongoing challenge. This webinar, sponsored by Maryland Medicaid Provider Services, covers the basics of Medicaid and billing procedures for school based health centers. The webinar covers:
- Medicaid need-to-know terms and acronyms
- Medicaid 101 refresher
- Medicaid and SBHCs
- Medicaid Enrollment and Billing
- Additional Resources
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School-Based Substance Use Identification and Intervention Training: Maryland’s Behavioral Health Administration funds free, online training for school-based substance use identification/intervention (Screening, Brief Intervention, Referral to Treatment = SBIRT). This training is available for all Maryland school support staff (e.g., school psychologists, counselors, social workers, nurses, SBHC staff, community-partnered school mental health clinicians), and is a highly-interactive, skill-based training that takes 60-90 minutes to complete. For more information or to access the training, view the program flier (Adobe Acrobat required).