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School Health Interdisciplinary Program (SHIP)

Continuing Education

If you have any questions regarding CEU/CME credit for Counselors, Health Educators, Nurses, Physicians, Psychologists, and Social Workers, please email or call her at 410-706-0980. 

CONFERENCE DISCLAIMER: The Center for School Mental Health (CSMH) and the University of Maryland School of Medicine do not endorse or approve any commercial products.

AMERICAN DISABILITIES ACT: If you require special accommodations to attend or participate in SHIP, please provide information about your requirements to CSMH (1-888-706-0980) at least five business days in advance of this event.

This year's School Health Interdisciplinary Program (SHIP) will be held August 6-7, 2015 at the Radisson Hotel North (previously North Baltimore Hotel), 2004 Greenspring Drive in Timonium, MD. The conference theme is "Innovations in School Health: Expansion, Coordination, and Practice Advancement." Presentations will focus on innovative ways to promote health and academic success while advancing best practices across a three-tiered framework of healthcare.   

View the conference flyer.   

The School Health Interdisciplinary Program (SHIP) is sponsored by the Center for School Mental Health (CSMH), Maryland State Department of Education, Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Department of Juvenile Services, Maryland Department of Human Services and other agencies. SHIP offers state-of-the art training and opportunities to network with and learn from individuals across the state who are working to advance all levels of health care within schools.  Training workshops include CDC Guidelines for Nutrition and Physical Activities, Telehealth, Informed Trauma Care, Ethics in School Health, Chronic Disease, Emergency Preparedness, Foster Care and Reproductive Health, Gang Awareness, Guideline and Orientation to School Health, Psychotropic Medications and many more sessions.  


Plenary keynote presenters include: 

Dr. Michelle Gourdine, Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Epidemiology/Preventive Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine and Senior Associate, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.  Dr. Gourdine is the author of Reclaiming our Health: A Guide to African American Wellness book.   

Dr. Joyce Nolan Harrison, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine 

Dr. Erin Maughan, Director of Research and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Executive Nurse Fellow 


View the conference program 


Click here to register online. All registrations will be confirmed by email.  If you register for the conference and cancel after the deadline date, you are still responsible for registration fees.   The two-day SHIP registration fee is only $100!

CANCELLATIONS AND REFUND POLICY: A full refund, less a $75 handling charge for cancellations will be granted. Refund requests which must be made in writing by July 2, 2015.  Once the deadline date has past, your slot is confirmed for SHIP. Your cancellation must be in writing. Please mail all correspondence, including registration payment, to Center for School Mental Health, University of Maryland, Baltimore, 737 W. Lombard Street, 4th Floor, Baltimore, MD 21201 Attention Sylvia Huntley.


Reserve you hotel guest today for the low cost of $97/per night.   You can call directly to the hotel, 410-252-7373.  

 Previous SHIP Keynote Presentations & Conference Sessions  

Previous SHIP Booklets  

For more information contact , 410-706-0980.