SOAR Conference - SAVE THE DATE - Thursday June 18, 2015


Behavioral Health Administration's Second SOAR Conference
Thursday June 18, 2015
9.30 am - 3.30pm
The Meeting House
5885 Robert Oliver Place
Columbia, MD 21045

Conference Sponsors:
Behavioral Health Administration's Office of Adult and Specialized Behavioral Services
University of Maryland Training Center
We hope that you will be able to join us for our second Maryland SOAR conference! The day will feature talks and workshops on a range of SOAR related topics as well as providing participants with the opportunity to meet representatives from Social Security Administration and Disability Determination Services, and to share ideas and learn from one another.

CEU/COA will be awarded at this conference. Conference fee is $30 (includes breakfast, lunch and light refreshments.)

Much more information including how to register to follow, but please mark it on your calendar, we know it is going to be a very informative and inspiring day!
Contact Caroline Bolas, Director: SOAR Initiative, Behavioral Health Administration
410 402 8344 or

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