Chair Andra Broadwater, email@example.com
Health & Safety Committee Initiatives and Partnerships
March 2023 Health and Safety Roundtable
Presentation: What Does Cannabis Legalization Mean for Parents, Schools, and Students?
Dawn S. Berkowitz, MPH, CHES, Deputy Executive Director, Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission
Presentation: Identifying Bullying vs. Conflict and Dealing with Them
Dr. Kim Ferguson, Executive Director, BCPS Department of Social-Emotional Support
Dr. Kevin Roberts, Director, BCPS Office of School Climate and Culture
April 2022 School Safety Roundtable
This event featured three speakers:
Dr. Michael Ford, BCPS School Safety Manager
Sgt. Eric Knox, Baltimore County Police Department and Head of BCPS School Resource Officer (SRO) Program
Ari Blum, LCSW-C, Program Manager, Bureau of Behavioral Health, Baltimore County, Department of Health
January 2022 Health and Safety Roundtable
The current state of COVID in our community: Dr. Scott Krugman, Chair, BCPS School Health Council, Vice Chair of Pediatrics, Sinai Hospital
BCPS COVID mitigation efforts: Deborah Somerville, Director, BCPS Office of Health Services
Student social-emotional health supports: Trish Mustipher, LCSW-C, Coordinator, BCPS Mental Health Services
January 2019 Health and Safety Roundtable
National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Metropolitan Baltimore Resources
Masks 4 Our Schools – Mission Completed!
Thank you to everyone that participated in our mask drive for Baltimore County schools. Now that mask supplies have rebounded, we have closed the website. We wish everyone good health. Thank you for protecting yourself and those around you.
PTA Council Partner – Student Support Network
Use the link below to access important information the Student Support Network, a non-profit working in a number of BCPS schools to provide food and other necessities to students in need. Find out how your PTA can better support your school’s students! Student Support Network Information
PTA Council-Baltimore County Health Department’s Bureau of Behavioral Health Teen-Safety Partnership
BCPS Wellness Policy
Safe Schools Maryland: See It. Hear It. Report It.
Always anonymous. Always available.
1-833-MD-B-SAFE (1-833-632-7233) ~ safeschoolsmd.org
Maryland Heath and Human Services
Crisis and Immediate Support Contacts (call or text at any time):
Baltimore County Crisis Response: 410-931-2214
Crisis Text Line: Text the word “HOME” to 741741
Trevor Lifeline: Text “START” to 678-678
Baltimore County Department of Health’s Bureau of Behavioral Health Help Line:
Live, trained professionals available Monday – Friday, 8:30am to 4:30 pm