Welcome to the Maryland Chapter

Chapter Information

Maryland Chapter (est.2003)

Represents Case Management professionals, RN's, Social Workers, Physician Advisors, Case Management Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Care Transitions staff, who reside or work in the state of Maryland and/or neighboring states without a local chapter.

Chapter Dues: Free with National ACMA membership

If you are interested in volunteering for the Education or Membership committees or would like to host, present or suggest a speaker/topic for an educational event, please contact:

Membership Committee Co-Chairs: 
Joanne Fletcher - joanne.f.fletcher@wilmu.edu
Jackie Dinterman - jdinterman@fmh.org

Education Committee Co-Chairs:     
Jackie Moore - jacquelinemoore@umm.edu
Jessica Snoots - jsnoots@fmh.org

Annual Meeting

2019 ACMA Maryland Chapter Annual Conference
Saturday, September 21, 2019
Delta Marriott Baltimore Hunt Valley

Brochure coming soon!!


Session 1:  Keynote: Motivation, Resiliency and Winning  

Session 2A:  Speed Learning Sessions:  Dynamic Approaches to Behavioral Health and Substance Abuse
  • Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome: Caring for Vulnerable Infants in the Context of the Family         
  • Promoting the Safe Use of Opioids: A Community Hospital's Response to a National Emergency         
  • A Unique Behavioral Health Social Work Role in Care Transitions     
  • Dynamic Documentation: How Documenting the Social Determinants of Health Improves Patient Health, Healthcare Economics and More                  
Session 2B: 
  • Legal & Ethical Issues for Discharge Planning & Guardianships
  • The Ethical Case for Confronting the Health Consequences of Financial Vulnerability  (Ethics)
Session 3A:  Difficult Status Determinations and UM Review Issues.  An Interactive Learning Event 
Session 3B:  Motivational Interviewing Applications: Ethics, Chronic and Serious Illness (Ethics)
Session 4A:  Navigating the New Post-Acute Healthcare System: Effective Treatment, Placement and Transitions of Patients with Cognitive and Psychiatric Impairment 
Session 4B:  Post Traumatic Stress In Veteran Clinical Care (Ethics)
Session 5:     Yippee! Another Day in Paradise…Driving Negativity out of the Workplace


ACMA MD Chapter Upcoming Events



Healthcare Challenges:
This is Us
Solution Focused Networking
March 14, 2019
3:30 pm—8:00 pm
Adventist HealthCare Shady Grove Medical Center
9901 Medical Center Drive Rockville, MD 20850

Joanne F. Fletcher, EdD, RN, ACM
Assistant Professor
Exemplary Faculty
Doctor of Nursing Practice Program

3:30 — 4:30 Registration and Meet with Vendors
4:30- 6:00 Roundtable Discussions:  Topics discussed and recorded at each table
6:00 — 6:45 Dinner (provided) and Meet with Vendors
6:45 — 7:00 Recognition of New and Current ACMs
Recognition of Social Workers for SW Month
7:00- 8:00 Summary from each table on topics
8:00 Closing Remarks
Others who should come:
 Those looking for updates on case management tools and insights for challenging cases
 Those interested in the benefits of becoming a Certified Case Manager
 Those seeking connection with case management colleagues

  • Are you curious to know how other hospitals are managing the complex situations we experience in our daily Case Management lives? 
  • Interested in how to enhance your case management processes?
  • Want to connect with other case managers to share best practices and strategies to manage their stress?
  • Are you interested in learning how others prepared to pass their ACM exam?
Join us for stimulating roundtable discussions on wrestling with and overcoming our challenges. case managers and case management leaders will have the opportunity to share their experiences, learn from others about case management best practices, while networking with one another.

Roundtable topics selected include:
 Engagement of high risk and resistant patients
 Accessing resources for Undocumented and Underinsured Patient
 Strategies for ACM success
 MDR’s: Best Practices for the Case Manager
 Strategies for successful continuum of care
 Techniques to manage job stress

Upon completion of this program attendees will be able to:
 Discuss innovative practices and approaches to engaging high risk and resistant patients.
 Describe strategies for ACM exam preparation and success.
 Discuss and understand best practices for MDR’s and strategies for successful continuum of care.
 Explore techniques that are being used to manage job stress in this hectic environment.
Continuing Education:
Must participate in discussion to earn CEUs.
Nursing: 2.0 hrs.
Social Work: 2.0 hrs.
Case Management (ACM): 2.0 hrs.

ACMA Maryland Chapter Ocean City Conference
Saturday, June 8, 2019
Clarion Hotel Fountainbleu Hotel and Conference Center
8-4:30 p.m.

Details Coming Soon......

Maryland Chapter Annual Conference Links
September 21, 2019


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American Case Management Association
11701 W. 36th St.
Little Rock, Arkansas 72211
Phone: 501-907-ACMA (2262)
Fax: 501-227-4247