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Education and Training

Goucher College College, BA, 2003

University of Maryland Baltimore, School of Social Work, MSW, 2005


Kelly Coble, LCSW-C, Instructor, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, has extensive clinical experience providing individual and family therapy to children and adolescents, and their families, in a wide variety of settings.  Her clinical areas of expertise include early childhood mental health, trauma treatment, and work with Deaf families.  Ms. Coble is trained in, and supervises others in the use of evidence based parent-child, as well as trauma treatments for children and adolescents, including infants and toddlers.

Ms. Coble serves as the Program Director for Maryland Behavioral Health Integration in Pediatric Primary Care (BHIPP) and Maryland Addiction Consultation Service (MACS); she has experience and interest in developing and implementing programs that increase access to behavioral health care.

Research/Clinical Keywords

Behavioral health integration, primary care integration, infant mental health, early childhood mental health, implementation, telemental health, co-location of behavioral health

Highlighted Publications

Connors, E., Arora, P., Blizzard, A., Bower, K., Coble, K., Harrison, J., Steinberg, J., Pruitt, D. & Wissow, L. (in press). When Behavioral Health Concerns Present in Pediatric Primary Care: Factors Influencing Provider Decision-Making. Journal of Behavioral Health Services and Research.

Arora, P.G., Connors, E., Coble, K., Blizzard, A., Wissow, L., & Pruitt, D. (2017). Pediatric primary care providers’ use of behavioral health consultation. Psychiatric Services.

Harrison, J., Wasserman, K., Steinberg, J., Platt, R., Coble, K., & Bower, K. (2016). The Five S’s: A Communication Tool for Child Psychiatric Access Projects. Current Problems in Pediatric and Adolescent Health Care46(12), 411–419.

Arora, P. G., Connors, E. H., Blizzard, A., Coble, K., Gloff, N., & Pruitt, D. (2017). Dissemination and implementation science in program evaluation: A telemental health clinical consultation case example. Evaluation and Program Planning, 60, 56-63.

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