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Studies the relevance of race and culture in relations to mental health services access and outcomes.

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Riana Elyse Anderson - Healing Racial Trauma: Racial Socialization as a Clinical Strategy for Black Youth - December 1, 2020



Michael A. Lindsey 

Ring the Alarm: A Looming Crisis for the Mental Health of Black Youth 

December 5, 2019

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Dr. Daphne C. Watkins, University of Michigan School Social Work and Curtis Center for Health Equity Research. #BlackMen: Resourceful and Resilient in the Face of Adversity. View Video of Lecture > >

Riana Elyse Anderson, PhD, LCP, University of Michigan School of Public Health. Healing Racial Trauma: Racial Socialization as a Clinical Strategy for Black Youth. View Video of Lecture > >


Michael A. Lindsey Ph.D., McSilver Institute for Poverty Policy and Research at NYU Silver School of Social Work. Ring the Alarm: A Looming Crisis for the Mental Health of Black Youth. View Video of Lecture > >


Hazel Rose Markus Ph.D., Paula M. L. Moya Ph.D., Stanford University. 8 Conversations About Race and Ethnicity and Doing Race: 21 Essays for the 21st Century. View Video of Lecture > >

Sumie Okazaki, Ph.D., New York University. Race, Racism and Mental Health in Asian American Communities. View Video of Lecture > >


Carl C. Bell Ph.D., University of Illinois at Chicago. Risk Factors are not Predictive Factors Due to Protective Factors. View Video of Lecture > >

Oscar Barbarin, Ph.D., University of Maryland, College Park. Indicators of Mental Health Among African American ChildrenView Video of Lecture > >

Charma D. Dudley, Ph.D., FPPR., Beacon Health Options. Common Mental Health Concerns, Disparities & Risk Factors in African American Youth. View Video of Lecture > >

David B. Miller, Ph.D., M.S.W., M.P.H., Case Western Reserve University, Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences. Effects of Chronic Stress on Urban Adolescents' Mental Health. View Video of Lecture > >

Michael Spancer, Ph.D., University of Michigan. Barriers to Mental Health Service Use by Children and Families of Color. View Video of Lecture > >


Charlotte Brown Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh. Pittsburgh in Perspective. View Video of Lecture > >

King Davis Ph.D., Steve Hicks School of Social Work, University of Texas at Austin. Overview of National Statistics on Race and Mental HealthView Video of Lecture > >

Charlotte Brown, Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. Overview of Local Conditions. View Video of Lecture > > 


Richard Schulz Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh Department of Psychology. Enhancing the Quality of Life of Latino, Black and White Dementia Caregivers: The REACH II Randomized Controlled Trial. View Video of Lecture > >

Walter Smith Ph.D., The Western Pennsylvania Family Center. The Pittsburgh Region: Local Issues and Policy and Practice Options. View Video of Lecture > >

Ruth McRoy Ph.D., Boston College. Disproportionality: Overview and Research MethodsView Video of Lecture > >


James S. Jackson Ph.D., University of Michigan. National Survey of American Life. View Video of Lecture > >


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