Addressing Systemic Racism and Disparate Mental Health Outcomes for Youth of Color, An Issue of Child And Adolescent Psychiatric Clinics of North America, 1st Edition

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Edited by Lisa Fortuna, MD, MPH, M.Div, Cheryl S. AlMateen, M.D., FAACAP, DLFAPA, Lisa M. Cullins, MD and W. David Lohr, MD, DFAPA, DFAACAP
In this issue of Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Clinics, guest editors Drs. Lisa Fortuna, Cheryl S. Al-Mateen, Lisa M. Cullins, and W. David Lohr bring their considerable expertise to the topic ...view more
In this issue of Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Clinics, guest editors Drs. Lisa Fortuna, Cheryl S. Al-Mateen, Lisa M. Cullins, and W. David Lohr bring their considerable expertise to the topic of Systemic Racism and Disparate Mental Health Outcomes for Youth of Color. This issue represents a collaboration by American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry committee members and includes contributions by top experts in the field. It is an invaluable resource for practicing psychiatrists looking to address the unique needs and experiences of black and BIPOC youth in their practices. 
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9780323987653
Publication Date :
01-04-2022
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In this issue of Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Clinics, guest editors Drs. Lisa Fortuna, Cheryl S. Al-Mateen, Lisa M. Cullins, and W. David Lohr bring their considerable expertise to the topic of Systemic Racism and Disparate Mental Health Outcomes for Youth of Color. This issue represents a collaboration by American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry committee members and includes contributions by top experts in the field. It is an invaluable resource for practicing psychiatrists looking to address the unique needs and experiences of black and BIPOC youth in their practices. 

Key Features
  • Contains 15 relevant, practice-oriented topics including the intersection of race and ethnicity with mental health service utilization in foster care youth; understanding systemic racism and racial inequity juvenile justice system involvement; racial disparities in the education system; suicide among minoritized and marginalized youth; trauma and youth of color; parenting and family-based care; and more. 

  • Provides in-depth clinical reviews on systemic racism and disparate mental health outcomes for youth of color, offering actionable insights for clinical practice. 

  • Presents the latest information on this timely, focused topic under the leadership of experienced editors in the field. Authors synthesize and distill the latest research and practice guidelines to create clinically significant, topic-based reviews. 


Author Information
Edited by Lisa Fortuna, MD, MPH, M.Div, Associate Professor of Clinical Psychiatry, UCSF Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences | Weill Institute for Neurosciences Chief of Psychiatry, Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital , Vice-Chair of Psychiatry, University of California San Francisco, Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center; Cheryl S. AlMateen, M.D., FAACAP, DLFAPA, Incoming Program Director, VTCC Child and , Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship Program, Professor, Departments of Psychiatry and Pediatrics, Virginia Commonwealth University School of , Medicine; Lisa M. Cullins, MD, Attending Physician , National Institute of Mental Health, Emotion and Development Branch and W. David Lohr, MD, DFAPA, DFAACAP, Medical Director DCBS, Kentucky CHFS, Associate Professor, Division of Child Psychiatry and Pediatric Psychology, Department of Pediatrics, University of Louisville School of Medicine