Can We Protect Black Male Youth From the Legacy of Racism? Exploration into the Impacts of Race-Based Stress
February 1, 2023 from 10:00AM - 11:15AM
Although all humans experience stress, the sources of stress and the effects it has can be very different for individuals. Chronic stressors tend to be continuous and generally are experienced as a result of group membership. These include experiences such as discrimination, racial slights, and police profiling.
December 7, 2023 from 10:00AM-11:15AM
Beyond Telehealth: Advances in Digital Mental Health Research and Practical Clinical Considerations for Smartphone Apps in Care
November 2, 2022
As the use of telepsychiatry in mental health via video/phone visits soars, it is important to also consider how asynchronous telepsychiatry tools like smartphone apps can also advance care. This talk will focus on the evolving field of smartphone digital phenotyping and consider the potential of real-time data capture via smartphones, methods necessary to analyze such data, and practical clinical applications of these tools. Looking at the evolving smartphone mental health ecosystem, the talk will also cover the topic of app evaluation and supporting research for making informed choices related to smartphone apps for use in research or patient care.
October 12, 2022 from 10AM - 11:15AM
It is estimated that one in five youth will experience some type of behavioral health concern by age 18. Additionally, youth often do not receive treatment informed by any type of evidence. The goal of this presentation will be to highlight the research to practice gap and introduce the audience to implementation science concepts. Studies within youth mental health across the United States will demonstrate implementation science questions and methods to narrowing the 17-year research-to-practice gap.