“Cultural Considerations When Diagnosing and Treating ADHD in African-American Children” [Video Replay & Podcast #314]

Episode Description


There is no single African-American revel in. Consider three different eight-year-old African-American boys, one each and every from the Mississippi delta, Chicago’s inside city, and the affluent suburbs of Prince George’s County. Their cultures can have important differences, and a cookbook cultural competency type would not serve them smartly. While attention of cultural differences regarding ADHD in African Americans is helpful, cultural humility is a will have to within every particular person affected person come upon. Cultural competency implies an endpoint; however, cultural humility embraces a lifelong procedure that incorporates self-reflection, introspection, advocacy, and co-learning.

ADHD is a commonplace and treatable disorder that can have important implications for social, educational, and occupational trajectories. Diagnosis rates have greater through the years. This webinar will explore one of the crucial cultural considerations that do and/or should impact analysis and remedy of this disorder in African-American children and families. Listen to Sarah Y Vinson, M.D., about:

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Meet the Expert Speaker

Dr. Sarah Y. Vinson is a health care provider who specializes in grownup, child and adolescent, and forensic psychiatry. She is an Associate Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and Pediatrics at Morehouse School of Medicine, where she is the author and rotation director of Psychiatry Mini-Rotation for pediatric interns. She may be the co-editor of Pediatric Mental Health for Primary Care Providers – A Clinician Guide. During her tenure on the board of the Georgia Council on Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, she bolstered connections with the native pediatric community. She has planned CME events and spoken at multiple conferences with pediatric audiences. Additionally, she has revel in being co-located with and offering integrated care products and services and consultation to pediatric suppliers.

Dr. Vinson is the founder of the Lorio Psych Group, an Atlanta, Georgia-based mental health follow offering expert care and consultation. Dr. Vinson graduated Summa Cum Laude from Florida A & M University. After graduating from medical school on the University of Florida with Research Honors and as an Inductee in the Chapman Humanism Honors Society, she finished her basic psychiatry coaching at Cambridge Health Alliance/Harvard Medical School. While there, she additionally won specialized training in trauma through the Victims of Violence Program. She then returned to the South to complete fellowships in each kid and adolescent and forensic psychiatry at Emory University School of Medicine.

Dr. Vinson has gained a lot of awards in reputation of her provider and leadership. Just two years after joining the faculty she used to be venerated as Psychiatry and Faculty of the Year in 2015. In 2018, she was once decided on as the Outstanding Young Alumni for the University of Florida College of Medicine. She has been elected and/or appointed to national and statewide place of job by her professional friends. She is the instant past President of the Georgia Council on Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, and is the present Secretary of the Georgia Psychiatric Physicians Association Board. Additionally, she serves at the Communications Council of the American Psychiatric Association and is the Southern Regional Rep. for the American Association of Community Psychiatrists. She has been a speaker at national meetings together with the National School-Based Health Conference, the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Annual Meeting and the American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting. She may be Adjunct Faculty at Emory University School of Medicine. | See expert’s full bio »

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  • “Excellent! All teachers, social staff, and mental health clinicians should concentrate to this webinar.”
  • “Great webinar. I appreciated the steadiness between historical past and context, and concrete examples of remedy options.”
  • “Dr. Vinson’s presentation used to be outstanding. I regularly observe ADDitudemag.com and share this useful resource with EVERYBODY. I actually valued seeing representation of the black community, and hope to peer more black physicians and clinicians in the long run.”
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