Primary Care Psychiatry Foundation

“Mind Playing Tricks on Me”

Risks and Resiliencies

Growing Up Young Black and Male in America.



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Event Overview

We are pleased to invite you to an enduring Continuing Medical Education Conference.

Mind Playing Tricks on Me”/ Risks and Resiliencies/Growing Up Young Black and Male in America


  • Introduction (Joshua Lowinsky, MD)
  • Social Determinants of Health and Young Black Males (Kristi Eaton MSW EdD)
  • Growing Up Young Black and Male: Risk and Resilience (John Abu MD)
  • Two “Expert” Black Male Youth Speak their Truths (Joshua Lowinsky, MD)
  • Marked From the Start: Racism is a Social Determinant of Health (Ryan Harris MD)
  • The Struggle is Real: Overcoming Obstacles and Building Bridges: Psychotherapy with Black Male Youth (Karlin Tichenor, PhD)
  • Case Scenarios Across Races: White Health Professionals Working With, and Learning From Black Male Youth and Their Families (Joshua Lowinsky, MD)


  • Give 5 examples of health inequities among Black male youth
  • What are 5 physical and mental health effects of racism among Black male youth
  • Find 3 examples of resilience (bouncing back from adversity) within each “expert” podcast
  • Describe 3 challenges and 3 opportunities for health care professionals in building strong psychotherapy treatment alliances with Black male youth
  • List 5 obstacles to be overcome by white health care professionals in the treatment of psychiatric disorders in Black male youth and their families prior to effective psychopharmacological intervention 


This enduring material has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Indiana State Medical Association (ISMA) through the joint providership of Community Health Network and the Primary Care Psychiatry Foundation.  Community Health Network is accredited by ISMA to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Community Health Network designates this enduring material for a maximum of 6.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.  

Registration Fees:

  • $100 per MD/DO 
  • $75 per Medical Professional
  • $50 per other professional
  • $500 per training institution

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