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Supporting Your Muslim Clients

Supporting Your Muslim Clients

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This online webinar aims to provide frontline workers, counsellors, chaplains, and other care providers with the essential knowledge of Islam and Muslims that will better enable them to provide culturally sensitive care to diverse Muslims. Areas of discussion will include an overview of Islam and Muslims with an emphasis on Edmonton's Muslim demographics and contemporary issues affecting the community.

Participants will:

  • Gain a better understanding of Islamic cultures and values
  • Learn about Muslim demographics and current social issues in Edmonton
  • Learn about the most highly-recommended approaches for the care of Muslim clients through instructor's first-hand experience and published research
  • Develop cultural competencies through guided lessons and cases studies

Although the seminar is specifically focused on the care of Muslim clients, the competencies developed through the course will also better enable the attendee to work within any multi-cultural and multi-faith setting.

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Counselling Muslims: An Introduction to Spiritual and Cultural Frameworks

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Building upon Supporting Your Muslims Clients, this workshop provides an an overview of religious, spiritual, and cultural frameworks relevant for the counsel of Muslim clients. 

Attendees will be introduced to essential concepts in Islamic spirituality, psychology, and religious practice that are pertinent for understanding and supporting the mental health and wellbeing of your Muslim clients. 

Participants will:

• Gain a better understanding of Islamic beliefs and practices around mental health. 

• Learn about current and historical developments in the practice of Islamic psychology. 

• Gain a better understanding of the contemporary role and function of the imam in relation to mental health. 

• Develop cultural competencies through guided lessons and case studies.

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CONTACT

Suite 901, Baker Centre
10025 - 106 St.
Edmonton, AB T5J 1G4

 

Phone: 780.498.1231
Fax: 780.498.1266
Email: info@reachedmonton.ca
Open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.