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Supporting Your Muslim Clients

Understanding Muslim Mental Health: An Introduction to Islamic Culture and Well-being

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This workshop aims to provide frontline workers, counsellors, chaplains, and other care providers with the essential knowledge of Islamic beliefs and practices as they pertain to mental health and wellbeing. Areas of discussion will include a brief overview of global and local Muslim history and demographics, spiritual practices in the Islamic faith, the role of the imam in the care of the community, and local and online social service resources and organizations to aid you in the care of your Muslim clientele.

Participants will:

  • Gain a better understanding of our diverse Muslim population in Edmonton
  • Become aware of Islamic beliefs and practices as they pertain to mental health and wellbeing.
  • Learn about available resources to better serve your Muslim clientele.

Supporting Your Muslim Clients: An Introduction to Culturally-Inclusive Care

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This workshop 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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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.