March 7, 2022
This workshop is intended for mental health professionals who want to expand their knowledge and cultural humility in working with Muslim clients. Attendees will learn about the shared religious culture and explore the intersectionality of identities and stressors. Attendees will have the opportunity to engage in discussions among other professionals and will be provided with case studies applying DSM-V cultural formulation based on a collection of real experiences.
1. Participants will be able to demonstrate a basic understanding of the complexity of identities and cultures in the Muslim community
2. Participants will be able to define Islamophobia and microaggression
3. Participants will be able to give examples of at least two harmful stereotypes Muslims encounter and name at least one strategy how to not perpetuate them in the therapy room
4. Participants will be able to apply DSM-V Cultural Formulation Interview for a case study during this workshop to create one culturally-informed question for a Muslim client
Student discount and sliding scale available. Please contact us at email@example.com for details.
Workshop participants who opt to receive CE certification, please select the CEU option. This workshop fulfills requirement for 1.5 CE credits. CE sponsorship is approved by the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (IDFPR), credits are applicable to LCSW and transferrable to LCPC in Illinois. If you have a different licensure or are licensed outside of Illinois, please check with your licensure body before purchasing.
Please note that we require your live attendance in order to issue CE certificates. If you are unable to attend live, please let us know at least 24 hours before the event.
About the Speakers
Amira Abudiab, Co-Founder & Clinician
Amira Abudiab is a Registered Associate Professional Clinical Counselor (APCC) with an M.A. in Mental Health Counseling and concentration in substance use. She received her B.S in Physiology and Neuroscience at UC San Diego before transitioning into the mental health field, bringing a research and neurological lens to her studies. Amira is a Co-Founder of AMALY, a mental health non-profit organization that focuses on multicultural counseling, especially for the Muslim population.
As a clinician, she has over three years of experience with clients from different populations including college students on the Autism spectrum, adults with severe mental illness, and those struggling with substance use. Amira has extensive involvement with youth in the Muslim community. She has been exploring and developing alternative forms of healing for more effective and decolonized therapeutic practices for communities of color. Amira’s passion lies in bringing attention and resources to severe mental illness and addiction in the Muslim community. She hopes to combine her background in biology and social justice work with her training as a clinician to bring well-rounded therapeutic approaches to her clients. Amira currently serves as an Assistant Program Director at a Short-Term Acute Residential Treatment (START) program in Downtown, San Diego.
Halima Eid, Co-Founder & Clinician
Halima Eid is a Registered Associate Professional Clinical Counselor (APCC) with an M.S. in Multicultural Community Counseling and Social Justice education. Halima received her B.A. in Psychology at San Diego State University. She is the co-founder of AMALY, a mental health non profit organization. Halima is passionate about normalizing mental health care in the Muslim community and providing accessible services for multicultural communities in general.
As a clinician, she has over three years experience working with various issues including relationship/marriage conflicts, eating disorders, transgenerational trauma, racial trauma, homelessness, familial conflicts, being a first generation college student, religious and cultural barriers, etc. Halima works with individuals from a holistic approach, taking into account all aspects of the individual’s life (social, relational, emotional, mental, physical, cultural and environmental) that may impact their overall wellness. Halima utilizes Cognitive Behavioral techniques, gestalt therapy, feminist theory, solution-focused therapy, self-compassion work, and emotion focused therapy.
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