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Trainings that are open for registration are listed below. Please check back often for updated information. If you are interested in scheduling a training for your organization, see Our Trainings.

 

From the Prayer Rug to the Couch: Understanding the Culture of Islam
and Best Practices in Treating Muslim Clients

Cosponsored by:

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When: Monday, April 10, 2017, 9 am – 4:30 pm

Where: Islamic Society of Boston Cultural Center, 100 Malcolm X Blvd., Roxbury, MA

Description: This full-day training is an immersion experience designed to increase knowledge and improve the skills of mental health professionals who provide or intend to provide therapeutic services to Muslim clients. Participants will learn about the Islamic culture, explore common myths surrounding Islam and Muslims, and receive information regarding civil rights concerns specific to Muslims, as well as a guided tour of Boston’s largest Mosque. Key concepts of Cultural Humility, Islamophobia, and Allyship will be covered. Best practices in treating Muslim clients will be thoroughly examined. Interested clinicians will be added to a referral list maintained by Ummah Health (a non-profit organization focused on Muslim physical and mental health) specifically for Muslim clients.

Learning Objectives:

Who Should Attend: Mental health professionals

CEUs: Applications for 6 hours of continuing education credits have been submitted for Psychologists, Social Workers, LMHCs, and LMFTs. Please contact Jenny Huynh (jhuynh@riversidecc.org) for the status of the CE accreditation. This training is approved for 6 hours of continuing education for Psychologists. Riverside Community Care is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor education for Psychologists. Riverside Community Care maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

Registration: Registration is $80 per person or $60 per person for Riverside Community Care employees. Pre-registration is required. You can register online where you can pay by credit card, or if you prefer, print out of the registration form and complete it to pay by credit card or check. If you choose to pay by check, please make the check payable to “Riverside Community Care” and send it to: Jenny Huynh, Riverside Trauma Center, 255 Highland Ave., Needham, MA 02494. The registration deadline is 4/5/17.

Registration starts at 8:30 am. Traditional Muslim cuisine will be served for breakfast and lunch. *Please dress modestly. Headscarves are NOT required. Parking is limited. Location is accessible by T (Orange Line, Roxbury Crossing stop).

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Contact: jhuynh@riversidecc.org