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General Seminars and Workshops

Duration: 1.5 hrs 

Description: This seminar will define and educate individuals on what stress is and its process. After this education is provided, coping techniques will be offered in the interest of interrupting this process.

Target Audience: General/All

Duration: 1.5 hrs 

Description: This interactive workshop will focus on the key skills needed to foster healthy relationships in different areas of our lives. We will discuss the importance of boundaries in our relationships, how to kindly set those boundaries, and how to balance our personal needs with the needs of others to better our relationships. Last but not least, we’ll discuss some key do’s and don’ts of successful communication.

Target Audience: General/All

Duration: 1 hrs 

Description: In this seminar, we will discuss the function of emotions and how to attend to their adaptive needs while learning to regulate maladaptive expressions of emotions. We’ll explore the fundamental needs behind our emotions, how to channel our emotions, and how to cultivate the self-awareness and emotional-management skills necessary to build emotional balance in our day-to-day lives.

Target Audience: General/All

Duration: 1.5 hrs 

Description: This seminar focuses on understanding the psychology behind what hinders personal change and growth. Practical strategies are provided for how to overcome our bad habits and create enduring lifestyle changes.

Target Audience: General/All

Duration: 8 hrs 

Description: This is an 8 hour hands-on training designed to prepare chaplains, community leaders and Islamic clergy: Termed ‘First Responders’ to effectively understand and effectively respond to psycho-social issues among American Muslims. This course will orient participants to basic empathic listening (preliminary counseling) to American Muslim individuals, couples, and families. The course will provide a framework for how to intervene during initial crisis, effectively interact and establish a therapeutic relationship, identify limitations/boundaries, understand mandated reporting, clergy rights, how to screen and identify for the possible presence of mental illness, and an orientation to the process of referral to mental health professionals. This course will lay out an Islamically integrated model of counseling and the sequence of topics will highlight practical treatment approaches within the model by integrating modern clinical psychology. This is an experiential course that will involve lecture, discussion, modeling/demonstrations of technique and role-play. For more details about this certification program, please visit our First Responder page.

Target Audience: Clergy, teachers, community leaders; General/All

Duration: 2 hrs 

Description: This seminar looks at the human psychology with regard to socialization, influence to change, obedience to authority, formation of ideas/beliefs and motivation in an attempt to maximize the power of individuals to call others towards a self-reflection and openness to spirituality. Suggested interactional techniques and styles of communication are offered.

Target Audience: Clergy, community leaders, providers, etc.

Parenting and Child-Rearing

Duration: 2 hrs 

Description: This seminar is geared toward equipping parents of younger children with Islamic and psychological understandings, concepts and strategies toward successful child-rearing. The presenter will unravel ways of thinking about child-rearing from an Islamic perspective and move on to providing practical strategies for improvement in overall child-rearing of Muslim children.

Target Audience: Parents of younger children (ie. 13 and under)

Duration: 1.5 hrs 

Description: This seminar is designed to give parents an understanding of the psychology of youth while equipping them with the strategies to cope with this potential period of “storm and stress” and increasing ability to help influence their adolescent children.

Target Audience: Parents

Duration: 1 hrs 

Description: This seminar looks at the powerful influence of media over children and provides suggestions for minimizing negative influence and maximizing benefit from modern technology.

Target Audience: Parents

Duration: 1.5 hrs 

Description: This seminar lays out the psychological development of children and age appropriate milestones that parents can help to ensure that their children meet.

Target Audience: Parents 

Duration: 1.5 hrs 

Description: One to six sessions designed to help parents equip children with character, compassion, problem-solving skills, and more. The “Love and Logic” approach provides a variety of simple and effective strategies for parenting children from birth to adulthood. Whether you’re embarking for the first time with your new baby or navigating the turbulent teens with your youngest, our strategies and techniques will help you create calm and loving solutions.

Target Audience: Parents

Pre-Marital & Marital Seminars

Duration: 1.5 hrs 

Description: This seminar will examine research on the most successful selection methods with reference to those who choose to get an arranged marriage versus a conventional marriage. Suggestions for the best balance and methodology as informed by the research is presented.

Target Audience: Unmarried individuals & Parents of adult children seeking marriage.

Duration: 1.5 hrs 

Description: This seminar will examine the researched variables that tend to lead to successful marriages. It will also provide solutions for ways to screen your prospective spouse in a non-intrusive or religiously unlawful manner.

Target Audience: Unmarried individuals

Duration: 1 hrs 

Target Audience: Unmarried individuals

Duration: 1 hrs 

Description: This seminar presents an analysis of marital patterns that emerge overtime, variables that lead to success, how to overcome gridlock, conflict and increasing frustration tolerance through keeping realistic expectations.

Target Audience: Unmarried and Recently Married couples

Duration: 1.5 hrs 

Description: This seminar will examine the role and patterns of communication in relationships.  It will lay out the variables of failure and present formulas and strategies for increasing effective communication.

Target Audience: Couples

Duration: 1 hrs 

Description: This seminar looks at the various facets of intimacy, including emotional, physical and sexual in the context of marriage and discusses ways of creating and maintaining intimacy between the spouses. It will also examine gender differences with regard to intimacy.

Target Audience: Married couples

Duration: 1 hrs 

Description: Many couples complain about deficiencies with regard to their spouse that they would like to see changed. This seminar will look at ways to influence change in the respective other while maintaining that in order to create influence, one must also be open to being influenced by another.

Target Audience: Married couples

Youth and Young Adults

Duration: 1 hrs 

Description: A one-time workshop for children ages 10 and up, focusing on the role of creating a balanced mindset and healthy attitude in the landscape of producing overall happiness. Together, we will explore the importance of processing our emotions, in a healthy and context appropriate way, on the road to developing as healthy Muslim teens and adults.

Target Audience: Youth ages 10+

Duration: 1 hrs 

Description: This seminar will define emotional intelligence and discuss its role in living a wholesome, fulfilling, and successful life. We will explore the meaning behind our emotions, cultivating self-awareness, and the basics of effective communication and understanding of others.

Target Audience: Young adults ages 16+

Duration: 1 hrs 

Description: This workshop will focus on the natural challenges related to being a teen and how that often results in a shifting relationship with our parents. We’ll learn some basic skills on how to better manage our relationship with our parents, and use this process as a tool for becoming our better selves.

Target Audience: Teens

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