Counselling Muslims

Counselling Muslims
Contributed By: events coordinator
Organizing Institution: REACH Edmonton
Contact email: [email protected]
Start Date: December 6, 2023 (10:00am)
End Date: December 6, 2023 (12:00pm MST)
Cost: CA$22.63
Library Room (Lower Level), Edmonton Intercultural Centre – Edmonton – Canada

A 2-Part Series on Supporting Muslim Clients

REACH Edmonton Council for Safe Communities is committed to providing knowledgeable, practical solutions for working with vulnerable people and diverse populations.

This webinar is the second in a series presented via a partnership between Ibrahim J. Long, MSW, MA, and REACH Edmonton.


Counselling Muslims

Join us to learn about the spiritual, psychological, and cultural frameworks that intersect with your Muslim client’s mental health goals and concerns. Participants will be introduced to essential concepts in Islamic spirituality, the history of Islamic psychology, and religious practices that are essential to understand when counselling your Muslim clientele. 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 cases studies.


Cost: $20

If there is a financial barrier to accessing this workshop, please contact us at [email protected] and we can discuss options to lower this barrier.

About the Facilitator:

Ibrahim J. Long, MSW, MA, is a passionate advocate for the integration of spirituality and mental health. He is a registered social worker and professional chaplain with over a decade of experience supporting diverse individuals and families in educational, healthcare, community-based, and correctional institutions. Presently, Ibrahim serves as the Youth Wellness Manager for IslamicFamily (IFSSA).

Library Room (Lower Level), Edmonton Intercultural Centre
9538 – 107 Avenue
Edmonton , Alberta T5H 0T7 Canada
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