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Home Study: Fall Summit 21-06 - Islam and Islamophobia: Rudimentary Information, Implications for Counseling Practice 

04-04-2022 15:12

**Previously Recorded on 11/02/2021 - Not a Live Event**

Many people hold religion as fundamental aspect of their lives. Islam is one of the most widely practiced religions in globally and predicted to be the largest religion by 2050 (Pew research). As such, Professional Counselor must continue to seek cultural competence with regards to Muslim clients. Although many who identify as Muslim remain committed to their faith and spiritual institutions, many have experienced increased amounts of trauma, rejection, judgement, and emotional harm due to Islamophobia. The presenter in this session will discussion information regarding Islam, Islamophobia, and insider perspectives on traumas associated with Islamophobia. Further, the need for increased research and scholarship to inform counselor practice will be discussed.

Dr. Jahaan Abdullah is an Assistant Professor, board certified and licensed counselor, social and restorative justice advocate and a morally and ethically engaged researcher. She has a BA in Psychology, MA in Community Counseling & EdD in Counselor Education and Supervision. Dr. Abdullah is an associate in private practice and she is the Chair of the National Board of Certified Counselors (NBCC) Minority Fellowship: Clinical Mental Health Council. Additionally, she is on the advisory board for the American Psychological Association (APA) Interdisciplinary Minority Fellowship Program. In 2020, Dr. Abdullah was recognized with the Illinois Association for Multicultural Counseling Excellence in Multicultural Leadership award. Her service and scholarship focuses on social justice, restorative justice, multicultural counseling, women’s issues, advocacy, narratives and counter-narratives of silenced voices and issues impacting race, ethnic equality, gender equality and vulnerable groups. Dr. Abdullah has significant mental health experience and has published and presented nationally and internationally on social justice issues, issues impacting women and marginalized groups, counseling marginalized populations and other topics relating to and impacting mental health.


AMHCA will provide 1.0 CE total after viewing and completing the accompanying quiz with a passing grade (80% or higher). American Mental Health Counselors Association (AMHCA) has been approved to provide continuing education by the National Board for Certified Counselors and the Ohio Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage and Family Therapist Board. All sales are final - home study registrations are non-refundable.


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