Connecticut Department of Children and Families
Apr 30, 2013

Cultural Competency with Regard to Islam and Muslims

MLI's Prevention Series for the State of Connecticut Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services


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TRAINING Agency:  MLI, Inc. 


INSTRUCTOR: Aida Mansoor, Certificate in Islamic Chaplaincy, MS in Health, BSc(Hons) Physiology and Biochemistry.


DATE:  Tuesday, April 30, 2013   


TIME: 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.   


The Connecticut Certification Board, Inc. (CCB) # of Hours: 4


COURSE DESCRIPTION: This workshop will consist of a presentation and discussion about Islam and Muslims Beliefs and Practices, the Demographics and show some short video clips that we will discuss.


We will highlight American Muslims and the challenges they face in being immigrants, refugees, converts, American Muslims who have been here for generations, descendants of slaves, etc. We will also look at these dynamics of culture and religion and how to apply them to conducting prevention and treatment related programs and services.


Three Measurable Learning Objectives:

  • Participants will be able to understand who Muslims are demographics/populations and definitions.
  • Participants will have some knowledge about Islam in terms of beliefs and practices and stereotypes.
  • Participants will gain knowledge and information about what it is like for Muslims in America what are some of the challenges. 

This interactive training is limited up to 20 participants to allow for activities, dialogue and information and resource exchanges.

LUNCH - optional and must prepay, Thank you!



Location: MLI, Inc. 127 Washington Ave, East Building, North Haven, CT 06473
This event is 27 miles from you (06106).

9 AM - 1 PM

Phone: 203-691-1486
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