- A)To enable students to help Muslim families working to seek the pleasure of Allaah
- B)develop a working knowledge of religion & spirituality in family therapy,
- C)assessing and treating Muslims,
- D)develop a working knowledge self-of-the-therapist relative to spirituality and religion
- Introduction and Organization.
- Counseling: concept and practice
- Religion (Islam) and counseling
- Multicultural Counseling: meaning and competencies.
- Islam and Muslims: Diversity within Unity
- History and demography of Muslims in major regions
- Muslims’ perception of counseling.
- Good and bad counseling.
- Identifying issues and recognizing limitations.
- Study of the Muslim Family:
- Relating Qur’anic concepts to aspects of Therapy:
- Emphasis on Individual Behavior and Strengths, Rather than Past History:
- Emphasis upon Action, Rather than on understanding the Pathology or the Problem:
- Emphasis on the Individual rather than Gender:
- A Small Change is all that is Necessary:
- Change is Constant:
- Emphasis on Goal Setting:
- Emphasis on Cultural and Racial Neutrality: