Upcoming REACH Workshop – Oct 2021

This workshop aims to provide counsellors, chaplains, frontline workers, and other care providers with the essential knowledge of Islam and Muslims that will better enable them to provide culturally sensitive care to diverse Muslims. Areas of discussion will include an overview of Islam and Muslims with an emphasis on Edmonton's Muslim demographics and contemporary issues … Continue reading Upcoming REACH Workshop – Oct 2021

Upcoming REACH Workshop – March 2021

Join us for a free REACH Training This workshop aims to provide frontline workers, counsellors, chaplains, and other care providers with the essential knowledge of Islam and Muslims that will better enable them to provide culturally sensitive care to diverse Muslims. Areas of discussion will include an overview of Islam and Muslims with an emphasis … Continue reading Upcoming REACH Workshop – March 2021

Spirituality & Palliative Care: An Interview

What is spirituality and how can it support patients in palliative care? In a recently published interview with the Palliative Care Network (PCN), I was invited to answer this along with other related questions. In their series Intersection of Spiritual Care and Palliative Care, PCN invites chaplains from diverse faith traditions and global locations to … Continue reading Spirituality & Palliative Care: An Interview

Supporting Your Muslim Clients – Now Online

Now Available Online Click To Register Description This workshop (now offered as a 2-Part Webinar) aims to provide frontline workers, counsellors, chaplains, and other care providers with the essential knowledge of Islam and Muslims that will better enable them to provide culturally sensitive care to diverse Muslims. Areas of discussion will include an overview of … Continue reading Supporting Your Muslim Clients – Now Online

Caring for Faith Communities Amidst COVID-19

COVID-19 is impacting all faith communities. From the way we are engaging each other through digital media, to the way we depend upon video conferencing to build virtual sacred space.  In this interview with CBC's Adrienne Pan, I am joined with Rabbi Gila Caine who serves in Edmonton's Temple Beth Ora, and the Very Rev. … Continue reading Caring for Faith Communities Amidst COVID-19

What is Community: A Message from Faith Leaders in #Edmonton

A Multi-faith Message on Community in a Time of Pandemic Including: Ustadh Ibrahim Long - Islamic Family and Social Services Association (IFSSA) Pastor Ingrid Cramer-Doerschel - Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church Rabbi Steve Schwarzman - Beth Shalom Synagogue Sheikh Dr. Usama Al-Atar - Al-Baqir Academy Rev. Canon Dr. Scott Sharman - Anglican Diocese of Edmonton Rabbi … Continue reading What is Community: A Message from Faith Leaders in #Edmonton

Muslim Mental Health | Upcoming Workshops 2020

This year I am working with REACH Edmonton to offer two unique workshops for frontline workers, counsellors, chaplains, and other care providers who serve Muslim clientele in Edmonton. These are: Understanding Muslim Mental Health: An Introduction to Islamic Culture and Well-being (March 24, 2020) Supporting Your Muslim Clients: An Introduction to Culturally-Inclusive Care (June 30, … Continue reading Muslim Mental Health | Upcoming Workshops 2020