Islamic Counselling and Psychology – Level 2

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Islamic Counselling and Psychology – Level 2

About the Course

Islamic Psychology and Counselling Level 2 provides an exclusive opportunity for students of foundational knowledge to develop it into an advanced understanding of Psychology and Counselling from an Islamic perspective. Those who have completed AlBalagh Counselling and Psychology Level 1 are eligible to enrol for this course.

Students will strengthen both their theoretical and practical knowledge and the skills pertaining to it. It takes an advanced approach to Islamic counselling and the principles to underpin various forms of talking therapy rather than conventional psychological therapies. The course aims to support the development of counselling skills in the wider Muslim community to enable the adequate provision of cure to individuals suffering through psychological distress, as well as to provide a faith-based, holistic model for those who practise counselling as a profession. Students will learn and apply the philosophy and methodology of psychology from an Islamic perspective. The course presents a faith-based theoretical understanding of psychological well-being and support, and development of excellent counselling skills in the community to deal with complex patients. Furthermore, students will learn the practical ways of working with mentally distressed individuals and understanding where a specialist referral is required.

This is an unprecedented course, delivered by Muslim Psychologists, Psychotherapists and counsellors from diverse backgrounds, who specialise in Islamic psychological therapy.

The course will cover broad key concepts within Islamic Psychology, develop an advanced understanding of psychological approaches and the enhancement of counselling skills to support those with difficulties, within the Islamic framework.

The course is catered for anyone who has an interest in Islamic Psychology and supporting people in the community. Islamic Psychology and Counselling Level 2 will provide a progressive and broad overview of each area with relevant and challenging concepts.

AT A GLANCE

12 Months

Teaching Hours: 64+ Hours

Internship : 50 - 60 Hours(Optional)

Saturdays : 3:00PM - 5:00PM GMT

Video Recordings Available

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From £16.67/Month

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Starts on June 13th, 2020.

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Extended to 12th July, 2020

 

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Phase 1-Distinguishing Islamic from Secular Approaches to Psychology

1.Conventional Models in Psychology (Theory)

2.Principles of Islamic Models of Psychology (Theory)

3.Counselling skills – Accommodating the Islamic Model (Practical-Case Studies)

4.Implementing Holistic Models of Mind, Body and Soul (Practical-Case Studies)

Phase 2- Psychology and Counselling in Children and Young Adults

5.Psychology of Children & Young People (Theory)

6.Psychology of Teens and Adolescents (Theory)

7.Counselling related to Psychological Trauma in Children and Young Adults (Practical-Case Studies)

8.Anger and Conflict Management with Children and Young Adults (Practical-Case Studies)

Phase 3-Marriage Counselling

9.Relationship Management Psychology (Theory)

10.Marital Issues and Islamic Models of Counselling (Theory)

11.Psychosexual Counselling (Practical-Case Studies)

12.Marital Anger and Conflict Management (Practical-Case Studies)

Phase 4-Social Psychology, Counselling and Muslim Society

13.Social Characteristics of Muslim Communities (Theory)

14.Role of Social Support (Theory)

15.Islamic Psychological Approach to Gender Roles (Practical-Case Studies)

16.Addiction Behaviour Counselling (Practical-Case Studies)

Phase 5-Mental Health and the Muslim Patient – Advanced

17.Common Mental Disorders and Muslims (Theory)

18.Islamic Models of Resilience and Prevention of Mental Illness (Theory)

19.Obsessive Compulsive Disorders and Behavioural Therapies (Practical-Case Studies)

20.Mood Disorders and Therapy Models (Practical-Case Studies)

Phase 6-Islamic Psychology and the Paranormal

21.The Science of Islamic Paranormal Phenomena and Psychology (Theory)

22. Jinn Possession and Psychosis (Theory)

23.Dealing with Possessed Patients (Practical-Case Studies)

24. Dealing with Black Magic (Practical-Case Studies)

Phase 7- Future Prospects of Islamic Psychology and Counselling

25. The future of the Theory of Islamic Models of Psychotherapy (Theory)

26. The future of Islamic Counselling (Theory)

27. Integrating Islamic Models to Conventional Approaches (Practical-Case Studies)

28. Integrating Conventional Models to Islamic Approaches (Practical-Case Studies)

Phase 8-Skills and Career in Islamic Psychology and Counselling

30. How to start a Career in Islamic Psychology and Counselling (Theory)

31. Drafting Skills (Theory)

32.Dealing with Clients and Case Management (Practice-Case Studies)

33. Developing a Professional Profile in Islamic Counselling (Practical-Case Studies)

Phase 1-Distinguishing Islamic from Secular Approaches to Psychology

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Phase 2-Psychology and Counselling in Children and Young Adults

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Phase 3-Marriage Counselling

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Phase 4-Social Psychology, Counselling and Muslim Society

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Phase 5-Mental Health and the Muslim Patient – Advanced

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17. Common Mental Disorders and Muslims (Theory)
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18. Islamic Models of Resilience and Prevention of Mental Illness (Theory)
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19. Obsessive Compulsive Disorders and Behavioural Therapies (Practical-Case Studies)
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Phase 6-Islamic Psychology and the Paranormal

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21.The Science of Islamic Paranormal Phenomena and Psychology (Theory)
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23. Dealing with “Possessed Patients" (Practical-Case Studies)
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24. Dealing with Black Magic (Practical-Case Studies)
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Phase 7- Future Prospects of Islamic Psychology and Counselling

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29. How to start a Career in Islamic Psychology and Counselling (Theory)
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30. Writing for Islamic Psychology and Counselling (Theory)
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Course Overview

The course aims to provide both a more advanced approach to Islamic Psychology and a multi-modal approach to a diverse variety of psychological difficulties within an Islamic framework. The course will also offer skills-based approach in developing the counselling skills of everyday people who support people in various roles in the community. This includes those involved in mentoring and offering pastoral support in mosques, schools, colleges, madrasas, hospitals and in community centers. The course provides both theory and case-based practical advice on some of the most common and challenging issues for Muslims with respect to psychological difficulties. Some of the topics that will be addressed are as follows:
  • Introduction to the Course and overview of Islamic Psychology and Counselling in contrast to conventional secular models.
  • Family Psychology and Counselling related to Psychology of Children & Young People and Marital Issues
  • Social Psychology, Counselling and Muslim Society in conjunction with Islamic Psychological Approaches to Gender Roles and Role of Social Support
  • Mental Health and the Muslim Patient - Islamic Models of Resilience and Prevention of Mental Illness especially in relation to Anxiety Disorders and Obsessive Compulsive Disorders as well as Mood Disorder
  • Islamic Psychology and the Paranormal, dealing with Jinn Possession and Psychosis and Black Magic
  • Future Prospects of Islamic Psychology and Counselling and Integrating Islamic Models to Conventional Approaches
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Key Objectives

The objective of this course is:

  • Identify and describe the diverse Islamic models of Islamic Psychology.
  • Distinguish culturally relative factors from universal factors in
    Conventional psychology.
  • Describe the therapeutic relationship from an Islamic perspective.
  • Develop counselling skills within an Islamic framework in supporting
    people with distress
  • Understand the management of a wide variety of psychological
    difficulties including anger, anxiety, paranormal, psychosis and
    depression from an Islamic Perspective
  • Understanding advanced Islamic psychological principles in helping those
    in distress using case studies.
  • To provide a forum and interpersonal contact between the Muslim public, Psychologists, psychotherapists, counsellors and Muslim Scholars (Ulamaa) and other expert academics, in order to build a network of support and resource for the future.

Learning Outcome

Upon completion of this course, the students will:

  • Gain advanced knowledge and practical skills that will enable them to become better informed about Islamic Psychology and understanding psychological distress within an Islamic framework.
  • Develop skills in working with those in distress within an Islamic framework.
  • Understand where people may require specialist intervention and support.
  • Have the opportunity to discuss challenging questions with a team whom have a wide range of expertise in the field.

Frequently Asked Questions

How is this online course structured?

Our online course comprises live interactive online sessions, pre- recorded videos, online course material that include, presentations, reading material & online learning activities. The learners can ask questions and get their doubts cleared if any. You can get support from our dedicated academic support team during live sessions and even after it, as needed.

Is it compulsory to attend LIVE sessions? Will it be count towards the progress of my course?

We always encourage attending LIVE sessions among students, but in any case you miss attending one of the sessions, then you can always access the recorded videos of the session (Yes, you will get access to the recorded video of every LIVE session you missed).

When will I have access to the online course material?

Upon successful enrollment, you will get access to myAlbalagh, our online learning portal, within 24 hours.

When will LIVE sessions be scheduled?

The Date, Day, and Time for each LIVE session will always be pre-scheduled. To know more about the schedule on live sessions, please, visit “myAlbalagh” and click on the tab “Schedule.” You will get complete details.

What if I am not able to attend LIVE sessions?

If in any case, you miss attending LIVE session, you can catch up by watching the video recordings later at your convenience. To get access to the video recordings, visit “myAlbalagh” and sign-in. You can get access to “myAlbalagh” through your laptop, desktop and ever your mobile.

What if I have questions to ask but can’t attend Live?

You can access the “discussion board” via “myAlbalagh” or through “whatsapp group” dedicated for student discussion. It is a platform for you to ask questions, discuss and get your doubts cleared. Our support staff will mediate your queries back and forth to the course instructors.

How do I interact with my classmates?

You can use “Discussion Board” to get connected to other course learners as well. Furthermore, you can interact with your classmates on our “Whatsapp Group” exclusive for the course students.

How long will I have access to the online course?

You will have access to the online course content for up to 2 years. If you want lifetime access, contact our admin team via Email at [email protected].

Are family/group discounts available?

Yes, we provide discounts for groups or families who are interested in joining our courses. Please, email us to get details on it.

I am having trouble signing into my private member portal. What should I do?

In case you find any trouble accessing your account, then please contact us immediately. Our dedicated support team will ensure that your problem gets resolved at the earliest.

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