The purpose of Caring for People is to help define what it means to help and carefor others’ psycho-emotional states, to understand what the needs of the Muslimcommunity are, and to gain some of the basic triage skills necessary to address them.The program will explore the underpinnings of issues such as grief and trauma, willdiscuss the physiological and psychological effects of those issues and how to identifythem, and will develop active listening skills and stress-reduction (mindfulness)techniques. This training is an opportunity for teachers, social workers, imams, or anymember of the community involved in community care to learn the proper tools andskills to help better equip us to do the hard work of heart work.
The annual program consists of two weekend intensives and six weekly webinars,focusing on providing training of Ta’leef’s approach to mental health, integral wellness,and community care. Caring for People will provide a combination of didactic andexperiential learning, with plenty of direct access to instructors over the course of bothin-person and webinar-style sessions.
We hope you can join us for this exciting opportunity!
Payment plans, full and partial zakat-based sponsorships are currently available. If interested, please inquire when applying.
The first payment, or payment in full, must be made BEFORE the program starts on June 14th.