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IAIP Conference

The Intersection of Spirituality &

Mental Health Practice

Streamed Live

July 10, 11 & 12, 2020

A joint conference with the Michigan State University Department of Psychiatry

Institute for Muslim Mental Health

Khalil Center

and American Islamic College

Conference Themes

Following the theme of the conference,

there was two separate tracks focused around two distinctive themes:

Islamic Psychology

  • Role of traditional healing 

  • Role of spirituality in the clinical encounter

  • Islamic models of psychotherapy

  • Practical Islamic Interventions for therapeutic application

  • Epistemology and Ontology of Human Psychology

  • Islamic law and forensic psychiatry/psychology

  • Islamic Ethics in contemporary psychotherapy

  • Dream Interpretation

  • Case Presentations

Muslim Mental Health

  • Epidemiological studies of mental illnesses in Muslim communities

  • History of mental illness and treatment

  • Cross-cultural psychology

  • Stigma, attitudes and help seeking behaviors for mental illness in Muslim cultures

  • Utilization of services

  •  Interpersonal violence

  •  Disaster psychiatry/psychology, refugee rehabilitation

  • Community Mental Health and Collaborative Care (Chaplains, Imams, Clergy)

  • Case Presentations

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