Showcasing transformational practitioner led mental health and wellbeing initiatives.
The conference has two main objectives:
1) Support the mental health and wellbeing of Australian Muslim communities through the dissemination of knowledge that are both academic and practitioner led to further the development of culturally intelligent research, policy and therapeutic interventions.
2) To bring together and strengthen connections between health care providers, researchers and students working with mental health issues that affect Muslims both nationally and globally.
The Muslim Mental Health Conference invites psychologists, health care providers, researchers and students working with mental health issues that affect Muslims nationally and internationally to submit original, unpublished abstracts in English under the following themes:
Working effectively with Muslim clients
Psychological Practice with Muslim clients
Resilience Building Initiatives
Psychological practice with Muslim children and adolescents
Identity, belonging and marginalisation in Muslim young people
Trauma across the lifespan
Psychological impact of Islamophobia
Faith and spirituality in therapeutic practice
The use of strength based, positive psychology practices with Muslim clients
Other wellbeing initiatives