Registration is Closed.
Instructor: Dr Mohammed Sadiq
Duration: 10 weeks
Live Classes: Mondays 8pm - 9pm, Feb. 13 - Apr. 17
Limited Seats Available
In December 2016, Lantern Initiative hosted Dr. Mohammed Sadiq for a weekend workshop at ICMC where we discussed the state of Muslim families, creating healthy families, and raising the next generation. After a successful weekend presentation and positive feedback from the community, we are pleased to announce a webinar series to continue our discussion, entitled "How to Parent Islamically." The course will consist of 10 one-hour sessions on Mondays from 8 to 9 PM starting Feb 13th. We will employ specialized, online meeting software, which allows the class to be interactive and discussion based. You will have a chance to ask questions directly, insha'Allah.
The course outline tentatively is as follows:
Week 01 – Introduction Ground rules for the class, feedback from participants about their goals and objectives for this course, and Introduction to Parenting and Child Development – What parents need to know and consider before becoming parents.
Week 02 – Conception and Development of the embryo in the womb, childbirth, and the roles and responsibility of the parents.
Week 03 – First Five Years – Developmental changes and needs and tips on parenting during this period.
Week 04 – 6 to 10 Years – Elementary School – Developmental changes and needs and tips on parenting.
Week 05 – 11 to 14 Years – Adolescence and Early Teens – Developmental changes and needs and tips on parenting.
Week 06 – 15 to 18 Years – Late teens – Developmental changes and needs and tips for parenting.
Week 07 – 19 to Adulthood – Developmental needs and tips for parenting.
Week 08 – Disciplining
Week 09 – Dealing with Specific Issues
Week 10 – Conclusions – Final Q & A.
Dr. Mohammed Sadiq is a clinical psychologist based in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. He received his Masters and Doctoral degrees in behavioral and clinical psychology from the United States, and has been practicing in North America for the last 33 years. His experience covers a wide range of areas including: forensic psychology, psychiatric hospitals, community mental health clinics, residential youth institutes, community agencies such as group homes for youth, and sexual assault centers, etc.
He has worked with people of all ages suffering from various emotional, mental, behavioral and family problems. He has also been working with various Muslim communities in North America providing individual, marital, family and youth counseling. He also teaches and conducts seminars and workshops for Muslim communities and professionals in training. He is a practicing Muslim by the Grace of Allah.