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Learn how to understand and engage effectively with your Muslim staff, residents and stakeholders.

This course is designed to enable you and your colleagues to provide an informed service to your Muslim customers and staff, meet the needs of the Muslim community and find out about Islam. Delegates will be able to understand better what Muslims believe and discuss common stereotypes and myths.

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    You will learn:

    • What is Islam?
    • The history of Islam – general background
    • Who is the Prophet Muhammad and what are the Five Pillars of Islam?
    • The Holy Qur’an and Islam as a way of life including: Daily life and prayer as a Muslim, ablution and purity, modesty and dress code, Islamic dietary laws, religious festivals, family life and death and mourning
    • How does someone become a Muslim?
    • Diversity – common stereotypes and cultural myths
    • Work-based experiences and challenges
    • ‘Ten things you always wanted to know about Islam but were too afraid to ask!’
  • Our trainer

    Tahira Hussain (MBPsS), has extensive experience working in the statutory and voluntary sector. She had a 22-year career in social work, mental health, community development and housing. Having worked in the social housing sector as part of an equality and diversity unit, Tahira has a successful track record in consultancy, training and project management. She is a graduate member of British Psychological Society (BPS) and the British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies (BABCP). She has worked as a mental health professional practitioner for a number of NHS Trusts nationally and is a private therapist providing assessment and treatment services to individuals, legal firms, schools and corporations. She is a qualified trainer on safeguarding, professional boundaries, equalities, stress management and personal development. As a freelance consultant her clients include local authorities, the education, health and housing sector nationwide.

We can bring this course to you.
If you have five or more staff interested our in-house training offers great value for money.

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