Clinical Strategies in Working with Muslim College Students
Zaynab Khan, Psy.D.
This workshop is intended to provide strategies for effectively engaging and treating Muslim college students. Up to date statistics and research on American Muslims will be presented to help to understand the unique factors facing Muslims including the impact of Islamophobia. Using the lens of cultural humility, religious and cultural influences will be discussed to help understand the intersectional factors of Muslim college students and their presenting concerns. An emphasis of the workshop will be on discussing clinical strategies for working with Muslim college students. Interactive exercises and case discussions will be used to illustrate effective ways working with Muslim college students.
- To understand religious and cultural intersecting factors that may affect Muslim college students including the impact of Islamophobia
- To provide strategies for working with Muslim college students including building rapport and overcoming stigma
- To understand how to use spirituality to engage and enhance treatment with Muslim students that identify as religion is important
- To engage in self-examination of biases that may unintentionally impact treatment and develop a lens of cultural humility when working with Muslim students