Islamic Psychotherapy and Spiritual Care: Theory and Practice
College: Emmanuel College
Instructor 1: Isgandarova, Nazila
Course Code: 
EMP2537HS
Semester: 
Second Semester
Section: 
9101
Online: 
No
Credits: 
One Credit
Location: 
Online – Synchronous
Description: 

This course introduces helping professionals to Islamic psycho-spiritual therapy as practiced in variety settings (private practice, institutional, congregational, and public agencies). The subject matter is located at the intersection of Islamic theology and the social and human sciences, addressing developmental theory, grief theory and gender studies among other things. This course emphasizes multidimensional assessment and the different application of psycho-spiritual, therapeutic, supportive, educational, and resource management strategies for individuals. Gender, professional identity and professional ethics are also examined. This course introduces students to gender dynamics in a cross-cultural context and helps students develop skills and gender aware helping approaches in Islamic spiritual care and psychotherapy.

Pre-Requisites Currently Offered Next Scheduled Previously Offered Scheduling Information
EMP1741H or similar
Winter 2022
Fall 2018
Start Time: 
9:00
End Time: 
12:00
Hours per Week: 
3
Schedule: 
Mon
Program Requirement: 
CRPO. 1.1-1.5, 2.1-2.3, 5.1
Minimum: 
10
Maximum: 
20
Additional Notes: 
This course was previously taught under the title "Islamic Spiritual Care: Theory and Practice"
Teaching Method: 
Lectures
Readings
Means of Evaluation: 
Class Participation
Short Paper
Other