Community Engagement & Outreach
MWF offers community-wide workshops to increase mental health literacy and which address pressing issues of concerns such as impact of trauma on family relationships, stepfamily challenges, link between physical and mental health, fatherhood and emotional well-being, religious perspectives on mental health, stress and self-care, and recovery from mental illness
Training & Consultation
Many agencies and professionals (non-Muslim especially) admit they know very little about Islam & Muslims and stressors/barriers/sources of strength that should be taken into consideration when engaging a Muslim in therapy. Religious & Spiritual leaders also need help recognizing signs of mental illness/addiction and when it is best to refer an individual, couple or family to a professional.
Professional Development & Networking
Cultivating opportunities for Muslim Mental Health professionals to connect, provide space for supervision, discussion of issues around balancing professional and spiritual identity, dual relationships and ethical standards/responsibilities, latest trends in the field and community, etc.
Retreats & Conferences
In addition to community workshops, MWF offers several annual interdisciplinary events: Annual Black Muslim Psychology Conference, Anti Muslim Bigotry Youth Symposium & Maternal Mental Health Retreat