Meet The Expert Webinars

The Instiute of Muslim Mental Health proudly hosts a two webinar series in which scholars share their expertise to community members and mental health professionals, respectively. The Meet the Expert series is open to the public and features a clinician scholar who will provide a brief overview on his or her expertise then answer questions of registered participants. The Meet the Expert-Pro is intended for mental health professionals to be updated on the latest developments in the respective topics. 

Our next Meet the Expert webinar Thursday, January 25th is "Clearing the Air: Risks and Benefits of Marijuna Use" featuring Dr. Mohamed Elsamra. Marijuna has been legalized for recreational use in some states and is also increasingly used for medicinal purposes.  Learn about the risks and benefits of marijuana consumption by an expert in the field. 

Register here for the next Meet the Expert webinar


Online Courses

We have developed courses and models to train Imams, Islamic chaplains, and community leaders to recognize severe mental illness, refer to appropriate professionals, and offer basic supportive counseling. For more information of courses our members teach as well as other mental health professional provide see below:


Institution & Course



Hamada Altalib, DO, MPH Yale University & Institute for Muslim Mental Health Online cultural competency training. Continuing medical education credits (2.0 AMA Category 1 Credit) for physicians. Psychologists, social workers, and other professionals may acquire credit per their state licensure policies. ongoing

Hamada Altalib, DO, MPH &  Hooman Keshavarzi, PsyD

Mental Health from Islamic Tradition. Hartford Seminary

Online course may be taken as part of Masters degree program or may be audited  Spring 2015

Hooman Keshavarzi, PsyD

American Islamic College

Onsite program.   Pending

Hamada Altalib, DO, MPH

Intro Counseling Muslims. Bayan Claremont Institute

Hybrid Intensive Course. Ten days of live instruction and semester of online instruction. may be taken as part of Masters degree program or may be audited

 Winter 2018

Kameelah Mu'Min Rashad, M.Ed, MRPYC

Muslim Wellness Foundation

Mental Health First Aid workshops arranged with instructor  Variable

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