Working therapeutically with diverse Muslim and/or BME client groups

September 08, 2016 - September 08, 2016

Impact Hub (Town Hall Room) - Walker Building 58 Oxford Street, Birmingham, B5 5NR | £55

‘Working therapeutically with diverse Muslim and/or BME client groups’

Muslim Counsellor and Psychotherapist Network (MCAPN)

When working therapeutically with clients, we are also aware that clients from Muslim/BME communities are a diverse community within itself. This conference will address working with particular presenting problems as experienced and understood from within the Muslim and/or BME communities and what concerns, factors and issues we need to be aware of, to offer best practice and understanding to our diverse Muslim/BME client groups.

Invited Speakers include:

Rachel Agnew (Trainee Counsellor): Working with Third Culture Kids (TCK's) and Adult Third Culture Kids (ATCK's).

Ansa Eisa Ahmed (Counsellor and Founder/ Chair of Hope Bereavement Support): Working with Infant Death - including a Client's Perspective.

Ray Douglas (Gangology): Working with Offenders of Muslim origin within the Criminal Justice System (CJS).

Kikit Project: Working with a Faith-based 12-step Programme for Drug and Alcohol Addiction within Muslim Communities.

Dr Kulsoom Jawaid Malik (Breakthrough CIC): Working with South Asian women with learning disabilities.

Programme starts at 10.30am, with registration opening from 10am.

Ticket includes access to the full day's conference, all speaker presentations/workshops, tea/coffee refreshments throughout the day and lunch.

Please note:

If you would prefer to book and pay for your delegate ticket via cash/cheque, please email

This conference is suitable for: all Counsellors, Psychotherapists, Psychologists, Psychiatrists, Mental Health practitioners, Trainee/ Student practitioners, Helpline and Therapeutic Support Workers, Mental Health Nurses, Mentors, Chaplains and Pastoral Support, Well-being Services and Teams, Addiction and Recovery Support Teams, Crisis Team practitioners and any other Mental Health, therapeutic, pastoral and support practitioners, teams and services who work with (or are looking to work with) Muslim and/or BME client groups and service users.


What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?
Impact Hub is located in the Digbeth area of Birmingham, just to the South-East of the city centre.
By Car: There is no car park at the venue, however there are 2 private/NCP car parks nearby. All day parking is £2.50.
By Train: Impact Hub is easily accessible from Birmingham's New Street, Moor Street and Snow Hill train stations. You have the option to walk (10 minutes from Moor Street or 15 minutes from New Street) or take a taxi to the venue.
By Bus/Coach: The venue is a 2 minute walk from Birmingham Coach Station

Where can I contact the organiser with any questions?
You can contact the MCAPN on with any questions.

Is my registration/ticket transferrable?
If for any reason you are unable to attend the event, and wish to transfer your ticket to a colleague, please email us on with both delegate names and contact details.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
Yes, please bring your printed ticket to the event. All tickets will be checked at registration.

What is the refund policy?
For cancellations received by 14th August, the full amount will be refunded.
For cancellations received between 15th - 28th August, 50% of the registration fee minus a £5 processing fee will be refunded.
No refunds will be issued for cancellations received on or after 29th August 2016.
All cancellations must be received in writing by email to
Refund requests will be responded to within 3 working days for a first response.

Terms and conditions
MCAPN does not accept responsibility for accident, injury or loss suffered while attending this event.
MCAPN has the right to amend or cancel the event date.
In the unlikely occurrence of the event cancellation by MCAPN, MCAPN will refund any payments received in advance. However MCAPN will not refund any costs incurred as a result of this cancellation.


Thursday, 8 September 2016 from 10:00 to 16:00 (BST)

Impact Hub (Town Hall Room) - Walker Building 58 Oxford Street, Birmingham, B5 5NR


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