Child Psychology: Western Insights and Islamic Perspectives

Nurturing the Next Generation: A Fusion of Western Knowledge and Islamic Wisdom

Child Psychology: Western Insights and Islamic Perspectives

About The Course

Al Balagh is thrilled to offer the first-of-its-kind online course on Child Psychology, masterfully integrating Western insights with Islamic perspectives. This unique programme offers a rare chance to explore the depths of child psychology, guided by distinguished subject experts and Sharia scholars . Unravel the complexities of nurturing and understanding children in today’s diverse and ever-changing world. Join us to bridge academic theory with practical, real-world applications across 16 in-depth sessions. Embark on this transformative journey to revolutionise your approach to child development and make a meaningful impact in the lives of children and families. Don’t miss this unparalleled opportunity to enhance your skills and join a community of passionate learners dedicated to making a difference.

Course Team

SHAYKH G.HUSSEIN RASSOOL

Prof. G.Hussein Rassool

(Director of Studies, Department of Islamic Psychology, Psychotherapy & Counselling)

SHAYKH G.HUSSEIN RASSOOL

Linda Bendjafer

(Doctoral student in Cognitive Psychology at University of Paris.Clinical Psychologist, Counselor, French Speaker, Teacher and a Writer.)

Zulekha Shakoor Rajani

Zulekha Shakoor Rajani

(Counselling Psychologist, Mind and Brain Hospital. IP diploma-CMC, Taziyah Therapy-Avicenna Academy, TIIP-Level-1-Khalil Center. M.Sc Psychology, B.Ed, PGDgC (Guidance & Counseling))

SHAYKH G.HUSSEIN RASSOOL

Dr. Masturah Badzis

(Associate Professor at Kulliyyah of Education, International Islamic University Malaysia, Doctorate in Education (Ed.D), Child Development and Education, University of Warwick UK)

AT A GLANCE

16 Live Online Sessions

Duration : 6 months

Saturdays 4PM - 5:30PM (London, UK)

Video Recordings Available

Access to Mobile App

Personalised Feedback

Digital Certificate

From £24.99/Month

(For 4 Months)

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Starts on 8th June 2024

Course Fee

Pay in Full: £199.99​ £99.99

Pay In 4 Installments: £24.99 per month

Registration Deadline:

7th June 2024

Al Balagh Scholarship

AlBalagh Scholarship is available for learners who cannot afford the fee.

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Course Overview

In-Depth Exploration of Child Psychology: Western and Islamic Insights
Delve into ‘Child Psychology: Western Insights and Islamic Perspectives’, a pioneering course offering a profound understanding of child psychology from diverse perspectives. Across 16 comprehensive sessions, experience the rich of integration evidenced-based Western psychological approaches and Islamic teachings. The curriculum delves into cognitive development stages, behavioural management, and effective parenting strategies, ensuring a holistic grasp of child growth and nurturing. This course goes beyond theoretical knowledge, empowering you with practical skills and insights to make a real difference. It’s an opportunity to gain transformative knowledge, shaping the future of young minds in a balanced, informed manner.

Comprehensive Curriculum: Diving Deep into Child Psychology
Embark on a journey through crucial topics like Emotional Intelligence, Moral and Spiritual Development, and Coping with Modern Challenges. Our sessions cover a range of subjects including ‘Navigating Parental Challenges’, ‘Building Resilience’, ‘Islamic Rituals in Character Building’, and ‘Leadership in Islamic Education’. This meticulously structured course weaves together key concepts such as ‘Islamic Role Models’, ‘Contemplative Techniques’, and ‘Effective interpersonal Skills’. It’s designed not just to educate but also to engage, with case studies and family activities that bring theories into practice. Prepare for an enriching experience that combines depth and breadth, providing practical tools to apply this newfound knowledge effectively.

Empowering Parents, Counsellors, Teachers, Imams and Passionate students of Islamic Psychology:
Specifically designed for parents, counselors, teachers, and imams, this course is a beacon of knowledge and skills. It offers practical benefits like enhanced communication techniques, insightful child behavior understanding from dual perspectives, and strategies for harmonizing Islamic values with contemporary education. Embark on this journey to discover the joy of guiding children towards successful, well-rounded development in all facets of life. This course is not just an educational experience; it’s a transformative journey, equipping you to make a significant impact in the lives of children and shaping future generations with wisdom, empathy, and understanding.

Child Psychology Western Insights and Islamic Perspectives
Child Psychology Western Insights and Islamic Perspectives
Child Psychology Western Insights and Islamic Perspectives

 LEARNING  OBJECTIVES

  1. Dual Perspective Understanding: Grasp the Essentials, Gain a foundational understanding of child psychology, exploring both Western academic theories and Islamic principles.
  2. Behavioural Management Mastery: Guide with Confidence, Develop effective skills in managing child behavior, combining psychological strategies with Islamic approaches.
  3. Developmental Insights: Unlock Potential, Acquire detailed insights into cognitive and emotional development stages, fostering critical thinking and emotional intelligence in children.
  4. Modern Challenge Navigation: Face Challenges Head-On, Learn to address the modern-day dilemmas children face, applying academic theory and practical solutions.
  5. Islamic Principles in Education: Islamic Education Deep Dive, Deepen your understanding of Islamic principles in child rearing and education, enabling well-balanced growth.
  6. Counseling Skills Enhancement: Empower with Empathy, Enhance your counseling techniques with a unique blend of Islamic perspectives and contemporary psychological practices, equipping you to provide more empathetic, culturally informed guidance
Child Psychology Western Insights and Islamic Perspectives

Learning Outcomes

  1. Nurtured Growth: Become adept at fostering well-rounded children, proficient in balancing Islamic teachings with secular education.
  2. Integrated Development: Master the integration of Western psychology and Islamic teachings for a holistic child development approach.
  3. Multicultural Mastery: Effectively manage the complexities of parenting, teaching, or counseling in a culturally diverse and digital era.
  4. Real-Life Application: Confidently apply learned strategies in various scenarios, improving child behavior, academic performance, and emotional health.
  5. Counseling Expertise Enhancement: Enhance your counseling skills with a nuanced understanding of child psychology, blending Islamic insights with modern psychological practices, enabling more effective and empathetic client interactions.
  6. Community Contributor: Emerge as a key figure in fostering the holistic development of children in your community, influencing their success in all aspects of life.
Child Psychology Western Insights and Islamic Perspectives
Child Psychology Western Insights and Islamic Perspectives

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Frequently Asked Questions

Are Al Balagh courses recognised or accredited?

Al Balagh courses do not provide an externally accredited or recognised qualification. Our own expert team works at the course content. With over 40000+ learners, we are continuously growing and our vision is to make Al Balagh qualifications renowned worldwide through our expert team, without seeking formal accreditation or recognition from external institutional bodies.

How is this online course structured?

Our online course comprises live interactive online sessions, pre-recorded videos, online course material that include, presentations, reading material & online learning activities. Students may ask questions and get their doubts cleared from their respective lecturers, if any. Our dedicated academic support team will assist you as required.

When will I have access to the online course material?

Upon successful enrollment, you will get access to ILM Portal (our advanced online learning portal) within 24 hours. (login details and important contact information will be provided on your registered email address)

Will I get notification for live sessions?

You will be able to view all course wise live session details including joining links on your ILM Portal calendar.Weekly email reminders are also sent out on your registered email address. If you find any difficulty with the link/calendar please contact us immediately via  Email: [email protected] or by Phone: +447946835578 . Our dedicated support team will ensure that your problem gets resolved at the earliest

Is it mandatory to attend live sessions?

Attending live sessions, while not mandatory for course progression, is strongly encouraged. Prominent scholars and educators highlight the unique value of live attendance, emphasizing its role in the authentic transfer of knowledge. Live participation fosters an interactive learning environment, allowing for real-time questions, discussions, and clarifications that are not as easily replicated through recorded materials. This live engagement is seen as essential for a deeper understanding and connection to the subject matter, echoing the tradition and Adab of scholarly learning.

I missed a live session. Can I get the video recordings?

If you miss a live session, don't worry! You can access the recorded sessions, presentations, and relevant materials on your course dashboard within 24-48 hours after the live class is delivered. Our admin team uploads the content promptly so you can catch up on what you missed and be well-prepared for the next live class. Simply log in to the ILM Student portal and find the materials under the respective course section if you miss a scheduled live lecture.

Can I download the video recordings on my device (Desktop/Laptop/Mobile/Tab)?

We understand that having constant access to educational content is important for our students. However, to maintain the integrity and security of our course materials, videos are not available for download directly from the Learning Management System (LMS). We ensure that our LMS is accessible at all times and from various devices, allowing you to study at your convenience, wherever you have internet access. If you have any concerns about accessing the materials or need assistance with the LMS, please do not hesitate to contact our support team for help.

I have doubts but I cannot attend the live session. Any other way to ask my questions?

For any doubts or discussions, join the dedicated Course WhatsApp Groups where you can engage with peers for question clarification and discussions. Course instructors may be part of these groups at their discretion. If you need to contact a specific instructor, please reach out to the Admin Team.

How do I interact with my classmates?

You can interact with your classmates on our WhatsApp Groups exclusive for the course students. To join the official WhatsApp group, log in to your course on https://ilm.albalaghacademy.org/  and access the "Join Official WhatsApp Group'' tab. Go to Start → Sessions → Welcome Aboard: Course Introduction → Join Official WhatsApp Group 

Joining the group will allow you to connect with fellow course students for discussions and updates.

What is the process for reaching out to the instructor?

For inquiries about instructor contact information, please reach out to the course administrator directly. Instructor details will be shared only with their explicit consent. However, participants are encouraged to connect through group discussions.

( Please note, they often have demanding schedules and may not always be able to address individual queries. We encourage you to attend live sessions and utilize the Q&A period for questions. For queries post-lecture, feel free to contact our administrators, and we will do our best to assist. Responses from instructors will depend on their availability. Thank you for your understanding.)

When will the final exam be held?

The Final Exam will be held at the end of the course(approximately one month after the final live lecture of the course) and will be a Graded And Timed Exam.

How long will I have access to the online course(s)?

The duration of access to paid online courses varies depending on the program length:

  • Courses lasting 4/6 months (12/16 sessions): 1 year access
  • Courses lasting 9-12 months (24-30 sessions): 2 year access

Please note that these durations apply specifically to our paid courses.

I am facing trouble signing into the “ILM” Online Student portal. What should I do?

In case you find any trouble accessing your account, then please contact us immediately via  email: [email protected] or by phone: +447946835578 . Our dedicated support team will ensure that your problem gets resolved at the earliest. The time taken to resolve issues depends on the team's availability and working hours. We guarantee prompt resolution of your queries. Please be aware that it typically takes around 24 hours to resolve any technical issues.

How can I apply for the Al Balagh Scholarship?

Al Balagh Academy values seekers of knowledge more than anything. Please visit  here to apply for a scholarship. Our team will assess your application and respond in 2 - 3 working days.

What is the course grading policy?

Our course grading policy is designed to ensure a comprehensive understanding and mastery of the subject matter. To successfully pass, students are required to achieve a minimum grade of 40% across all courses. Here's how your performance will be evaluated:

  • Weekly Assessment Exams (60% of total points): Throughout the course, you will encounter approximately 5-6  online objective assessments aimed at testing your understanding and honing your skills. These weekly checkpoints are pivotal in tracking your progress and ensuring you're on the right path.
  • Course Final Exam (40% of total points): The culmination of your learning journey is marked by the course final exam. This decisive assessment evaluates your grasp of the entire course content.
  • Achieving a score of 40% or above is essential to pass the course. This balanced approach between regular assessments and a comprehensive final exam ensures that you not only retain information but also apply your knowledge effectively.
When do I receive the course certificate ?
Following successful course completion, you will be eligible to receive your digital certificate of achievement. To be eligible, you must meet the following criteria:
Completion of All Course Modules: Full engagement with all designated course materials, including readings, assignments, and assessments, is mandatory.

Attainment of the Minimum Passing Threshold: A minimum grade of 40% is required to qualify for the certificate of achievement.

Who do I contact if I still have doubts related to my courses ?

If you have questions or need assistance during your journey, our dedicated support team is here for you. Your success is our priority. Please be patient as our team works round the clock to provide support.

📞 Admissions Team( Payment, Scholarships, Enrollment, or information about New Courses):

🚀 Short-Term Course Support (Assessment, Course-related, or IT-Technical issues):

Concerned about Flexibility?

We provide a 100% Money Back Guarantee for the First 4 Weeks. Join us today for a secure and enriching experience in Islamic learning!
You can review our Refund policy HERE!

Is there a mobile app for accessing my courses ?

Maximize your learning flexibility with our newly updated mobile app! Enjoy seamless access to your courses anytime, anywhere. Click on the links below to download the app tailored to your device:

Dive into a world of convenient and accessible learning today!

Are Al Balagh courses recognised or accredited?

Al Balagh courses do not provide an externally accredited or recognised qualification. Our own expert team works at the course content. With over 40000+ learners, we are continuously growing and our vision is to make Al Balagh qualifications renowned worldwide through our expert team, without seeking formal accreditation or recognition from external institutional bodies.

How is this online course structured?

Our online course comprises live interactive online sessions, pre-recorded videos, online course material that include, presentations, reading material & online learning activities. Students may ask questions and get their doubts cleared from their respective lecturers, if any. Our dedicated academic support team will assist you as required.

When will I have access to the online course material?

Upon successful enrollment, you will get access to ILM Portal (our advanced online learning portal) within 24 hours. (login details and important contact information will be provided on your registered email address)

Will I get notification for live sessions?

You will be able to view all course wise live session details including joining links on your ILM Portal calendar. Weekly email reminders are also sent out on your registered email address. If you find any difficulty with the link/calendar please contact us immediately via  Email: [email protected] or by Phone: +447946835578 . Our dedicated support team will ensure that your problem gets resolved at the earliest

Is it mandatory to attend live sessions?

Attending live sessions, while not mandatory for course progression, is strongly encouraged. Prominent scholars and educators highlight the unique value of live attendance, emphasizing its role in the authentic transfer of knowledge. Live participation fosters an interactive learning environment, allowing for real-time questions, discussions, and clarifications that are not as easily replicated through recorded materials. This live engagement is seen as essential for a deeper understanding and connection to the subject matter, echoing the tradition and Adab of scholarly learning.

I missed a live session. Can I get the video recordings?

If you miss a live session, don't worry! You can access the recorded sessions, presentations, and relevant materials on your course dashboard within 24-48 hours after the live class is delivered. Our admin team uploads the content promptly so you can catch up on what you missed and be well-prepared for the next live class. Simply log in to the ILM Student portal and find the materials under the respective course section if you miss a scheduled live lecture.

Can I download the video recordings on my device (Desktop/Laptop/Mobile/Tab)?

We understand that having constant access to educational content is important for our students. However, to maintain the integrity and security of our course materials, videos are not available for download directly from the Learning Management System (LMS). We ensure that our LMS is accessible at all times and from various devices, allowing you to study at your convenience, wherever you have internet access. If you have any concerns about accessing the materials or need assistance with the LMS, please do not hesitate to contact our support team for help.

I have doubts but I cannot attend the live session. Any other way to ask my questions?

For any doubts or discussions, join the dedicated Course WhatsApp Groups where you can engage with peers for question clarification and discussions. Course instructors may be part of these groups at their discretion. If you need to contact a specific instructor, please reach out to the Admin Team.

How do I interact with my classmates?

You can interact with your classmates on our WhatsApp Groups exclusive for the course students. To join the official WhatsApp group, log in to your course on https://ilm.albalaghacademy.org/  and access the "Join Official WhatsApp Group'' tab. Go to Start → Sessions → Welcome Aboard: Course Introduction → Join Official WhatsApp Group 

Joining the group will allow you to connect with fellow course students for discussions and updates.

What is the process for reaching out to the instructor?

For inquiries about instructor contact information, please reach out to the course administrator directly. Instructor details will be shared only with their explicit consent. However, participants are encouraged to connect through group discussions.

( Please note, they often have demanding schedules and may not always be able to address individual queries. We encourage you to attend live sessions and utilize the Q&A period for questions. For queries post-lecture, feel free to contact our administrators, and we will do our best to assist. Responses from instructors will depend on their availability. Thank you for your understanding.)

When will the final exam be held?

The Final Exam will be held at the end of the course (approximately one month after the final live lecture of the course) and will be a Graded And Timed Exam.

How long will I have access to the online course?

The duration of access to paid online courses varies depending on the program length:

  • Courses lasting 4/6 months (12/16 sessions): 1 year access
  • Courses lasting 9-12 months (24-30 sessions): 2 year access

Please note that these durations apply specifically to our paid courses.

I am facing trouble signing into the “ILM” Online Student portal. What should I do?

In case you find any trouble accessing your account, then please contact us immediately via  email: [email protected] or by phone: +447946835578 . Our dedicated support team will ensure that your problem gets resolved at the earliest. The time taken to resolve issues depends on the team's availability and working hours. We guarantee prompt resolution of your queries. Please be aware that it typically takes around 24 hours to resolve any technical issues.

How can I apply for the Al Balagh Scholarship?

Al Balagh Academy values seekers of knowledge more than anything. Please visit  here to apply for a scholarship. Our team will assess your application and respond in 2 - 3 working days.

What is the course grading policy?

Our course grading policy is designed to ensure a comprehensive understanding and mastery of the subject matter. To successfully pass, students are required to achieve a minimum grade of 40% across all courses. Here's how your performance will be evaluated:

  • Weekly Assessment Exams (60% of total points): Throughout the course, you will encounter approximately 5-6  online objective assessments aimed at testing your understanding and honing your skills. These weekly checkpoints are pivotal in tracking your progress and ensuring you're on the right path.
  • Course Final Exam (40% of total points): The culmination of your learning journey is marked by the course final exam. This decisive assessment evaluates your grasp of the entire course content.
  • Achieving a score of 40% or above is essential to pass the course. This balanced approach between regular assessments and a comprehensive final exam ensures that you not only retain information but also apply your knowledge effectively.
When do I receive the course certificate?
Following successful course completion, you will be eligible to receive your digital certificate of achievement. To be eligible, you must meet the following criteria:
Completion of All Course Modules: Full engagement with all designated course materials, including readings, assignments, and assessments, is mandatory.

Attainment of the Minimum Passing Threshold: A minimum grade of 40% is required to qualify for the certificate of achievement.

Who do I contact if I still have doubts related to my courses?

If you have questions or need assistance during your journey, our dedicated support team is here for you. Your success is our priority. Please be patient as our team works round the clock to provide support.

📞 Admissions Team( Payment, Scholarships, Enrollment, or information about New Courses):

🚀 Short-Term Course Support (Assessment, Course-related, or IT-Technical issues):

Concerned about Flexibility?

We provide a 100% Money Back Guarantee for the First 4 Weeks. Join us today for a secure and enriching experience in Islamic learning!
You can review our Refund policy HERE!

Is there a mobile app for accessing my courses?

Maximize your learning flexibility with our newly updated mobile app! Enjoy seamless access to your courses anytime, anywhere. Click on the links below to download the app tailored to your device:

Dive into a world of convenient and accessible learning today!

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