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Understanding Intimate Partner Violence in the Muslim Community
A critical discussion about intimate partner violence (IPV) in the Muslim community. We will explore what IPV is, how it presents in Muslim communities and how Islam holds the answer to the elimination and prevention of family based violence in our communities. Peaceful Families Project is a 21 year-old US based non-profit organization addressing issues of family based violence using Islamic values and models through training, research. research development and strategic affiliations.

Aug 9, 2022 07:30 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Dr. Denise Ziya Berte
Dr. Denise Ziya Berte is a licensed doctoral level clinical psychologist with over 25 years experience in forensic psychology and trauma (including domestic violence) and international issues related to mental health , war and refugees. Dr. Berte graduated from Temple University in Philadelphia with a Bachelor's degree in Psychology and from the State University of New York at Albany with a Masters and Doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology. She is a licensed psychologist in Pennsylvania, Delaware and the State of Palestine. Dr. Berte was previously the Director of the Liberty Center for Survivors of Torture and the Clinical Director of An Najah Child Institute in Nablus, Palestine as well as a visiting professor for over five years at the Medical faculty at An Najah National University of Palestine. Dr. Berte has worked in Latin America, West Africa, the Middle East and Asia. She speaks Spanish and English fluently and French and Arabic with moderate fluency. Dr. Berte had publish