16th Annual Muslim Mental Health Conference
16th Annual Muslim Mental Health Conference (2024)
Presented by the Michigan State University Department of Psychiatry and co-hosted by the Stanford University School of Medicine's Muslim Mental Health & Islamic Psychology Lab.
Dates: Friday, March 1st & Saturday, March 2nd, 2024
Location: Stanford School of Medicine,
Palo Alto, California
Please note that the conference is a hybrid event, in-person on the campus of Stanford University and online via Zoom.
To Register: Register Now!
In-person registration fee*: Professional: $300* / Student or individual from a low income country: $150*
Online registration fee*: Professional: $50* / Student or individual from a low income country: $25*
CME/CEU processing fee*: $50 (must be included to be eligible for CME/CEU credits.
* Please note, registrations received by February 15th included the $50 CME/CEU processing fee
Cancellations received in writing no less than 20 days before the course will be refunded. No refunds will be made on cancellations received after that date.
Theme: Tech-NO or Tech-YES? The Digital Divide Between Muslims and Their Mental Health
This year's conference theme is particularly relevant in our rapidly evolving digital age. We aim to explore the intersection of technology, mental health, and the Muslim community, addressing the challenges and opportunities presented by the digital world. Additional topics in regard to Muslim mental health and Islamic Psychology are also welcome.
This premier event will gather over 500 leading experts, mental health professionals, trainees, and community leaders from over 30 countries. Your participation and insights would not only enrich the discussions but also foster collaboration and innovation in addressing the critical issues at the heart of this year's theme.
Who should attend?
Mental Health practitioners, religious leaders, faculty, graduate students, and community organizers and members.
Agenda: Conference Program
CMEs and CEUs (updated!)
11.25 CME/CEU available through Stanford Medicine.
In support of improving patient care, Stanford Medicine is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
American Medical Association (AMA)
Stanford Medicine designates this Live Activity for a maximum of 11.25 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
ASWB Approved Continuing Education Credit (ACE) - Social Work Credit
As a Jointly Accredited Organization, Stanford Medicine is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. Regulatory boards are the final authority on courses accepted for continuing education credit. Social workers completing this live activity receive 8.0 continuing education credits.
American Psychological Association (APA)
Continuing Education (CE) credits for psychologists are provided through the co-sponsorship of the American Psychological Association (APA) Office of Continuing Education in Psychology (CEP). The APA CEP Office maintains responsibility for the content of the programs.
Exhibitors, Sponsorships, and Advertisement Opportunities
The conference offer exhibit tables for professional organizations and non-profit organizations, as well as sponsorship and advertising opportunities. More information on costs and how to register for these opportunities can be found at: Conference Exhibits
Travel & Lodging
- Residents Inn booking link (2.6 Miles from venue): Please note that there are two separate reservation links if you are staying Thursday-Sunday. You must book Thursday night using the first link and Friday/Saturday using the second link). ***Also note that the rates for the Thursday night stay is different than Friday/Saturday nights.***
- Stanford Park Hotel (1.7 Miles from venue): Please use the link below or use code *SUCCR2024* to obtain a 20% discount
- The Graduate Hotel (1.5 Miles from venue): Please use the link below or use code *MMHC24* to obtain a 20% discount
Additional hotel options coming soon.
- San Jose International Airport is the nearest airport at about 18 miles southwest of the Stanford Campus.
- San Francisco International Airport is approximately 28 miles north of the Stanford Campus.
- Oakland International Airport is approximately 30 miles to the northeast of Stanford Campus.
Additional opportunities being offered (separate registration and fees apply)
Honoring our Legacy: A Gala Evening with Maristan
The gala will take place on Saturday, March 2 from 6:30 - 9:30 PM PST. For more information and to purchase tickets for this event, please see: https://givebutter.com/MaristanGala2024
Suicide Response Training Certification
Maristan will be providing a Suicide Response Training Certification, to support and empower Muslim Religious Leaders and Community Gatekeepers in addressing and responding to suicide within their communities. This initiative was researched and developed in the Bay at the Stanford Muslim Mental Health and Islamic Psychology Lab, and we now have the opportunity to invite our Bay Area religious and community leaders to attend this training. Thanks to our generous donors, Maristan is sponsoring $100/attendee reducing the cost of a seat to only $200! For more information and to purchase tickets for this event, please see: tinyurl.com/bayarea-SRT