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Rifd Parent Training Program 2023-2024 Season 3

Rifd Parent Training Program is back for season 3, 2023-2024! We are honored to invite you to register for the “Rifd” program organized by Awsaj Academy, a member of Qatar Foundation. The program is designed for parents with children facing academic challenges. The academy offers a variety of training courses for the third season of 2023-2024. All the courses are free of charge; some will be offered face-to-face, and others will be offered online.

  • Date: 06 May – 06 June 2024
  • Time: 9am – 9pm
  • Organized by: Awsaj Academy

Register by clicking the registration link for the workshop that you like. 

Presenter/sLanguageCourse DeliveryTitle of the courseDescriptionDateTimeLink
Hala SalaheddineArabicOnlineEmotional Intelligenceis the ability to understand, use, and manage your own emotions in positive ways to relieve stress, communicate effectively, empathize with others, overcome challenges and defuse conflict.7 May 202410:00 – 11:00 amRegister Here
Luma Jebreel ArabicOnlineMotivation and Intimidation in the classroom The workshop will discuss Motivation and Intimidation in the classroom and how they affect the students behaviors in the future 7 May 2024 12:00 – 1:00 pmRegister Here
Nancy Lourdes Oumarou  BilingualFace to FacePerforming Arts for Adults and ChildrenParents are invited to join our drama/theatre workshop in English. This is a great way to develop self-confidence and public speaking techniques in a relaxed environment. We will play drama games, improv and try a few scenes. No experience is required – just the desire to enjoy your time, to work and collaborate with other parents and to try something new!7 May 2024 4:00 – 5:00 pm Register Here
Rita Bou ChebelBilingualOnlineChallenging behaviors in early years During an interactive workshop, participants will learn about challenging behaviors, how to understand the function of a behavior, the lying reasons behind the behaviors and how to implement different strategies that can help in decreasing these behaviors. 8 May 2024 12:00 – 2:00 pmRegister Here
Victoria Mdira Navulu EnglishFace to FaceRole of a shadow teacher in supporting inclusion How to support a child to transition easily in the mainstream class,  How much time can a child stay in the mainstream class, what are some of the activities that you van engage a child in when in a special class.9 May 2024 5:00 – 6:00 pm Register Here
Raghda zohir abdelhamidArabicOnline“The importance of play in shaping a child’s personality”Play is important in child character formation and how language is stimulated by play in linguistically late children10 May 2024 7:00 – 9:00 pmRegister Here
Ghada Mohammed AboujassoumArabicOnlineBe influential.Can I Be Influential?
How to Leave a Mark and Impact Those Around You
Key Relationships for Influencers
Types of Influencers
12 May 2024 1:00 – 2:00 pmRegister here
Dr. Emran AbukrefahArabicBlended“The marshmallow mindset: From diagnosis to treatment in children.”Understanding ADHD Behaviors: Parents learn what ADHD is, its symptoms, types, causes, and its impact on a child’s behavior, emotions, and relationships.

Learning Strategies for Managing ADHD: Parents learn how to positively manage ADHD behaviors, such as using motivation and guidance techniques, organizing the home environment, setting clear rules, and applying consequences fairly.

Acquiring Effective Communication Skills: Parents learn how to effectively communicate with their children who have ADHD, such as using positive language, active listening, and expressing emotions appropriately.
12 May 2024 4:00 – 5:00 pmRegister Here
Maha AL-Zaiem and Hanadi AdnanBlingualOnlineThe Impact of Positive Parenting During the Age of Social MediaThe workshop aims to create a supportive and informative environment where parents can learn, share experiences, and gain practical tools to navigate the challenges posed by social media and technology in today’s parenting landscape. Ultimately, the goal is to empower parents to foster a safe, positive, and balanced digital experience for their children while strengthening the parent-child relationship.13 May 2024 10:00– 11:00 amRegister Here
dr-yazan awni abunawasArabicBlendedAutism Spectrum Disorder (Facts and Concepts)The workshop aims to present the most important distinguishing characteristics and warning signs through which the parent discovers the presence of deficiency and disorder in the child and the most important signs that distinguish autism spectrum disorder from other disorders.14 May 2024 4:00 – 6:00 pmRegister Here
Yasmeen ElshehabyArabicBlended“Strategies for Managing and Treating Stubborn Behavior in Children and Adolescents”Strategies for Managing and Treating Stubborn Behavior in Children and Adolescents:

How can I turn stubborn behavior into healthy and beneficial behavior?
When does stubborn behavior require the intervention of a behavioral therapist?
How do I manage the anger associated with stubborn behavior?
15 May 20248:00 – 9:00 pmRegister Here
Ahmed TahaBilingualBlendedThe role of volunteering in building children’s personalitiesThe workshop Includes the benefits of involving children in volunteer work in terms of the following benefits: It helps volunteers take advantage of their free time and turn it into a useful volunteer activity.
Acquires new skills or improves existing skills.
Volunteer activities contribute to maintaining the development of society.
It contributes to increasing volunteers’ ability to communicate effectively with other individuals.
Alleviates problems affecting society and individuals.
Belonging and activating your role in your community.
Enhance motivation and the spirit of achievement
15 May 2024 12:00– 1:00 pm  Register Here
Bushra Abu KhajilArabicOnlineHow to raise an emotionally intelligent child? Helping parents bring out the best in their children.The intelligence and emotional awareness of your child, along with their ability to handle emotions and reactions, will determine their success and happiness in all aspects of life, and will increase their intelligence quotient. How can you develop your child’s emotional intelligence? Do you want to help them deal with emotions and reactions? This workshop will help you bring out the best in your child and develop their emotional skills.15 May 20244:00 – 5:00 pm Register Here
Umair FarooqEnglishFace to FaceParenting in Digital AgeJoin us for ‘Parenting in the Digital Age’ round table. Discuss challenges & get tips to support your child’s digital journey. Together, we navigate the digital world!15 May 2024 2:00 – 3:00 pmRegister Here
Raghad sameer abusalBilingualFace to FaceRecognizing sensory processing disorder in children Sensory integration or sensory processing is the way our nervous system receives information from our senses. Children with sensory processing disorder (SPD) have difficulty interpreting and managing sensations presented by the environment. The specific goal of occupational therapy using a sensory integration framework is to improve people’s social engagement and sensory motor abilities.21 May 2024 7:00 – 8:00 pmRegister Here
Maya SlimBilingualFace to Face Empower ED: Nurturing Independence in Early Years Superstars  A Quick Guide for Parents of Young Children with Special Needs,” is designed to equip parents with practical strategies to foster independence in their children with special education needs. Throughout the session, participants will learn the importance of independence, understand effective teaching strategies such as breaking down tasks, using visual aids, providing choices, and reinforcing positive behaviors.22 May 2024 2:00 – 3:00 pmRegister Here
Ayeh Izzeldeen Ahmad JadAllahBilingualBlendedThe visual arts’ role in directing Autistic children’s behaviorThe role of visual arts in helping autistic children communicate and interact socially through developing sensory skills and visual perception. Language is a language in itself, so that adults and children can express themselves in an integrated manner. From here, we will learn how autistic children communicate through art.23 May 2024 4:00 – 6:00 pmRegister Here
Maha AlnaemiArabicOnlineMe and my daughter The pregnant mother goes through beautiful stages and happy moments when she hears the heartbeat of the fetus that lives in her bowels, and she grows in love and attachment when the features of her child begin to become clear as a routine appointment for the 20-week detailed x-ray. Here was the beginning… – Challenges and difficulties in receiving my disabled child – The journey of acceptance and love – Difficult decisions in the life of the disabled – The journey of rehabilitation and its pitfalls25 May 2024 5:00 – 6:00 pm Register Here
Dr.Shatha Rawashdeh ArabicFace to FaceIndividual educational planThe Individual Educational Plan (IEP). What is the Individual Educational Plan, the pre-preparation steps for the plan, the steps of preparing the plan, the content of the plan, the objectives and conditions of the plan, and how to set short-term and long-term goals and represent them during the workshop.25 May 2024 4:00 – 6:00 pmRegister Here
Ntianu Nzinga SababuEnglishOnlineNurturing Bilingual Minds Through Creative ReadingParents are invited to an engaging workshop where we unravel the wonders of bilingualism through the wonderful world of reading. Explore creative strategies to integrate two languages into your child’s reading journey while promoting cultural richness. Join us to discover the powerful impact of literature in shaping a vibrant, bilingual reading environment that sparks curiosity and celebrates bilingualism. 26 May 2024  10:00– 11:00  amRegister Here
Howraa HajaigBilingualFace to FaceIntroduction to Autism Spectrum Disorders& Applied Behavioral Analysis History Diagnosis Prevalence  Treatment considerations Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA)28 May 2024 9:00– 10:00 am Register Here
Areej Khamis ArabicFace to FaceAuditory perception difficulties“Auditory perception difficulties are one of the major challenges faced by students with learning disabilities. Many of these students experience difficulty with perception in general, and auditory perception in particular. Any neglect or delay in addressing developmental learning difficulties and auditory perception difficulties will lead to challenges in later academic stages.”
2 June 2024  10:00– 11:00 amRegister Here
Dr. yazan awni abunawasArabicBlendedAutism spectrum disorder problems and solutions (problems related to feeding, sleeping, and using the bathroom)The basic problems associated with autism spectrum disorder will be discussed, such as problems related to nutrition, sleep, and using the bathroom. They will be discussed and linked to autism spectrum disorder, and their possible causes will be clarified and the most prominent methods used to reduce and deal with them.5 June 2024 5:00 – 6:00 pm Register Here
Tarek Abdallah Masood ArabicFace to Face“Behavior Management / Behavioral Challenges and How to Manage and Address Them”




Dealing with human behavior as governed by its consequences6 June 2024 4:00 – 6:00 pmRegister Here