To ensure equity and access to community-based mental health services for diverse youth, families and community groups, KAAFI COUNSELING provides consulting and professional development opportunities for community service providers and practitioners to become more knowledgeable about culturally responsive mental health issues and resources.
The increased knowledge and cultural competence of mental health service providers to engage and serve the community – along with the development of psychological intervention framework – will contribute to improvement of the quality of mental health services available for the youth and families in our communities.
Consulting and Professional Development
KAAFI COUNSELING provides professional development and consulting services for clinical directors, clinicians and staff at community agencies and private practices to enhance their understanding of the unique needs of diverse families.
Our work with the local school districts and community agencies focuses on inclusion, equity and access for diverse youth experiencing challenges that effect emotional health, academic achievement and the quality of relationships. Positive outcomes are predicated on the organizational service delivery systems and structures that are in place and the quality of partnerships with the diverse families.
Dr. Mohamoud is a Qualified Supervisor supporting future mental health clinicians to ensure successful pathways into the field of promoting healthy and strong relationships that serve the foundation for good mental health and well-being for individuals, couples and families.
In her long experiences and practices in trauma healing and with diverse communities, Dr. Mohamud learned that promoting the practice of cultural and religious rituals promotes the maintenance of emotional connection and trauma healing. She provides professional development and consulting services for clinical directors, clinicians and staff at community agencies and private practices to enhance their understanding of the unique needs of families and support in experiences of socio-economic stressors and micro-aggressions. that support them.