FREE ISLAMinar: Parenting Practices "Positive Parenting: Teenage Years" by Br. Omar Zia (Jun 24)


Understanding Islam Academy (UIA), in cooperation with DawaNet, Invites You to Join:

A FREE ISLAMinar on Parenting Practices (Monthly Series)
"Positive Parenting: The Teenage Years"

Presented by Br. Omar Zia (Educator, Student Counselor and a Lecturer)

Based on the best practices of parenting offered by Islam and the contemporary research and literature on parenting and youth-development.

Date: Sunday, June 24, 2012


12:00 pm - 1:30 pm Eastern Standard Time (US & Canada)
11:00 am - 12:30 pm Central Standard Time  (US & Canada) 
10:00 am - 11:30 am Mountain Standard Time (US & Canada)
9:00 am - 10:30 am Pacific Standard Time (US & Canada)
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm Greenwich Time (GMT / UTC)

Location: ONLINE

Fee: FREE!! (Donations are Welcomed)

Contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Why Attend this "Parenting Practices" ISLAMinar?

These webinars will hopefully inspire you to begin a new chapter in your relationship with your children / students:

  1. Discover proven ways to connect with and nurture your child
  2. Learn the best-practices of parenting offered by parenting experts, youth workers and psychologists
  3. Transform your parenting style based on the ideals and principles of Islamic parenting and character-development
  4. Engaging Powerpoint Presentation!
  5. It's FREE!
  6. An opportunity to learn from a public school teacher, a guidance counselor, a parenting expert, and a popular youth worker, all in one!

Upcoming "Parenting Practices" Webinars:

Children: In Need of Our Love & Mercy (Apr. 29, 2012) > Listen to Recording
Positive Parenting: The Younger Years (May 27, 2012) Listen to Recording
Positive Parenting: The Teenage Years (June 24, 2012)
Positive Parenting: The Teenage Years - Beginning the Dialogue (September 23, 2012)
Exploring Incentive-Based Parenting (October 28, 2012)
An Educator's Advice for Parents: The First 14 Years (November 25, 2012)
An Educator's Advice for Parents: The Next 7 Years (December 30, 2012)

About the Instructor:

Omar Zia is an Educator working with the Peel School Board, in Ontario, Canada. He is a well-known Khatib and lecturer in Toronto. He holds a B.Sc., B.Ed. (Science/English) and a Master of Education degree.

Br. Omar Zia currently works as the Curricular Head of Student Services: Guidance Counsellor, Student Success Site Coordinator and Special Education Services Program Coordinator, at TL Kennedy SS with the Peel District School Board

Previously he  has been a Department Head of ESL & Special Ed, Cross-Curricular Literacy Head, and an English Head. He has also served as the Principal of Bramalea Night School for a few years.

Br. Omar had the honour of studying Islam under numerous well-known Muslim scholars in the Toronto area. He has been running popular youth halaqas and parenting workshops at Understanding Islam Academy for several years now.




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