We are honored to take part in the Qatar Family Day Celebrations at Wifaq. Under the patronage of Qatar Foundation for Social work, Wifaq is hosting a series of activities and celebrations for Qatar Family Day. We are pleased to collaborate with Wifaq as part of their celebrations to offer the workshop below free to the community.
“Change your Child’s Behaviour”
Time: Sunday April 14, 2019 from 6pm to 7:30 pm
Location: Wifaq Lusail
Cost: FREE to the community
Description: The workshop will explore:
-Internal vs. External motivations of children, and how they reflect on their long-term and short-term behavior
-Verbal and behavioural routines that are scientifically motivated to promote positive self-image and internalization of good behavior
-It also explores when and how to administer rewards and punishment and how to deal with whining and disobedience.
Expert Speaker: Dr. Kareem Darwish is a principal scientist in the Qatar Computing Research Institute, HBKU. His area of expertise lies at the intersection of computer science, linguistics, and social sciences. He has authored dozens of scientific publications, and three books including one on social psychology. He has an Arabic social psychology YouTube channel that addresses a variety of issues including raising children, cognitive biases, and group psychology. He received his PhD from the University of Maryland, USA and was previously a scientist at Microsoft and IBM, and a faculty member at the German University in Cairo and Cairo University.