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The impact of COVID-19 on families and children in the Arab region

This seminar will bring together researchers and experts to discuss the impact of COVID-19 on families and children in the Arab region. The seminar will cover the following topics:

Mental health of parents and children Children’s well-being Marital satisfaction Parent-child relationship Family resilience, coping, and policies

Chair: Dr. Anis Ben Brik, Associate Professor, College of Public Policy and founding director of PROSPER, HBKU

Speakers: Dr. Humoud Alqashan, Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences, Kuwait University Dr. Kaltham Al-Ghanim, Professor of Sociology, Director of the Social and Economic Survey Research Institute (SESRI), Qatar University Dr. Said Aldhafri, Professor, College of Education, Director of Social Observatory Research Programme, Sultan Qaboos University Dr. Zeinab Khadr, Professor and Senior Research Scientist, Social Research Center, American University in Cairo, Egypt Dr. Slaheddine Ben Frej, Professor, University of Tunis, Tunisia Dr. Leyla Akoury-Dirani, Associate Professor, Chief Mental Health Academy, Director, Department of Psychiatry American University of Beirut Dr. Sarah Almalki, Vice Dean of Development, Jazan University, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Dr. Mohamed Chtatou, Mohammed V University in Rabat, Morocco Mr. Rashid Al Dosari, Executive Manager, Family Consulting Center (WIFAQ) Mrs. Enaam Barrishi, Director General, Jordan River Foundation, Jordan

Discussions will be held in Arabic.

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