Instructor's Portfolio

Dr. MARYAM ISA HASSAN AL-SHERAWI


Associate Professor

College of Graduate Studies
Intellectual Disability and Autistic Disorder Prog
Work Tel No.:17239695
mariames@agu.edu.bh


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Qualifications

Qualifications

- B. A. Social Work. Qatar University. 1984.
- M. A. Social Work. Halwan University. 1991
- Ph. D. Social Work. Cairo University. 1998.

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Work Experience

Experience

-Social worker, Ministry of Education. Qatar. 1984-1998.
-Expert, Ministry of Education. Qatar. 1998-1999.
-Assistant Professor, Arabian Gulf University. 1999-2012.
-Associate Professor, Arabian Gulf University. 2013-until now.
-Head of Learning Difficulties department 2015- present


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Scientific Production

Publication

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Teaching Courses

Teaching Courses

-Fundamentals of early intervention
-Fundamentals of intellectual disability
-Family counseling
-Behavior modification
-Supervising diploma and master thesis'
-Practicum

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Academic Supervision

Supervised the following theses

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Committees

 

Attendance in most important committees within the university

Member of Accreditation Committee. 2010- 2016. (AGU).
Member of first year medical students committee. 2001 until 2013. (AGU).
Coordinator and representative of the protocol between the AGU and the National Association for Handicap Services. Kingdom of Bahrain. 2013-2016.
Member of Behavioral Management Committee. 2014 until now
Coordinator of Intellectual Disability and Autism Program (Arabian Gulf University) 2014-2015
Head of Learning Disability department (Arabian Gulf University) 2015- present
Member of Scientific Research Committee, Postgraduate College, Arabian Gulf University 2016 – present
Member of Postgraduate Thesis Evaluation Committee, Arabian Gulf University 2016- present

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Memberships

 

N.G.Os Membership:
-Member of Qatar Red Crescent Society. 1990-1998
-Member of Qatari Disabled Society. 1990-1998
-Member of Bahraini Society for Intellectual Disability and Autism. 2007- present
-Member of American Association On Intellectual And Developmental Disabilities. 2016- present

Committee Membership:
-Member of Accreditation Committee. 2010- 2016. (AGU).
-Member of first year medical students committee. 2001 until 2013. (AGU).
-Board member to the Bahrain Society for Intellectual Disability and Autism. 2010- present
-Member of the Gulf Society for Disable. 2001- present
-Head of PTA Council Kanoo International School. 2001-2009.
-An advisor to Kanoo International School. 2000- 2014
-Head of Al Wafa Center: Bahrain Society for Intellectual Disability and Autism. 2010 until now.
-Member of Early Intervention for Kindergarten Children at Bahrain Society for Intellectual Disability and Autism. 2013-2016
-Coordinator and representative of the protocol between the AGU and the National Association for Handicap Services. Kingdom of Bahrain. 2013-2016.
-Member of Behavioral Management Committee. 2014 until now (AGU)
-Member of Assessment and Diagnosis Committee of Intellectual Disability (Ministry of Social Development) Kingdom of Bahrain 2013 until now
-Coordinator of Intellectual Disability and Autism Program (Arabian Gulf University) 2014-2015
-Head of Learning Disability department (Arabian Gulf University) 2015- present
-Member of Scientific Research Committee, Postgraduate College, Arabian Gulf University 2016 – present
-Head of Postgraduate Thesis Evaluation Committee, Arabian Gulf University 2016- present 2018

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Community Service

 

Board member to the Bahrain Society for Intellectual Disability and Autism. 2010- present
Member of the Gulf Society for Disable. 2001- present
Head of PTA Council Kanoo International School. 2001-2009.
An advisor to Kanoo International School. 2000- 2014
Head of Al Wafa Center: Bahrain Society for Intellectual Disability and Autism. 2010 until now.
Member of Early Intervention for Kindergarten Children at Bahrain Society for Intellectual Disability and Autism. 2013-2016
Member of Assessment and Diagnosis Committee of Intellectual Disability (Ministry of Social Development) Kingdom of Bahrain 2013 until now

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Research Interests

 

1.N.G.Os and State in the Arab Region. Journal of Social Affair. U.A.E. 2002.
2.N.G.Os in GCC Contries: Reality and Challenges. Journal of Social Affairs. U.A.E. 2004.
3.Positive Perceptions of Intellectual Disability and Its Relationship to Family Stress & Coping Strategies in Families with Mild Intellectual Disabled Children. Journal of Social Affairs. U.A.E. 2009.
4.Parenting Stress in Families with Downsyndrome Children and the Effect of Early Intervention Children. Childcare, Alttaawun Journal. Riyadh. 2010.
5.The Effectiveness of a Training Program in the Development of the Making Friends Skill on the Improvement of Social Interaction between Female Students with Mild Intellectual Disability in the Kingdom of Bahrain. Journal of Educational & Psychological Sciences. University of Bahrain. 2011.
6.Adaptive Behavior and it Relationship to Quality of Life Among Female Students with Intellectual Disability in State of Qatar. (submited for publication).
7.Problems of Class Management Facing Teachers of Intellectual Disability Students in State of Qatar. Arab Journal for child development. The Arab Council for Children. Cairo. 2011.
8.The Differences in Language Skills and Interaction Between Students with Intellectual Disability in Integrated and non-integrated Educational Setting in the Sultanate Oman. Kuwait. Journal of Arab Children. December 2013
9.The relationship between Support Needs and Adaptive Behavior Domains for Inclusion& non-Inclusion Students with Intellectual Disability in the Kingdome of Saudi Arabia (Submitted for publication)
10.Differences in Self-Concept of Children with Middle Intellectual Disabilities Enrolled and non Enrolled in Early Intervention Programs and their Relationship to Parental Attitudes (Submitted for publication)
11.Supervised over 40 Diploma projects, 70 Masters thesis in the post graduate department in the Arabian Gulf University
12.Review the promotion file ‘from assistant professor to associate professor’ in Al-Hussain ibn Talal University. Jordan, March 2018.
13.Review the promotion file ‘from assistant professor to associate professor’ in PAAET Basic Education College. Kuwait, April 2018.
14.Co-supervise a PhD thesis in Eian Shams University. Egypt, 2018.
15.Prepare and give many educational and social lectures in schools in Doha and Bahrain.
16.Work with the Arabic Network in writing reports of the national organisations in the Kingdom of Bahrain. Bahrain, 2002/2003.
17.Review the researches of ‘Kalifa bin Salman Al-Kalifa reward. Bahrain, 2009/2010.
18.Review papers and researches for publication in the Social affair Journal.
19.Review papers and researches for publication in Journal of Human Science, University of Bahrain.


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Lectures/Seminars/Workshops

 

1.Workshop on the role and functiona of social workers. Ministry of Education. Qatar. 1985.
2.N.G.Os in the Arab World. Cairo. 1989.
3.Workshop on Early Screening. Qatar. April, 1995
4.Arab N.G.Os in the New Millenium. Cairo. 1997.
5.Workshop for Ministry of Education Social Workers. Qatar. 1993.
6.Gifted Children. Bahrain Society for Child Development. Bahrain. Dec, 1999.
7.Voluntary Work, Family Development House. Doha. Qatar. 1999.
8.Women in Arabian Gulf and the New Millenium. Bahrain. 1999.
9.Gulf Societies for Disable: Reality and Hopes. Bahrain. January, 2001.
10.Child Abuse. Bahrain Society for Child Development. Oct, 2001. Bahrain.
11.Voluntary Work in Kuwait. Kuwait. April. 2001.
12.The New Developmental Rule for N.G.Os in GCC Countries. Ryadh. 2001.
13.Women and Politics. Suprem Council for family. Doha. Qatar. April, 2002.
14.Disable and N.G.Os in the GCC Countries. Oman. March, 2006.
15.Workshop on Psychologica stresses among family with disable children (Intellectual disability). Freedom House. Bahrain. 2009.
16.Workshop on Psychological Stresses amon family with disable children (Autism disorder). Freedom House. Bahrain 2009.
17.Participated in all Workshops and Conferences Organized by AGU in the Field of Special Education and Disability.
18.Giving a seminar on the different forms of abuse to intellectual disabled children within their families. December 2012
19.Prepare and present workshop for Autistic children teachers. ALWafa Center: Bahrain Society for Intellectual Disability and Autism. (June, 2013).
20.Prepare and present a paper on” Handicap Employment: Challenges and Difficulties”. Kingdom of Bahrain (November, 2013).
20.Organise a workshop on Assesment of Early Intervention,Bahrain,March2014.
21.A paper titted:" Stress Management among Families of Handicapped and Autistic Individuals. The 4th International Conference on Disability & Rehabilitation. Riyadh, October 2014.
22.A Workshop on: Internprenership and Innitative in the Organization. The Secretariat General of the higher Education Council, in Association with the British council in the Kingdom of Bahrain. Jan /28 /2015.
23.The Meeting for the Identification of Autism. 9th of April 2015. Kingdom of Bahrain.
24.Clinical Day for Phsychiatric Medicine. The Teacher’s Clinical Guide. 26 March 2015. Regency Intercontinental Hotel. Kingdom of Bahrain.
25.The 15th Forum of the Gulf Handicapped Society. 30 March – 1 April 2015. Qatar – Doha.
26.Participate in ‘Population growth and its future implications’ conference. Bahrain, 2002.
27.Participate in conferences and seminars organised by Arabian Gulf University (AGU). Bahrain.
28.Participate in the Seventh Forum of Social Societies and Associations in the GCC Countries – ‘Social Democracy and Violence’. Bahrain, 2003.
29.Participate in ‘Where are we now in activating Children’s Rights Act in Bahrain’ workshop. Bahrain, 2004.
30.Participate in ‘For partnership in implementation of the resolutions of the Social Development Summit’ Seminar. Copenhagen, April 2004.
31.Participate in ‘The activation of the community organisations in rehabilitation and social integration methods’ training. Bahrain, 2004.
32. Participate in ‘Social responsibilities towards visual impairment individuals’ seminar. Bahrain, 2005.
33.Participate in ‘Individuals with disabilities and civil society organisations’ conference. Oman, March 2006.
34.Participate in ‘Orphans successful educational environment’ conference. Bahrain- 2006.
35.Participate in preparing a training course in ‘Teaching reading and writing skills for children with intellectual disability’. Arabian Gulf University, Bahrain, 2005/2006.
36.Prepare a training course for special education teachers in Abdulrahman Kanoo International School in ‘How to use diagnostic scales to identify student with learning difficulties’. Bahrain, 2007.
37.Participate in ‘The International Conference of Women Leaders’. Dubai, 2008.
38.Participate in preparing a training course in ‘Early identification of disabilities’. Arabian Gulf University, Bahrain, 2008.
39.Participate in ‘The first educational research’ forum. University of Bahrain, Bahrain, April 2009.
40.Participate in preparing a training course in ‘Counselling psychology for individuals with intellectual disability and their families’. Arabian Gulf University, Bahrain, 2010.
41.Participate in ‘Forms of abuse towards children with intellectual disability- Bahrain Model’ conference. Cairo, February 2010.
42.Participate in ‘Quality assurance and accreditation committee’ training. Arabian Gulf University, September/ November 2011.
43.Participate in preparing ‘The rights of children with disabilities’ strategies’. Bahrain, 2011-2015.
44.Participate in ‘Preparing reports to monitor and implement the International Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities’ training. Bahrain, 2012.
45.Participate in the Ninth Forum of Child Protecting Strategies from Violence- Child and Women Committee ‘Family’s role in protecting children from abuse’. Bahrain, December 29/30.
46.Participate in Dr. Rashid Alfelafil’s forum ‘The employment of individuals with disabilities/ challenges and difficulties’. Bahrain, November 28, 2013.
47.Preparing a training course for teachers of autistic students ‘Strategies for dealing with autistic students in the classroom environment’ Al-Wafaa Centre. Bahrain, June 2013.
48.Participate in preparing a workshop in ‘Diagnosis and evaluation in early intervention’ within the cooperation programme between the National Organisation for Individuals with Disabilities Services and the Arabian Gulf University. Bahrain, March 2013.
49.Attend a ‘Institutional work and its applications in organisations of individuals with disabilities’ workshop. Bahrain, February 2015.
50.Participate in ‘Psychiatry’s Clinical Day’ seminar. Bahrain, March 2015.
51.Participate in the 15th Forum of The Gulf Disability Society. Doha, April 2015.
52.Participate in ‘Diagnosis Autism’ seminar. Bahrain, 2015.
53.Participate in ‘The use of reciprocal modelling and video modelling and their effect on the development of locomotor imitation skills in children with autism’ in the E-learning Symposium. Arabian Gulf University, Bahrain, May 2015.
54.Attend a ‘How to inform families about their children’s disabilities’ workshop. Arabian Gulf University, Bahrain, March 2016.
55.Preparing the event of ‘World Down Syndrome Day’ within the cooperation between Arabian Gulf University and Day Care Centre for disabled children. Bahrain, 2016.
56.Give a lecture in ‘awareness of autism’ for mothers of autistic children. Al-Wafaa Centre. Bahrain, 2016.
57.Participate in ‘International Autism Conference’. Bahrain, April 3-5, 2016.
58. Participate in the 16th Forum of The Gulf Disability Society ‘Stress and coping Strategies of families with children with disabilities’ workshop. Saudi, April 2016.
59.Participate in preparing a training course in ‘Autism diagnostic tools’. Arabian Gulf University, Bahrain, April 2016.
60.Participate in the 9th meeting of ‘The follow up committee of the special need students in universities and institutions of higher education in the GCC countries’. Bahrain, April 20/21 2016.
61. Participate in Dr. Rashid Alfelafil’s forum ‘The effect of having an autistic child on the mother’s health’. Bahrain, 2016.
62.Participate in TASH conference ‘Using hours riding to increase social skills in autistic children’. United States, 2016.
63.Participate in ‘The launch of the third national climate change report’ workshop. Bahrain, December 22, 2016.
64.Participate in ‘Civil society organisations and their role in the promotion and protection of human rights’ training course. Bahrain, 2017.
65.Participate in ‘Climate change and its effect on the Kingdom of Bahrain’ workshop. Arabian Gulf University, Bahrain, 2017.
66.Participate in ‘Dar Al-Karamah for social welfare’ workshop. Bahrain, 2018.
67.Attend a ‘Counselling psychology for families between professionals and officials in GCC countries’ forum. Bahrain, 2017.
68.Participate in organising ‘Autism, where do medicine and education meet?’ forum. Bahrain, 2017.
69.Participate in organising the first GCC conference in GCC Conference on Education and Human Development. Arabian Gulf University, Bahrain, 2018.
70.Attend a ‘Special education for autistic adolescents’ lecture. Arabian Gulf University, Bahrain. 2018.
71.Attend a ‘Causes and factors of extremism among young people’ workshop. Bahrain, 2018.
72.Attend a ‘Treatment camps and living programmes for children with ADHA’ workshop. Bahrain, 2018.
73.Participate in organising ‘Raising awareness’ workshop among the studies of climate change in the Kingdom of Bahrain. Arabian Gulf University, Bahrain, 2018.
74.Organise a seminar on ‘Early intervention, principles and concepts’ during the Special Olympic. Bahrain, 2018.
75.Organise a ‘Behavioural modification, methods and strategies’ workshop for teachers. Al-Amal Centre, Bahrain, 2018.
76.Participate in ‘The integration of students with special needs in schools and universities’ conference. Bahrain, 2018.
77.Attend Dr. Rashid Alfelafil’s 14th forum for disabilities. Bahrain, 2018.


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Publications prior to joining AGU

 


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Others

 

 
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Contact Information

 

Work Tel No.:17239695
mariames@agu.edu.bh

 

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