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Ssekamanya Siraje Abdallah

Academic Qualification

  • PhD in Islamic Thought - Doctor of Philosophy, International Institute of Islamic Thought & Civilization (IIUM ISTAC)
  • Master in Education - Masters Degree, International Islamic University Malaysia
  • Bachelor in Arabic and Islamic Studies - Bachelor Degree, Kulliyyah Al-Dawah Al-Islam,Uganda
  • Diploma in Education - Diploma, Islamic University in Uganda

Ssekamanya Siraje Abdallah (Assoc. Prof. Dr.)

Associate Professor
IIUM Gombak Campus

KULLIYYAH OF EDUCATION


siraje@iium.edu.my
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Area of Specialisation


  • Social Science ~ Social Science ~ Education ~ Teacher Education
  • Social Science ~ Social Science ~ Education ~ Educational Psychology
  • Humanities ~ Humanities ~ Religious Studies ~ Religion and Society
  • Social Science ~ Social Science ~ Education ~ Education Counselling


Teaching Responsibilities


ACTION RESEARCH 2020/2021 2019/2020
ASSESSMENT AND EVALUATION IN COUNSELING 2019/2020
CAREER COUNSELING 2020/2021 2021/2022
CAREER DEVELOPMENT 2020/2021
CAREER DEVELOPMENT: THEORY AND RESEARCH 2020/2021
COUNSELING CHILDREN AND PLAY THERAPY 2019/2020
COUNSELING INTERNSHIP 2020/2021 2019/2020
COUNSELING PRACTICUM 2019/2020
CROSS-CULTURAL COUNSELING 2021/2022 2020/2021
INTRODUCTION TO MARRIAGE AND FAMILY COUNSELING 2019/2020
PSYCHO-EDUCATIONAL CONSULTATION AND COMMUNITY AGENCY 2021/2022 2020/2021


Research Projects


Completed
No data
On-Going
2020 - Present The Effect of Covid 19 on the Mental Health of University Students: Exploring the Influence of Religious Commitment, Social Support and Coping Style on Mental Health


Publications


Article

2020 Value Conflicts in Counseling Muslim LGBT Clients: Muslim Counselors' Experiences. Advances in Social Science, Education and Humanities Research, 462 (32) pp. 143-149
2020 الحاجات النفسية والإجتماعية والشخصية لدى مرضى الإيدز في سلطنة عُمان كما يدركها المعالجين الصحيين. International Journal of Scientific Studies Publishing, () pp.
2020 تقييم معدل انتشار الاكتئاب والقلق والضغط النفسي لدى العاملين بأقسام الطب النفسي في سلطنة عمان وعلاقته ببعض المتغيرات. Academic Journal of Research and Scientific Publishing, () pp.
2018 Factors related to attitudes toward diversity in Australia, Malaysia, and Puerto Rico. Journal of Human Behavior in the Social Environment, () pp. 1-19
2018 Student engagement and adjustment to college among undergraduate students. Library Philosophy and Practice, 2018 () pp. 1-17
2018 The perceptions,practices and challenges of the integration of knowledge amongst the academics of International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM). AL-Shajarah, Special Issue (Education 2018) pp. 117-130
2017 Allah wants you to be rich: foundations of Muslim career development in al-Ghazālī's Iḥyā’ ‘Ulūm al-Dīn. Al-Shajarah, 2017 (Special Issue) pp. 131-155
2017 Ideologies and structures of higher learning institution model: reconstructing the worldview of higher education. Journal of Islamic Educational Research (JIER), 2 (2 Special Issue) pp. 22-35
2016 Domestic violence subjected to different patterns of cultural marriage. Open Journal of Social Sciences, 4 (5) pp. 87-98
2016 Domestic Violence Subjected to Legal and Cultural Pressure. International Journal of Education and Psychological Research (IJEPR), 5 (1) pp. 38-43
2016 Predictors of school safety awareness among Malaysian primary school teachers. European Journal of Social Sciences Education and Research, 6 (1) pp. 88-93
2016 The prospect of implementing safety education in Malaysian primary schools: from the perspective of school administrators. European Journal of Social Sciences Education and Research, 6 (2) pp. 45-67
2015 Editorial. IIUM Journal of Educational Studies, 3 (2) pp. 1-3
2015 Editorial : Integration of knowledge: the continuing challenges. IIUM Journal of Educational Studies, 3 (1) pp. 1-4
2015 Self-esteem and loneliness as predicting factors of Arab children achievement İn Kuala Lumpur. European Journal of Social Sciences Education and Research, 5 (1) pp. 199-206
2013 Islamization of human knowledge in theory and practice: achievements, challenges and prospects in the IIUM context. IIUM Journal of Educational Studies, 1 (1) pp. 1-12
2012 Islamic preventive measures on premarital teen sex: a religious model. Academic Research International (ARInt.), 3 (2) pp. 427-443
2012 Theology and the fragmentation of the ummah : towards a theology of unity. Al-Shajarah , 17 (1) pp. 83-105
2010 The public awareness of science and technology Malaysia 2008. The Public Awareness of Science and Technology Malaysia, () pp.
2007 Ibn Khaldun on the role of knowledge, skills and values in the rise and fall of civilizations : implications for muslim educators in the 21st century.. Educational Awakening : Journal of the Educational Sciences, 4 (1) pp. 25-44
Conference or Workshop Item

2020 Conflicts in Counseling LGBT Clients: Recommendations in Increasing Muslim Counselors' Competency. In: Seminar Antarabangsa Kaunseling Islam,
2019 Integrating religious values in counselling Muslim gay students: the experiences of Muslim counselors. In: Seminar Kebangsaan Majlis Dekan Pendidikan Universiti Awam Malaysia 2019,
2016 Counseling international students: implications of the relationship between religious commitment and psychological adjustment. In: International Seminar on Education (ISE) 2nd, 2016,
2016 Predictors of school safety awareness among Malaysian primary school teachers. In: 8th International Conference on Social Sciences (8th ICSS 2016),
2016 The prospect of implementing safety education in Malaysian primary schools: From the perspective of school administrators. In: The 9th International Conference on Social Sciences (ICSS IX 2016),
2015 Initial development of Islamic Envy Management Scale (IEMS). In: The 1st National Conference On Islamic Psychology and the 1st Inter-Islamic University Conference in Psychology,
2015 Self-esteem and loneliness as prediting factors of arab children achievement at Kuala Lumpur. In: 6th International Conference on Social Sciences,
2014 Malaysian and Australian students’ views on diversity: a differential item functioning analysis. In: Pacific Rim Objective Measurement Symposium 2014,
2013 Challenges in dealing with effeminate clients: recommendations for increasing counselors’ competency . In: Bali International Counseling Conference Upholding Counseling Profession In Modern And Multicultural Society,
2013 Teachers’ religious coping in Malaysia: scale validation . In: 3rd International Conference on Islamic Education 2013,
2013 The perceptions and practices of the integration of knowledge amongst the academics of International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM). In: 1st World Congress on Integration and Islamicisation of Acquired Human Knowledge (FWCII 2013),
2012 Cultural experiences, challenges and coping strategies of Somali refugees in Malaysia: implications for cross-cultural counseling in a plural society. In: 2nd Malindo International Counseling Conference ,
2012 Developing indicators for evaluating the integration of Islamic values in the academic curriculum at International Islamic University Malaysia: a preliminary findings. In: 8th World Conference on Muslim Education 2012,
2012 Islamization of contemporary knowledge and reform of education and curriculum. In: Intellectual, Spiritual, Leadership and Human Knowledge Islamisation Colloquium (ISLAHI-1),
2012 Predictors of cultural adjustment among international students in Malaysia: counseling implications. In: 2nd malindo International Counseling Conference,
2011 Career development among women academicians: a case study in selected universities in Uganda. In: International Conference on Teaching and Learning in Higher Education,
2011 Islamic theological and spiritual foundations of resilience: implications for counseling and psychotherapy with Muslims. In: Public Lecture for Faculty of Psychology, Universitas Islam Negeri (UIN) Syarif Hidayatullah, ,
2011 The Malaysian public's awareness of S&T. In: IIUM Research, Invention and Innovation Exhibition (IRIIE) 2011,
2010 Determinants of muslims teachers' practice on infusing islamic manners(Adab) in the classroom in the three southern boarder provinces. In: National Research Conference 2010,
2010 Predictors of attitude towards seeking counseling help among Indian University students: a case study at Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU),New Delhi,India. In: 18th APECA Biennal conference-workshop,
2010 The role of religion in the career development experiences of Muslim youth: towards an approach to career development based on the beliefs,values,and experiences of Muslims. In: 18th APECA Biennial conference workshop,
Book

2020 Financing Higher Education in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Proposed Model Based on the Experiences of Ugandan Higher Education Institutions and Exemplary Practices from the Asian Tigers. Springer, ISBN: 978-3-030-27671-3
2016 Lifespan issues: studies on psychological well-being from educational perspective. Institut Terjemahan & Buku Malaysia Berhad, ISBN: 9789674602055
2016 Spirituality, religion and coping: studies on psychological well-being from educational perspectives. Institut Terjemahan & Buku Malaysia / IIUM, ISBN: 978-967-460-209-3
2013 Al-Ghazzali's 40 principles of religion: a translation of Kitab al-Arba'in fi Usul ad-Din. International Institute of Islamic Thought and Civilization (ISTAC), International Islamic University Malaysia, ISBN: 978-983-9379-60-0
Book Section

2016 Adolescent's well-being with divorced and remarried parents: a phenomenological study. In: Institut Terjemahan & Buku Malaysia Berhad, ISBN: 978-967-460-205-5, pp. 271-287
2016 Adolescent's well-being with divorced and remarried parents: a phenomenological study. In: Institut Terjemahan & Buku Malaysia Berhad, ISBN: 978-967-460-205-5, pp. 271-287
2016 An ecological perspective on the challenges, needs and coping strategies of single working mothers: the role of religious beliefs and practices. In: Institut Terjemahan & Buku Malaysia Berhad, ISBN: 978-967-460-209-3, pp. 17-42
2016 An ecological perspective on the challenges, needs and coping strategies of single working mothers: the role of religious beliefs and practices. In: Institut Terjemahan & Buku Malaysia Berhad, ISBN: 978-967-460-209-3, pp. 17-42
2016 An ecological perspective on the challenges, needs and coping strategies of single working mothers: the role of religious beliefs and practices. In: Institut Terjemahan & Buku Malaysia Berhad, ISBN: 978-967-460-209-3, pp. 17-42
2016 Contribution of mothers' parenting styles to Muslim adolescents' personality, self-esteem and academic achievement. In: Institut Terjemahan & Buku Malaysia Berhad, ISBN: 978-967-460-205-5, pp. 87-113
2016 Cultural adjustment experiences, challenges, and coping strategies of Somali refugees in Malaysia: counselling implications. In: lnstitut Terjemahan & Buku Malaysia Berhad, ISBN: 9789674602093, pp. 149-170
2016 Exploring parent-child relationships of Malay-female adolescents who had engaged in pre-marital sex. In: Institut Terjemahan dan Buku Malaysia, ISBN: 978-967-460-209-3, pp. 79-95
2016 Exploring parent-child relationships of Malay-female adolescents who had engaged in pre-marital sex. In: Institut Terjemahan dan Buku Malaysia, ISBN: 978-967-460-209-3, pp. 79-95
2016 Exploring parent-child relationships of Malay-female adolescents who had engaged in pre-marital sex. In: Institut Terjemahan dan Buku Malaysia, ISBN: 978-967-460-209-3, pp. 79-95
2016 Exploring the psychological well-being and coping strategies of terminally ill cancer patients: as Indonesian case study. In: Institut Terjemahan & Buku Malaysia Berhad, ISBN: 978-967-460-209-3, pp. 287-337
2016 Exploring the psychological well-being and coping strategies of terminally ill cancer patients: as Indonesian case study. In: Institut Terjemahan & Buku Malaysia Berhad, ISBN: 978-967-460-209-3, pp. 287-337
2016 Family, religion and identity of adolescent: a qualitative inquiry using Marcia's identity status theory. In: lnstitut Terjemahan & Buku Malaysia Berhad, ISBN: 9789674602055, pp. 59-86
2016 Filial piety, family cohesion and spiritual well-being among Malay adolescents: a study in International Islamic University Malaysia. In: Institut Terjemahan & Buku Malaysia Berhad, ISBN: 978-967-460-205-5, pp. 207-248
2016 Filial piety, family cohesion and spiritual well-being among Malay adolescents: a study in International Islamic University Malaysia. In: Institut Terjemahan & Buku Malaysia Berhad, ISBN: 978-967-460-205-5, pp. 207-248
2016 Introduction to psychological well-being and life satisfaction across culture and creed. In: Institut Terjemahan & Buku Malaysia Berhad, ISBN: 978-967-460-205-5, pp. 1-16
2016 Islamic theological and spiritual foundations of resilience: implications for counseling and psychotheraphy with Muslims. In: Institut Terjemahan & Buku Malaysia Berhad, ISBN: 978-967-460-209-3, pp. 3-16
2016 Loss of loved ones: coping responses of bereaved Malays shared in grief support group. In: Institut Terjemahan & Buku Malaysia Berhad, ISBN: 978-967-460-209-3, pp. 199-256
2016 Loss of loved ones: coping responses of bereaved Malays shared in grief support group. In: Institut Terjemahan & Buku Malaysia Berhad, ISBN: 978-967-460-209-3, pp. 199-256
2016 Mental health amongst undergraduate students at IIUM. In: Institut Terjemahan dan Buku Malaysia, ISBN: 978-967-460-209-3, pp. 45-78
2016 Mental health amongst undergraduate students at IIUM. In: Institut Terjemahan dan Buku Malaysia, ISBN: 978-967-460-209-3, pp. 45-78
2016 Parental divorce and its effects on the psychological well-being of children. In: Institut Terjemahan dan Buku Malaysia, ISBN: 978-967-460-205-5, pp. 125-159
2016 Parental divorce and its effects on the psychological well-being of children. In: Institut Terjemahan dan Buku Malaysia, ISBN: 978-967-460-205-5, pp. 125-159
2016 Predictors of happiness in life among students: a regression analysis. In: Institut Terjemahan & Buku Malaysia Berhad, ISBN: 978-967-460-205-5, pp. 17-25
2016 Religion and depression: a phenomenological study of the lived experiences of Muslim survivors of depression. In: Institut Terjemahan & Buku Malaysia Berhad, ISBN: 9789674602093, pp. 97-126
2016 Religion and spirituality in chronic illnesses: a case study of three living related kidney transplant recipients. In: Institut Terjemahan dan Buku Malaysia, ISBN: 978-967-460-205-5, pp. 27-47
2016 Religion and spirituality in chronic illnesses: a case study of three living related kidney transplant recipients. In: Institut Terjemahan dan Buku Malaysia, ISBN: 978-967-460-205-5, pp. 27-47
2016 Religion as a protective factor among resilient Muslim women with histories of sexual abuse: a framework for an Islamic model of resilience. In: lnstitut Terjemahan & Buku Malaysia Berhad, ISBN: , pp.
2016 Religious commitment, peer relations and social behaviour among adolescents in Malaysia. In: Institut Terjemahan & Buku Malaysia Berhad, ISBN: 978-967-460-205-5, pp. 115-124
2016 Religious coping in terminal cancer patients among multicultural Muslims: a phenomenological study. In: Institut Terjemahan & Buku Malaysia Berhad, ISBN: 978-967-460-209-3, pp. 259-285
2016 Religious coping in terminal cancer patients among multicultural Muslims: a phenomenological study. In: Institut Terjemahan & Buku Malaysia Berhad, ISBN: 978-967-460-209-3, pp. 259-285
2016 Social support, psychological problems and academic achievement of college students. In: Institut Terjemahan & Buku Malaysia Berhad, ISBN: 978-967-460-205-5, pp. 261-270
2016 Social support, psychological problems and academic achievement of college students. In: Institut Terjemahan & Buku Malaysia Berhad, ISBN: 978-967-460-205-5, pp. 261-270
2016 The effect of parental divorce on the psychological well-being of muslim youth: implications for counseling and psycho-theraphy. In: Institut Terjemahan dan Buku Malaysia, ISBN: 978-967-460-205-5, pp. 167-199
2016 The effect of parental divorce on the psychological well-being of muslim youth: implications for counseling and psycho-theraphy. In: Institut Terjemahan dan Buku Malaysia, ISBN: 978-967-460-205-5, pp. 167-199
2016 Understanding children-family relationship: an exploratory on communication pattern, forgiveness ability and conflict management styles. In: Institut Terjemahan & Buku Malaysia Berhad, ISBN: 978-967-460-205-5, pp. 249-260
2016 Understanding children-family relationship: an exploratory on communication pattern, forgiveness ability and conflict management styles. In: Institut Terjemahan & Buku Malaysia Berhad, ISBN: 978-967-460-205-5, pp. 249-260
2011 Character development and Islamic civilization in Uganda: implications for Muslim educators. In: IIUM Press, ISBN: 9789674180553, pp. 35-52
2011 Historical and philosophical development of personality study. In: IIUM Press, ISBN: 9789674180157, pp. 13-37
2011 Human nature in Islam. In: IIUM Press, ISBN: 9789674180157, pp. 73-92
2011 Ibn Khaldun on the role of knowledge, skills and values in the rise and fall of civilisations: implications for Muslim educators in the 21st century. In: IIUM Press, ISBN: 9789674180553, pp. 1-20
2011 The experience of Islamization of Knowledge at the International Islamic University Malaysia: successes and challenges. In: IIUM Press, ISBN: 978-967-0225-21-0, pp. 91-110
2011 The experience of Islamization of Knowledge at the International Islamic University Malaysia: successes and challenges. In: IIUM Press, ISBN: 978-967-0225-21-0, pp. 91-110
2009 Ibn Khaldun's on the role of knowledge, skills and values in the rise and fall of civilizations: implications for muslim educators in 21st century. In: ISTAC, ISBN: 9789839379518, pp. 303-318
2009 Ibn Khaldun's on the role of knowledge, skills and values in the rise and fall of civilizations: implications for muslim educators in 21st century. In: ISTAC, ISBN: 9789839379518, pp. 303-318