Basic Info

Layla Al Qaraqsi

6 years

Cairo, Egypt

Bachelor's Degree

Experienced

Work Experience

Online Counselor/Writer at Aboutislam.net (previously Onislam.net)

Experience Details

Online Counselor/Writer

Writing/Editorial

Experienced (Non-Manager)

Writing extensive answers to counseling questions of the website audience in areas related to self development and relationships. Those written answers were published online and could achieve high numbers of online views and likes on the website and high interaction and positive feedback on the social media platforms. My experience and knowledge of editing helped me greatly to produce high quality answers from the editorial perspective that it almost needed very slight modifications from the editor.

You can read my answers here: http://aboutislam.net/author/layla-al-qaraqsi/


Company Details

Aboutislam.net (previously Onislam.net)

Giza, Egypt

11-50 employees

Writing and Editing, Online Media , Media Production

www.onislam.net

Mar 2015 to present (1 year 9 months)
Head Psychologist at Creative Learning Center Preschool

Experience Details

Head Psychologist

Education/Teaching, Training/Instructor

Experienced (Non-Manager)

Working on maintaining and improving the psychosocial development of children through follow up and modification strategies. This has been implemented through the following tasks:

Daily observation of children and following their psychosocial development.
Modifying problematic behavior in children through different strategies including play therapy.
Training caretakers and parents in dealing with children in psychologically appropriate manner.
Maintaining a psychological record for each child.


Company Details

Creative Learning Center Preschool

Giza, Egypt

101-500 employees

Education

www.clceg.com

Feb 2014 to Dec 2014 (10 months)
Web Editor at OnIslam.net - Ask the Counselor Section

Experience Details

Web Editor

Writing/Editorial

Experienced (Non-Manager)

Responsible for the entire production process of the online section and bringing it with its last form to the website audience, this included:

Proofreading and editing counselors’ responses and ensuring their smooth publication online.
Create special folders of counseling topics based on interest and need of audience.
Writing articles which needed making research and generating creative ideas.
Building a database of resources including professional counselors, counseling organizations, counseling websites for the service of our audience and for the work of the counseling section.
Publicizing the section online production on social media,
Following up with the audience and interacting with their feedback


Company Details

OnIslam.net - Ask the Counselor Section

Giza, Egypt

11-50 employees

Writing and Editing, Online Media , Media Production

www.onislam.net

Aug 2010 to Jun 2013 (2 years 10 months)
Web Editor at Islamonline.net - Family and Society Section

Experience Details

Web Editor

Writing/Editorial

Experienced (Non-Manager)

Edit and write articles for the Family and society section
Translate articles from Arabic to English for the worldwide audience
Develop the section's network of contacts and correspondents
Participate in the department's offline activities including attending events and conferences.


Company Details

Islamonline.net - Family and Society Section

Giza, Egypt

101-500 employees

Writing and Editing, Media Production , Online Media

islamonline.net

Feb 2010 to Aug 2010 (6 months)
Assistant Web Editor at Islamonline.net - Family and Society Section

Experience Details

Assistant Web Editor

Writing/Editorial

Entry Level

Edit and write articles for the Family and society section
Translate articles from Arabic to English for the worldwide audience
Develop the section's network of contacts and correspondents
Participate in the department's offline activities including attending events and conferences.


Company Details

Islamonline.net - Family and Society Section

Giza, Egypt

101-500 employees

Writing and Editing, Online Media , Media Production

islamonline.net

Jan 2008 to Jul 2008 (6 months)
Researcher / Program officer at Islamic Relief, Egypt

Experience Details

Researcher / Program officer

Analyst/Research, Project/Program Management, Administration

Entry Level

Conduct research from the internet, books, and specialists on the different forms of disability in children and rehabilitation strategies; and organize the collected data to be used for building a comprehensive website to serve disabled children and their caretakers.
Conduct field research for needs assessment.
Cultivate and build connections of consultants, specialists and service providers in the field of disability.
Organize and attend conferences, workshops.


Company Details

Islamic Relief, Egypt

Cairo, Egypt

51-100 employees

Non-Profit Organizations, Research , Training and Coaching

N/A

Feb 2006 to Dec 2007 (1 year 10 months)
Primary teacher at Al Hoda Azhar Language School

Experience Details

Primary teacher

Education/Teaching, Training/Instructor

Entry Level

Teaching English for primary three.


Company Details

Al Hoda Azhar Language School

Giza, Egypt

101-500 employees

Education

N/A

Sep 2004 to Nov 2004 (2 months)

Education

B.A. in Political Sciences in Political sciences

Education Details

B.A. in Political Sciences

Political sciences, computer applications in social sciences

Cairo University, Egypt

B / Very Good / 75 - 85%

political sciences, public administration, law, research methodology, computer applications in social sciences

N/A

Cairo University
2001 - 2004

Certifications

Certificate details

International TOEFL

Jan 2013

N/A

N/A

N/A

Amideast

N/A

Certificate details

Intensive Teacher Training Certificate in Teaching English as a Foreign Language (ITTC/TEFL)

Jul 2004

N/A

N/A

N/A

Amideast

N/A

TOEFL
Mar 2004

Certificate details

TOEFL

Mar 2004

N/A

N/A

N/A

Amideast

N/A

Training and Courses

Training/Course Details

Counseling

Mar 2016

Hayat Foundation

دراسة متخصصة في تقنيات إدارة جلسة المشورة والمدارس العلاجية المختلفة (التحليلية-السلوكية-المعرفية-الإنسانية-العلاج الجمعي

Training/Course Details

Counseling

Jan 2015

Islamic Online University

An introductory online course in the field of counseling with a special focus on the Islamic view of counseling techniques.

Training/Course Details

Behavioral Treatment

Jun 2014

Manhatten Center

Basics of how to treat behavioral problems in children.

Training/Course Details

Psychodrama for children

Nov 2013

Tawasol Center

Treating traumatic stress in children through psychodrama techniques.

Training/Course Details

Support Groups

Sep 2013

Meqias Center

Techniques of managing a support group.

Training/Course Details

Psychological Support

Sep 2013

Tawasol Center

Psychological Support for victims of crises and wars.

Training/Course Details

Counseling

Oct 2013

Psychealth

Skilss of managing a one-on-one counseling session.

Training/Course Details

Psychology

Jan 2013

University of North Dakota

Intrduction to Psychology online course from University of North Dakota (Credit Course)

Training/Course Details

Psychology

Feb 2012

Islamic Online University

An online course giving an introduction to psychology in addition to the Islamic perspective of psychology.

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Profile Skills and Keywords

AdministrationAnalyticalAssistant Web EditorBehavioral TreatmentBehavioral Treatment In PreschoolComputer Applications In Social SciencesCounselingDetails-orientedEditingEditorialEducationEnglishHard WorkerHead PsychologistIntensive Teacher Training Certificate In Teaching English As A Foreign Language (ITTC/TEFL)International TOEFLInternetMedia ProductionMicrosoft OfficeNon-Profit OrganizationsOnline CounselingOnline Counselor/WriterOnline MediaOrganizerPolitical SciencesPrimary TeacherProgram ManagementProjectPsychodrama For ChildrenPsychological SupportPsychologyResearchResearcher / Program OfficerSupport GroupsSupportiveTOEFLTraining And CoachingTranslationWeb EditorWritingWriting And Editing

Self-assesed Skills

Languages

English

English

: Advanced

: Advanced

: Advanced

: Advanced

Tools and Technologies

Microsoft Office

Microsoft Office

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

Internet

Internet

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

Fields of Expertise

Online Counseling

Online Counseling

: Advanced

: High

:

1-3 years

Writing

Writing

: Advanced

: High

:

1-3 years

Behavioral Treatment in Preschool

Behavioral Treatment in Preschool

: Intermediate

: Medium

:

Less than 1 year

administration

administration

: Intermediate

: Medium

:

1-3 years

translation

translation

: Intermediate

: Medium

:

Less than 1 year

editing

editing

: Intermediate

: High

:

5-7 years

research

research

: Intermediate

: High

:

5-7 years

Key Skills

Analytical, Hard worker, Organizer, Details-oriented, Supportive

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