January 29, 2023

ADJD provides family and psychological counselling, conducts educational workshops at Abu Dhabi Family Forum

ABU DHABI, The Abu Dhabi Judicial Department (ADJD) is taking part in the 3rd Abu Dhabi Family Forum, which is being held under the patronage of H.H. Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak, Chairwoman of the General Women’s Union (GWU), President of the Supreme Council for Motherhood and Childhood, and Supreme Chairwoman of the Family Development Foundation (FDF) (Mother of the Nation), under the slogan “Quality of Family Life in the Next Fifty Years”, and which taking place until December 18 in Al Hudayriat Island.

Youssef Saeed Al Abri, Undersecretary of the Judicial Department, stressed the importance of this forum, which aims to support efforts to protect the stability of the family in society, in line with the visions and endeavours of the wise leadership, dedicated to helping preserve family cohesion and stability, through qualitative initiatives and events geared towards establishing a healthy family-building culture, in order to ensure the upbringing of promising generations that contribute effectively and efficiently to the ongoing progress of the UAE.

In this regard, Al Abri referred to the pioneering initiatives launched by the Judicial Department to develop family guidance programmes and adopt innovative methods for families to resolve their disputes and overcome the difficulties they encounter, in implementation of the directives of H.H. Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Presidential Court, and Chairman of Abu Dhabi Judicial Department, to support the efforts being made to achieve social cohesion, starting with the family as the nucleus of society and its founding base.

In its pavilion at the 3rd Family Forum, the Judicial Department offers its visitors family and psychological counselling services through a panel of specialists.

Visitors can also attend a number of awareness and education workshops, and learn about the services offered by the Abu Dhabi Legal and Community Awareness Centre (“Masouliya”), and its role in monitoring phenomena and behaviours that affect the values of society, with a focus on raising awareness of their risks and negative effects, and ways to mitigate their effects.

Source: Emirates News Agency