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YOUTH WITH A MISSION

PO Box 8501 Perth Business Centre
Perth
Western Australia
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Advanced Birth Attendant School ( CNH 373 )

An advanced school for students who have completed the Introductory Birth Attendant School. Students will have lectures at their field assignment location and gain further understanding about the midwives in a community. Lecture content includes puerperal sepsis, obstructed labor, postpartum hemorrhage and eclampsia. Student will also be involved in clinical experience and research projects.

Course Number Credits Languages Start Date End Date
Advanced Birth Attendant School CNH 373 12 English 23 Dec 2018 16 Mar 2019

Advanced Leadership Seminar ( CHR 305 )

Leadership and Pioneering Seminar - This seminar equips the leader to do the vision God has given with the God given values of YWAM undergirding the vision.

Course Number Credits Languages Start Date End Date
Leadership and Pioneering Seminar CHR 305 6 English 07 Oct 2018 17 Nov 2018

Advanced Primary Health Care School ( CNH 363 )

This advanced course is for health workers and medical professionals who already have a background in health care training. It will be a continuing primary health care school for the non-medical professionals, and for medical professionals it will equip you for service in cross-cultural missions contexts with the focus on whole person care. It provides clinical tools for the medical practitioner in the area of diagnosis and management of medical problems. Topics include: principles of patient care such as practical, systematic instruction in the signs, symptoms and treatment of common medical problems; patient assessment; emergency response; pharmacology, including a survey of drug classifications, uses, dosages, and side effects; nutritional rehabilitation; and advanced clinical skills, such as clinical procedures in suturing, intravenous therapy, oral hygiene and fluoride application, plastering and splinting, basic dentistry, and emergency childbirth.

Course Number Credits Languages Start Date End Date
Medical Missions School - January 2019 CNH 363 12 English 06 Jan 2019 30 Mar 2019

Art Evangelists School ( ATS 257 )

We train individuals in area of visual arts while looking at the heart of an artist, developing not only skills but our relationship with God; enabling students to be more effective in ministering to others with tools of art evangelism.

Course Number Credits Languages Start Date End Date
Art Evangelist School - October 2018 ATS 257 12 English 07 Oct 2018 29 Dec 2018
Art Evangelists School - October 2019 ATS 257 12 English 06 Oct 2019 28 Dec 2019

Bible Core Course 2017 ( CHR 211 )

This course is designed to give students a thorough understanding of the inductive approach to Bible study by learning how to employ many creative and diverse methods for reading, interpreting and applying the Scriptures. Students Also have opportunities to be involved in topical seminars, dramatic re-creations, and various forms of historical, archaeological, literary and geographical research. During the course students read through the whole Bible and study in depth many individual books from both the Old and the New Testaments. This course meets the U of N Core Curriculum requirement for Bible.

Course Number Credits Languages Start Date End Date
Bible Core Course - July 2019 CHR 211 12 English 07 Jul 2019 28 Sep 2019

Bible School for the Nations ( CHR 225 )

This Bible course with a missions focus gives a complete survey of the Old and New Testament and principles of biblical investigation. Initial topics include: God’s nature and character, the nature of man, sin, redemption, the cross, salvation, discipleship, and the Kingdom of God, as well as a study of Greek and the history of doctrine. This course meets the U of N Core Curriculum requirement for Bible.

Bible School for the Nations Seminar ( CHR 125 )

The purpose of this seminar is to help bring personal as well as missions application to the Bible School for the Nations Course, and is known locally as Discipling the Nations Seminar. The seminar will give the students instruction and strategies to use their study of the Bible to identify underlying presuppositions in societies, so as to bring transformation to individuals and nations. The seminar is also designed to give students a historical perspective of the church and missions and the successes and failures of past movements in the advance of the Kingdom of God.

Birth Attendant School ( CNH 271 )

The Birth Attendant School will train the student in maternal health, reaching out to marginalised women and their families. The student will be trained to provide skilled help for pregnant women, and the problems surrounding birth and following. This school is for the person who has a heart for mother and child health, missions, the poor and needy and less resourced countries. On the Birth Attendant School students will have opportunities to volunteer in busy urban hospitals as well as rural clinics and villages. They will learn the importance of prayer and worship, listening to and obeying God. A special attention is given to teaching and training women about their bodies, nutrition, hygiene and safe birth practice. The goal is to provide safe deliveries and to decrease death. Being with a woman in this critical time of childbirth, opens doors for close relationship, prayer, and ministry with them and their families. This school will train the student to work in developing countries.

Course Number Credits Languages Start Date End Date
Birth Attendant School CNH 271 12 English 07 Jul 2019 28 Sep 2019

Children at Risk School ( CNH/EDN 251 )

Children are the most vulnerable group in any society. Throughout the Children at Risk School you will explore the basic needs of children and the issues that put them at risk. You will be given opportunity for training in Godly character, knowledge and skills, which will provide a foundation for you to disciple and empower the current and future generations to reach their full potential physically, spiritually and emotionally.

Course Number Credits Languages Start Date End Date
Children at Risk School - April 2019 CNH/EDN 251 12 English 07 Apr 2019 29 Jun 2019

Communication & Culture II ( HMT 244 )

The school is to help non-English speakers not only to learn communication skills and cross-cultural living skills in a mission context but to disciple and equip them for missions: to go out as church planters, primary health care workers etc. The course is offered in an English speaking nation which makes learning English easier for the students.

Course Number Credits Languages Start Date End Date
Communication and Culture School - July 2019 HMT 244 12 English 07 Jul 2019 28 Sep 2019

Communication & Culture IV ( HMT 246 )

The school is to help non-native English speakers from previous course with U of N HMT 244, to continue not only to learn communication skills and cross-cultural living skills in a mission context but to disciple and equip them to do further training or staffing with YWAM. The course is offered in an English speaking nation which makes learning English easier for the students.

Course Number Credits Languages Start Date End Date
Communication & Culture School - October 2018 HMT 246 12 English 01 Oct 2018 22 Dec 2018

Community Development School ( DEV/HMT 365 )

The Community Development School provides training in a biblical approach to community transformation for all spheres of society. Beginning with the holistic development of the individual and his or her relationship with God, the principles and practices of this course are designed to enable change in varied settings, from rural to urban, with a mind towards the current possibilities of the globalized world. This course equips students with skills to help communities initiate and accomplish strategic activities that will bring life and growth towards God's purposes in His kingdom on earth. The curriculum helps the participant cultivate a solid working knowledge of transformation, development values, fundamental skills, godly character and good relationships.

 

Course Number Credits Languages Start Date End Date
Community Development School - July 2019 DEV/HMT 365 12 English 07 Jul 2019 28 Sep 2019

Community Health Development School ( CNH 365 )

The Health of a Community is strengthened when those that care come together with a heart and a desire for their communities to be successful. The health of a community requires leadership, initiative and ownership. Students on this school will recognize where community based health training is needed, and current health facilities need encouragement. Students learn to assess, research, create, implement, and come alongside, working toward achievable goals. The ultimate goal is that communities will know the hope that God longs to bring and that a tangible decrease in death and disease is achievable. A focus is given to poverty, access and sustainability; dangers related to paternalism and dependency, some of the major causes of child death and the community management of childhood disease. Many of the health care needs relate to poverty, powerlessness, lack of education, and lack of resources. This school seeks to endorse Gods health ideal for communities.

Discipleship Training School (DTS) ( DSP 211 )

This school is an intensive Christian discipleship course beginning with an 11 or 12-week lecture/teaching phase followed by an 8-12 week practical field assignment. It is a prerequisite for all other courses in the University of the Nations, and also serves to orient and prepare all new Youth With A Mission (YWAM) staff. The DTS is designed to encourage students in personal character development, cultivating their relationship with God and identifying their unique gifts and callings. Cross-cultural exposure and global awareness are special emphases throughout the course, preparing the students to evangelize and disciple current and future generations, answering the call to ""Go into all the world and teach (make disciples of) all nations."" (Matthew 28:19). The curriculum is in the following six major categories: God's nature and character; God's intention for individuals, peoples and nations; seeing all of life from God's perspective; redemption, sin, and the Cross; God's family - the Church; God's world - His call and commission; the ministries of YWAM.Focused DTS's: In some locations the DTS is offered with a particular focus, such as the Crossroads DTS, Operation Year DTS, University DTS, Sports DTS, Arts DTS, etc.Credit will be given for this course with satisfactory completion of DSP 212.

Course Number Credits Languages Start Date End Date
DTS (Humility & Hunger) - October 2018 DSP 211 12 English 07 Oct 2018 29 Dec 2018
DTS (Bread & More) - October 2018 DSP 211 12 English 07 Oct 2018 29 Dec 2018
DTS (Sports) - October 2018 DSP 211 12 English 07 Oct 2018 29 Dec 2018
DTS (Young People's) - October 2018 DSP 211 12 English 07 Oct 2018 29 Dec 2018
DTS (FrontLine) - October 2018 DSP 211 12 English 07 Oct 2018 29 Dec 2018
DTS (Performing Arts) - January 2019 DSP 211 12 English 06 Jan 2019 30 Mar 2019
DTS (Priceless) - January 2019 DSP 211 12 English 06 Jan 2019 30 Mar 2019
DTS (Africa) - January 2019 DSP 211 12 English 06 Jan 2019 30 Mar 2019
DTS (Surfers) - January 2019 DSP 211 12 English 06 Jan 2019 30 Mar 2019
DTS (Young Peoples) - January 2019 DSP 211 12 English 06 Jan 2019 30 Mar 2019
DTS (Compassion) - January 2019 DSP 211 12 English 06 Jan 2019 30 Mar 2019
DTS (4WD) - January 2019 DSP 211 12 English 06 Jan 2019 30 Mar 2019
DTS (Young People) - April 2019 DSP 211 12 English 07 Apr 2019 29 Jun 2019
DTS (Media, Art, Photograph) - April 2019 DSP 211 12 English 07 Apr 2019 29 Jun 2019
DTS (Soccer) - April 2019 DSP 211 12 English 07 Apr 2019 29 Jun 2019
DTS (Revive) - April 2019 DSP 211 12 English 07 Apr 2019 29 Jun 2019
DTS (Frontiers) - April 2019 DSP 211 12 English, Chinese (Mandarin) 07 Apr 2019 29 Jun 2019
DTS (Homes of Hope) - April 2019 DSP 211 12 English 07 Apr 2019 29 Jun 2019
DTS (4WD) - July 2019 DSP 211 12 English 07 Jul 2019 28 Sep 2019
DTS (Medical) - July 2019 DSP 211 12 English 07 Jul 2019 28 Sep 2019
DTS (Music) - July 2019 DSP 211 12 English 07 Jul 2019 28 Sep 2019
DTS (Priceless) - July 2019 DSP 211 12 English 07 Jul 2019 28 Sep 2019
DTS (Sports) - July 2019 DSP 211 12 English 07 Jul 2019 28 Sep 2019
DTS (Frontline) - October 2019 DSP 211 12 English 06 Oct 2019 28 Dec 2019
DTS (Sports) - October 2019 DSP 211 12 English 06 Oct 2019 28 Dec 2019
DTS (Young People's) - October 2019 DSP 211 12 Korean, English 06 Oct 2019 28 Dec 2019
DTS (Humility and Hunger) - October 2019 DSP 211 12 English 06 Oct 2019 28 Dec 2019
DTS (Bread & More) - October 2019 DSP 211 12 English 06 Oct 2019 28 Dec 2019

Family Ministry School ( CNH 223 )

The Families Alive School is a training program for singles and couples that have a desire and calling to disciple and impact families in the nations. With a focus on the engagement and discipling of non-Christian families along with God as the foundation of family itself this school would be a great tool for someone starting out in family ministry.

Course Number Credits Languages Start Date End Date
Families Alive School - April 2019 CNH 223 12 English 07 Apr 2019 30 Jun 2019

Foundations for Counseling Ministry ( CNH 211 )

A course to equip those who feel called to reach out to broken, hurting people. As the entry course into degrees in the College/Faculty of Counseling and Health Care, it establishes the foundation stones for a biblical counseling ministry, especially within YWAM and the missions community. These foundation stones include a commitment to reach the lost; recognition that ministry involves the individual, the family and the community; the Divine Plumbline counseling model; and revelation as a key to change. In addition, each course may address specific counseling models or tools and specific counseling issues that are considered relevant to a particular target field or ministry.

Course Number Credits Languages Start Date End Date
Foundations in Counselling Ministry - October 2018 CNH 211 12 English 07 Oct 2018 29 Dec 2018
Foundations for Counseling Ministry - October 2019 CNH 211 12 English 06 Oct 2019 28 Dec 2019

Foundations in Education ( EDN 211 )

Using Scripture as the standard for analyzing educational models and practices, this course provides potential educators and those who work with children in any context a solid foundation for their future work. The course focuses on the unique approach of Christian education with an overview of the physical, intellectual, moral, social/emotional, and spiritual development of children and youth. The nature of learning and the variety of learning styles is considered as well as the character development of effective teachers. Other topics include: classroom management, curriculum development, and the role of education in community development and world missions.

Course Number Credits Languages Start Date End Date
Foundations in Education - July 2019 EDN 211 12 English 07 Jul 2019 28 Sep 2019

Introduction to Communication ( CMC 215 )

The courses offered under this general category of Introduction to Communication all share the same thrust of preparing the student for a variety of communication purposes and contexts with foundations in topics such as God as Communicator, Inter-personal and Cross-cultural Communication, and Principles of Communications. Some will have a greater technological skill emphasis (learning how to use a variety of communication software programmes), some will emphasize writing, research and public speaking skills, and some have specific focus in terms of target audience for communication projects. This course meets the U of N Core Curriculum requirements for Communication and is offered under the following names: School of Communication (SOC), Introduction to Communication and Design (iCD) and School of Communication and Advocacy (SCA).

Course Number Credits Languages Start Date End Date
School of Communication - July 2019 CMC 215 12 English 07 Jul 2019 28 Sep 2019

Introduction to Filmmaking ( CMC 285 )

Course Number Credits Languages Start Date End Date
Film Production School - October 2018 CMC 285 12 English 07 Oct 2018 29 Dec 2018
Introduction to Filmmaking - October 2019 CMC 285 12 English 06 Oct 2019 28 Dec 2019

Introduction to Primary Health Care School ( CNH 261 )

Primary Health Care is a ministry that demonstrates God’s heart of love and compassion towards people in a practical way and enables them to be brought into wholeness- physically, spiritually and emotionally. It provides access to the least evangelised nations and opens doors for opportunities to share the Gospel. It also provides opportunities for other teams to work alongside, to provide discipleship and evangelisation, particularly in needy areas. Primary Health Care is essential to reaching, the un-reached and least evangelised areas of the world as most of these areas exist within the poorest of the poor nations. The school aims to: • Equip students with the means that will enable them to enter otherwise closed communities, and to see Mercy Ministry locations established within the Indian Ocean Gateway region and beyond, using a Primary Health Care approach • Facilitate access into poor and needy communities both rural and city areas by using the keys of Primary Health Care to serve the people and show God’s love and empower them to look after themselves, both physically and spiritually. (1 Cor 3:16-17) • Provide practical training for students that will enable them to better serve the people they are called to minister.

Course Number Credits Languages Start Date End Date
Primary Health Care School - January 2019 CNH 261 12 English 06 Jan 2019 30 Mar 2019

Introductory Bible Course ( CHR 227 )

In this course students are equipped with tools for continual development of personal Bible study. This course combines dynamic teaching, small group processing, personal study, one on ones and practical application in order to help students develop a modest vocabulary and basic familiarity with the Scriptures as preparation for more advanced courses. Throughout the course students will grow in their understanding of the nature and character of God, how to live in and contribute to community, the importance of covenants, communicate God's redemptive plan, use the Word in a ministry context, and discover the big picture of Bible. A disciplined learning environment helps prepare the student for a lifetime of Bible study. Through the facilitation of small groups and the creation of community the DBS emphasizes on personal discipleship and godly character. Additionally, the school focuses on a variety of Biblical topics building on the foundation established in the Discipleship Training School. This course meets the U of N Core Curriculum requirement for Bible.

Introductory Leadership Practicum I (2017-2019) ( CHR 243 )

An extended practical mentoring experience for potential young leaders, including work in many departments in a YWAM centre, one-on-one sessions with leaders, classroom lectures, small group leadership and organizational training.

Introductory Leadership School ( CHR 241 )

Leadership schools come in different forms, designed to meet the needs of the students, equipping them for servant leadership while giving opportunity for personal growth and development. School of Ministry Development (SOMD) - During this school students discover and develop their gifts and talents in leadership roles. The course is especially designed for new staff at YWAM centres and is adapted to the context of the language and culture of the country in which it is taught. Some of the topics are: understanding the core values of YWAM, perspectives on missions, generational thinking, transforming cultures, personal fund-raising, worship and evangelism, personal ministry development, public speaking, spiritual authority, and conflict resolution.

Mother and Child Health Seminar (CNH 171) ( CNH 171 )

The course is primarily aimed at women in developing nations and less resourced communities. The course is offered to local people, health professionals, primary health care workers, ywammers, interested people, and others who may work in these countries, and want to train others in mother and child health.

Orientation to Medical Missions ( CNH 162 )

A 1-6 week seminar designed to orientate the medical professional/health worker to use and enhance their skill with an aim to work in less resourced and margenalised communities. It focuses on facilitating new clinical skills as well as developing pre-existing ones in the context of global health. Students gain confidence through working in teams and are motivated and equipped for further missions experiences.

Course Number Credits Languages Start Date End Date
Medical Boomerang CNH 162 2 English 03 Nov 2018 17 Nov 2018

Primary Health Care Seminar ( CNH 161 )

Thousands of children die from preventable disease and illness. This seminar provides an introduction to the health needs of the developing world as well as introducing basic practical skills. This is a course for the medical and non-medical person. Participants learn about the eight essential keys necessary for healthy communities. Topics include: Nutrition, maternal and children’s health, curative care, health education, water and sanitation, essential medication, community resources and disease control are topics discussed.

School of Evangelism ( CHR 231 )

The word of the Lord to YWAM Perth is Mark 16:15 and Acts 1:8, to Go into all of the world and preach the Gospel. We want to equip people to be effective witnesses for Christ in any context. Our purpose is to place practical tools for evangelism in the hands of students. Note: College of Christian Ministries degree students will not be awarded credit for this course until both the lecture and field assignments are satisfactorily completed.

School of Frontier Media ( CHR/CMC 287 )

Students in this course develop skills in audio-visual communication and learn how to apply these skills directly to frontier missions work. Students will learn how to conceptualize and produce a range of media tools to communicate the Gospel in culturally relevant ways. Lectures and workshops are conducted by cross-cultural communication specialists and media professionals working in their field of expertise.

School of Missions ( CHR 235 )

The Sofm is designed to train missionaries to go long term and make disciples of unreached people in a frontiers, cross-cultural context.

Course Number Credits Languages Start Date End Date
School of Frontier Missions - October 2018 CHR 235 12 English 07 Oct 2018 29 Dec 2018

School of Music in Missions ( ATS 263 )

A specialized course designed primarily for committed musicians who seek to integrate contemporary music and missions. This school uses music to draw people in order to create opportunities to share the Gospel. Particular areas of study include: biblical foundations for music ministry, music theory, character development, vocal and instrumental training, song writing, sound systems, worship, music publishing, church ministries, communication skills, evangelism, team leadership, and music and culture. There are also workshops on arranging and rehearsing with a band, studio recording, stage performance, and music ministry opportunities.

School of Worship ( ATS/CHR 261 )

The School of Worship purposes to train individuals that have a call to worship ministry. Worship and intercession are used as tools to bring breakthrough in the nations. Students will have the opportunity to develop their character as worshipers, explore the depths of knowing God in the place of worship, learn how to take up their authority in worship, intercession and spiritual warfare, and apply these things in a missions context by discipling the nations to do these things themselves.

School of Youth Ministry ( CHR 291 )

This school is designed for those who will be working with youth with churches, YWAM, or in other organisations. Innovative tools to successfully pioneer and establish new youth ministries or to work with existing ministries are introduced and modeled. Topics may include God's nature and character, global youth culture, youth and post modernity, MTV trends and church expressions, models of innovation, qualities of a leader, vision and goal setting, spiritual authority and servanthood. The school will help students to form teams for learning and ministering together. This school is offered in more than one location and with different emphases; check with specific locations for details on their particular focus in youth ministry.

Course Number Credits Languages Start Date End Date
Youth Ministry Training School - April 2019 CHR 291 12 English 07 Apr 2019 29 Jun 2019

Simple Healthcare for Oral Learners - Trainers Seminar I ( CNH 165 )

Participants learn a variety of health care topics, over 2-3 weeks, and are trained to teach and pass on the information learnt. This learner friendly seminar helps the oral learner, health care worker or local village person to be a teacher in the community The goal of the seminar is to see a measurable decrease in illness and death over 24 months. Two seminars are essential to become a teacher trainer,in CNH 165 and in CNH 166. Each two week seminar has 5-6 health care topics, taught in a creative, picture oriented and demonstrative way, where the learner is fully involved. Participants use simple booklets and posters and go into the community to practice teaching. Topics for the seminar are referred to as modules and have between 5-6 topics in each module. Family Module (under two illness); Sanitation Module; Water Module; Malaria Module; HIV+AIDS Modules; Nutrition Module; Respiratory Module; Communicable Disease Module; Maternal Health Module; Communicable Diseases Module After this first seminar, trainees are encouraged to visit their community twice weekly to teach.(CNH 165/166) at 2-3 weeks each.

Simple Healthcare for Oral Learners - Trainers Seminar II ( CNH 166 )

See description for CNH 165. These two seminars are related. Two seminars are required to become a trainer. Participants learn a variety of health care topics, over 2-3 weeks, and are trained to teach and pass on the information learnt. This learner friendly seminar helps the oral learner, health care worker or local village person to be a teacher in health care in their location. The goal of the seminar is to see a measurable decrease in illness and death. Two seminars are essential to become a teacher trainer,in CNH 165 and in CNH 166. Each two week seminar has 5-6 health care topics, taught in a creative, picture oriented and demonstrative way, where the learner is fully involved. Participants use simple booklets and posters and go into the community to practice teaching. Topics for seminar are referred to as Modules and general have between 5-6 topics in each Module. Family Module (under two illness); Sanitation Module; Water Module; Malaria Module; HIV+AIDS Modules; Nutrition Module; Respiratory Module; Communicable Disease Module; Maternal Health Module; communicable diseases Module After this first seminar, trainees are encouraged to visit their community twice weekly to teach.(CNH 165/166) at 2-3 weeks each.

TESOL Seminar ( HMT 147 )

This seminar teaches those who will teach English to speakers of other languages (TESOL). It covers all aspects of teacher training such as methods and techniques of teaching English, language acquisition issues, course design, lesson planning, classroom management and the parts and sounds of the English language.

Course Number Credits Languages Start Date End Date
TESOL Seminar - January 2019 HMT 147 6 English 07 Jan 2019 14 Feb 2019
TESOL Seminar - January 2019 HMT 147 6 English 07 Jan 2019 14 Feb 2019
TESOL Seminar - July 2019 HMT 147 6 English 07 Jul 2019 17 Aug 2019

Transformation School ( HMT/SCI 215 )

This school helps students begin to understand underlying thought patterns in the people groups and cities where they live and work. Through a holistic approach combining discipleship and practical projects, students gain understanding concerning social transformation and the Kingdom of God. During the school students will look at: the growth of Christianity and departures from a biblical perspective of the Kingdom of God; the history of western civilization including the processes of development; the roles and functions of the mobile and local aspects of the Church; the role of leadership in social transformation; comparative worldviews in respect to questions of origin, truth, beauty (art) and purpose; and holistic research concerning how societies change. This course meets the U of N Core Curriculum requirement for Applied Christian Thinking

Course Number Credits Languages Start Date End Date
Transformation School - October 2018 HMT/SCI 215 12 English 07 Oct 2018 29 Dec 2018
Transformation School - October 2019 HMT/SCI 215 12 English 06 Oct 2019 28 Dec 2019

UniSkript Seminar ( HMT 134 )

Learn to help illiterate people read the Bible with an exciting new symbol based alphabet called UniSkript. Be equipped to teach this revolutionary new system and gain understanding on how to reach and disciple illiterate communities.

Word by Heart ( CMC 233 )

In this course students will memorize five minutes per week of one of the Gospels in their native language and tell it as an eyewitness might have done. They will learn storytelling skills and practice natural memory techniques that differ from a rote approach; Using the tools of an actor, they will create imaginary memories to see what the eyewitnesses saw and say what they meant, with the goal of developing honest, technique-free communication that compels audience attention.