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YWAM PERTH

YOUTH WITH A MISSION

PO Box 8501 Perth Business Centre
Perth
Western Australia
6849
Australia

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Advanced Birth Attendant School ( HLC 373 )

An advanced school for students who have completed the Introductory Birth Attendant School. Lectures will build on the previous lecture phase and build depth to the understanding of what is normal, as well as an overview of abnormal and when/how to refer.

Course Number Credits Languages Start Date End Date
Advanced Birth Attendant School HLC 373 12 English 07 Jul 2024 28 Sep 2024

Bible Core Course ( 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.

Birth Attendant School ( HLC 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 basic skilled help for pregnant women, and the problems surrounding birth and following. This school is for those with a missional heart, the poor and needy and less resourced countries. 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.

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 evangelise 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
Compassion DTS Urban Focus, July 2024 DSP 211 12 English 07 Jul 2024 28 Sep 2024
DTS - July 2024 DSP 211 12 English 07 Jul 2024 28 Sep 2024
DTS (Frontline) October 2024 DSP 211 12 English 06 Oct 2024 28 Dec 2024
DTS (4WD Adventure) January 2025 DSP 211 12 English 06 Jan 2025 29 Mar 2025

Family in Missions School ( EDN 257 )

The Family in Missions School is a training program for engaged or married couples, families and single parents that provides teaching, discipleship and practical application across many areas impacting a family in missions such as marriage, parenting, operating cross-culturally, spiritual warfare, and health, in order to equip and strengthen families to thrive in each missions context, to raise up the next godly generation and to powerfully impact the communities around them as a whole family.

Foundations for Counseling Ministry ( WPC 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, 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 for Counseling Ministry WPC 211 12 English 06 Apr 2025 28 Jun 2025

Introductory Leadership Practicum I ( CHR 243 )

An extended practical mentoring experience for potential and current leaders, including work in many ministries in a YWAM context, one-on-one sessions with leaders, classroom lectures, small group leadership and organisational training.

Introductory Leadership School (MDS) ( CHR 241 )

The Introductory Leadership Internship is designed specifically for new staff at YWAM Perth. It is designed to equip them for a career in Missions in YWAM and begin their development as leaders. The focus is both for personal growth and development and understanding of YWAMs ethos and values and also the broader context of Missions Globally.

Course Number Credits Languages Start Date End Date
MDS - July 2024 CHR 241 12 English 07 Jul 2024 28 Sep 2024
MDS - Oct 2024 CHR 241 12 English 06 Oct 2024 28 Dec 2024

Medical Missions Equip Seminar ( HLC 162 )

A course for medical professionals whose desire is to take part in missions. Lectures will be both inspiring and informative whereby the Holy Spirit becomes the leader and healer. This seminar encourages a holistic approach to health and motivates the medical professional to hear from God in all situations. There will be a practical impartation of what will be encountered as a medical missionary in the majority world with topics that are relevant to the need. The primary take away will be how to bring Gods hope to people in need.

Primary Health Care School ( HLC 261 )

Primary Health Care training reaches 80% of the worlds health needs through both preventive and curative training. Components of the school include basic clinical skills to treat common health issues that cause death and primary health education. The curriculum is based on essential keys for the health of communities: these include aspects of food and nutrition; health education; disease control, water and sanitation; basic clinical care; maternal and children's health; essential drugs; community resources. The Primary Healthcare school gives a biblical approach to health and the poor and needy. The school introduces the student to the relevancy of the community health worker to achieve health goals within the structure of a Primary Health Care team.

Course Number Credits Languages Start Date End Date
Primary Health Care School HLC 261 12 English 05 Jan 2025 29 Mar 2025

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

Participants learn a variety of health care topics, over 1-3 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 of health care 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 one to two week seminar has 3-5 health care topics, taught in a creative, picture oriented and demonstrative way, where the learner is fully involved. Participants use the simply illustrated 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 ( HLC 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 ( APL 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.