Mamarapha College
Mamarapha College
for Aboriginals & Torres Strait Islanders
for Aboriginals & Torres Strait Islanders

Mamarapha Health Course

Posted on Oct 18 2007

The long awaited Health course has now been submitted for  accreditation.  

The course will focus on health promotion, and is aimed to

  • Help students to adopt a healthy lifestyle themselves.
  • Give an understanding of how we can live healthy, happy lives.
  • Develop a relationship with God that will bring power to make needed life changes.
  • Develop skills and motivation to share the principles of better living with others.

The course aims to empower individuals to address and prevent the lifestyle health problems that are faced by so many of today's Australian indigenous people.

Year 1 will have units in spirituality and the Bible, Christian living, First aid, anatomy, relationships, life skills, culture, literacy, reading/writing, computers, and voice development.

Year 2 will have units in cooking, nutrition, healthy lifestyle, giving health talks, cooking demonstrations, healing ministry, hygiene, cultural life skills, home and families, and writing on computer. Year 2 incorporates a Certificate IV in Presenting Community Health Education

The 3rd year is a Diploma year, and has units in lifestyle diseases, substance abuse, infectious diseases, Biblical spirituality, stress management, public speaking, parenting and child ministry, conflict management and computer skills.  

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