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Kits & Manuals


Healthy Active! A Resource Manual Promoting Best Practice in Physical Activity for Women from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Backgrounds – 2009

A project funded by Department of Health and Ageing, the resource manual is one of the two components of the proejct. The manual is a user-friendly guide that will equip health professionals and agenices with the knowledge to effectively extend physical activity programs to CaLD women and assist them to integrate into the wider community. The manual also documents and promotes Ishar’s Healthy Active Bicultural Ambassadors training program and Multicultural Physical Activity program.

Parenting Kit – 2007

A project funded by Department for Families, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs (FaCSIA) under the Stronger Families and Communities Strategy. The major outcome of the kit was the development of capabilities for parents to cope effectively with changes in culture, due to migration and to help them to support and understand the needs of their children in a multicultural environment. The kit was launched in December 2007.

Volunteer Information Kit for Youth – 2001

A project funded by the Health Department of WA, International Year of Volunteers, ‘Promoting spirit in the community’. The project aimed to develop & implement a volunteer training program for the young women participants & address the requirements & responsibilities of a volunteer.

Guidelines to Organising Health and Leisure Camp – 1997

Conducted by Ishar and funded by Gordon Reid Foundation, Guidelines to Organising Health & Leisure Camp was a camp that aimed to provide health and leisure activities that would equip the participants with knowledge, skills and attitudes to deal with life in a positive way. The program included workshops, outdoor activities, excursions and relaxation that allowed the women involved with the project carry the theme of positivity.

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