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Indigenous AOD Workers' Wellbeing Resources

Aboriginal Health Workers Heart Health Manual

Type: Resource
Author: National Heart Foundation Derbarl Yerrigan Health Services
Publisher: National Heart Foundation Derbarl Yerrigan Health Services
Year: 2008

This resource, developed by the National Heart Foundation (WA Division) and Derbarl Yerrigan Health Services, is specifically for Aboriginal Health Workers. The Heart Health Manual is a holistic and visually attractive resource that offers clear instructions for the delivery of cardiovascular health programs.

The manual supports the 'Certificate in Cardiovascular Health' an accredited course for Aboriginal Health Workers. Modules include session plans, activities, overheads, case studies and background information appropriate for a variety of settings and target groups. The role of the Aboriginal health worker is explained and advice offered for skill development. The manual is also a useful tool for all health professionals in the quest to improve health and wellbeing of Aboriginal people.

Heart Health CD ROMs can be ordered by calling 1300 36 27 87 (local call cost) or via email: heartline@heartfoundation.com.au

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