Training

Family and domestic violence training

The Women's Health Strategy and Programs (WHSP) provide family and domestic violence training and short presentations for WA Health staff. All our training is underpinned by the WA Health Guideline to Responding to Family and Domestic Violence.

Download the 2019 Family and Domestic Violence and Education Calendar.

Training via Video Conference:

WHSP provides a series of Video Conference (VC) sessions on various topics on family and domestic violence held throughout the year. This training is recommended for all WACHS front-line health staff including nurses, midwives, doctors, child health nurses, allied health staff etc.

To register for any VC training, please email whcsp@health.wa.gov.au

Training topics include:

  • Identifying and responding to family and domestic violence in a WA Health setting
  • FDV Risk Assessment Tool
  • Understanding Female Genital Cutting/Mutilation: A focus on practice guidelines
  • Preventing Violence Against Women: a focus on the CaLD community
  • Family and Domestic Violence – The Legal Stuff You Need To Know (2 hours) – presented by the Domestic Violence Legal Unit (DVLU)
  • Thinking outside the box: working with perpetrators of family and domestic violence
  • Elder Abuse  – presented by Advocare
  • Family and domestic violence in the CaLD community

e-learning

To enrol or make an enquiry, follow our instructions for bookings.

Bookings

Bookings can be made in one of the following ways:

  • Emailing whcsp@health.wa.gov.au or phone 6458 1795
  • Nominate via MyHR under the Women and Newborn Health Service category in "My Learning and Events".

For more professional development opportunities, visit the WNHS Education Hub.