Women's Health Strategy and Programs

Women's Health Strategy and Programs (WHSP) is a team of health professionals who are responsible for various non-clinical roles in projects and policy, training and education to support WA services state-wide working towards improving the health of women and their families.

Specific areas of expertise include:

  • Family and Domestic Violence (FDV) training for health managers, mental health clinicians and health professionals
  • Family domestic violence and gender based violence in Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CaLD) communities
  • Female Genital Cutting and Mutilation (FGCM)
  • Strengthening Antenatal Responses to Family and Domestic Violence (SARFDV)
  • Community based women's health services, sexual assault resource centres and unplanned pregnancy programs
  • Review and consult on FDV material provided to staff and patients/clients
  • Provide expert knowledge on subject matters related to FDV, FDV/CaLD, Antenatal FDV and FGCM

Policies and guidelines

Responding to Family and Domestic Violence

WA Health Responding to the Abuse of Older People (Elder Abuse) Policy

WACHS Identifying and Responding to Family and Domestic Violence Policy (Staff only)

CACH, WACHS Child Health Family and Domestic Violence Protocol (Staff only)

Guidelines for Protecting Children

Education and training

WHSP provides family and domestic violence education and training for WA Health staff on a range of different topics.

See our FDV Training webpage for information on our training topics, FDV e-learning packages, training calendar and how to register.

Contact us

Tel: (08) 6458 1795

Email: whcsp@health.wa.gov.au

Men's Helpline: 1800 000 599

Location

Women's Health Strategy and Programs
365 Bagot Road
Subiaco WA  6008

Operating hours

8.30am to 4.30pm