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Videos and Broadcasts
This page features a selection of the presentations and broadcasts produced by Womens Health and Family Service, and the Rural in Reach program. To skip directly to a particular video simply click on the relevant heading below.
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Womens Health and Family Services Videos
Fitness & Nutrition at WHFS
A short video focussing on the Fitness and Nutrition programs available at Womens Health and Family Services (WHFS) in Northbridge, Western Australia. These programs and services mentioned in this video are available free (or low cost) for clients of WHFS.
Introduction to the Rural in Reach Program
Rural in Reach (RinR) is a program coordinated through Community Resource Centres (CRC) to provide health information, support, consultations and training. This free service, delivered by Womens Health & Family Services, allows for private and confidential consultations with trained health professionals, including nurses and counsellors.
Managing Cultural Change: Dr. Ken Minkoff & Dr. Christie Cline
This video-link presentation was provided for community groups as part of the Rural in Reach (RinR) Program. Presented by Dr Cline and Dr Minkoff, both board-certified psychiatrists, this video looks at "Welcoming women and families with complex needs and delivering integrated care in rural and remote areas".
Menopause - What is Normal?
This community talk for the 'Rural in Reach' program addresses what is and isn't ‘normal’ regarding menopause, and how to best embrace it with style and grace. This talk was presented by Janet Pages-Oliver, Rural in Reach Health Consultant and Registered Nurse.
Respite and Care
This community talk is presented by Brett McDonald (Registered Nurse), who works for a network of Commonwealth Respite and Carelink Centres which operate from selected regional locations. These Centres provide a link to and information about a wide range of community, aged care and support services, including services for those who provide care. Centres can also assist carers with options to take a break through short-term and emergency respite services.
Detection and Prevention of Skin Cancer
There is an increasing concern regarding skin cancer in Australia. This presentation will outline how people can reduce the risk of developing skin cancer by being SunSmart when the UV Index reaches 3 or above. It will also focus on the importance of early detection, which can lead to the successful treatment of over 95% of skin cancers. This community talk was presented by Lorena Chapman of the Cancer Council WA.
Presented by Dean Dyer, President of Men's Advisory Network (MAN)
Presented by Janet Pages-Oliver, Registered Nurse and Family Therapist.
This talk will aim to simplify all the mixed messages that are out there around what we should be feeding our kids. Presented via video conference for the Rural in Reach program.
Single Sided Deafness
Single sided deafness is when a person is able to hear through only one ear. This talk, presented by the Ear Science Institute and coordinated through the Rural in Reach Program, discusses some of the causes of single sided deafness as well as treatment options.
Clinical Management of Herpes
This community talk was presented by Maria Garefalakis, from Sexual Reproductive Health WA, as part of the Rural in Reach program.
Breast Cancer Prevention and Awareness
Breast Cancer is the second most common cause of cancer in Australian women. This talk will be presented by the peak national cancer control organisation.
Need help adjusting to Baby and Change?
This community talk is an information session on a support group we are offering in 2015 in rural areas designed for women suffering from postnatal depression and anxiety. The support group will aim to provide women with some tools to cope with the thoughts and feelings that are commonly experienced by women after the birth of a baby. Featuring Janet Pages-Oliver (RinR Health Consultant) and Subhan Dellar (Coordinator, Perinatal Mental Health Program).
Resilience: Helping Your Teenager Bounce Back
Are you wanting to support the young people in your life? This talk will discuss what influences and pressures young people face today. Kim will present information on developmental stages of youth and peer pressure and its impact on mental health, self harm, bullying and drug use. There will be a focus on how you can support resilience in teenagers. Featuring Kim Ziapur, Rural in Reach Health Consultant.
Women and Ageing
This community health talk, is presented by Women’s Health specialist Dr Alison Creagh, discusses the changes that can occur as we age.
The Dangers of Asbestos in the Home
Are you thinking about renovating? Then do it safely and reduce the risk to yourself and your family. This community talk covers asbestos related diseases, identifying and locating asbestos in your home, handling asbestos, safe disposal and regulations.
Youth, Drugs and Alcohol
This talk, presented by Kim Ziapur and Sarah Broadhead from RinR, will discuss alcohol and other drug use amongst young people. Plus some treatment/support approaches.
Westlink 2016 Broadcast Series
Rural in Reach Westlink 2016 - Episode 1: Shimmy & Shake
This Westlink broadcast is something a little different - ‘Shimmy & Shake’, a very popular talk exploring creative ways to stay active using the ancient art of belly dancing. Join Tanja Luck, Health and Wellbeing Officer at Womens Health & Family Services, as she shows us how to use belly dancing to get into shape.
Westlink 2015 Broadcast Series
Rural in Reach Westlink 2015 - Episode 1: Family and Domestic Violence
This Westlink broadcast will discuss Family and Domestic Violence (FDV), the different types of FDV, how to identify when your are in an unhealthy relationship and support options.
Rural in Reach Westlink 2015 - Episode 2: Understanding and Responding to Eating Disorders
This episode will discuss the presenting characteristics of the three main eating disorders: anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa and binge eating disorder. It will also discuss warning signs as well as the importance of early intervention. Presented by Sarah Broadhead (Rural in Reach Program), Jemma Caswell (Body Esteem Program Coordinator) and Kathleen Chinn (Body Esteem Program Service Development Coordinator).
Rural in Reach Westlink 2015 - Episode 3