Our last major venture into the world of learning was our attending the 7th Australian Women’s Health Conference!
To see presentations and speeches which were delivered during the three interesting days, visit www.womenshealth2013.org.au
Leichhardt Women’s staff are always on the look-out for opportunities to develop edges for learning and to contribute to the evidence base. Recent contributions include:
Three presentations at the 6th Australian Women’s Health Conference in Hobart, held in May 2010.
- The case for a publicly funded support services based on the Leichhardt model for women partners of same sex attracted men in every Australian state and territory
- The health benefits of creative movement and,
- The role of the women’s health nurse in the community based women’s health setting.
If you’d like to know more about the Hobart women’s health conference visit http://www.awhn.org.au.
In 2007 the women’s health nurse presented a poster on the interventions conducted by her at Leichhardt to facilitate social connection amongst new mothers and reduce post natal depression risk factors, presented at the Tresilian Conference (2007).
Also in 2007 a paper on the efficacy of the women’s health approach in the treatment of depression was delivered at the Women and Depression Conference in Sydney (2007).
Papers on the ‘Issues Experienced by Women Partners of Gay/Bisexual Men’, the ‘Future of Women’s Health Depends on Feminism’ and the best practice service model of the ‘Campsie Well Women Clinic’ were presented at the 5th Australian Women’s Health Conference, Melbourne in 2005.
At the 4th Australian Women’s Health Conference, held in Adelaide in 2000, we presented a paper on transgender issues and women’s health, which specifically outlined the process used by Leichhardt Women’s Community Health Centre in considering the issues and welcoming transgendered clients.
Contact us for more information about any of our presentations, or to ask for copies.