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CWSW in partnerhsip with Think Culture, have been developing non-fatal strangulation education resources through engagement with Aboriginal stakeholders.
The overall aim of the project is to learn from Aborignal people the most appropriate way/s (in what form and how) to disseminate messages about non-fatal strangulation to their communities in the Perth metropolitan area, and to create a framework to guide the future development and dissemination of culturally apprporiate non-fatal strangulation preventative and educational resources.
An Aborignal Reference Group was established as well as consultation with individual members.
CWSW look forward to sharing the outcomes of this project.
CWSW engaged and commissioned artwork from local Aboriginal artist Rosie Paine. Rosie Paine is a proud Yilka/Wongutha/Noongar/Yamatji woman from the North East Goldfields of Western Australia.
Rosie’s art has been used for the Support and Service’s Directory, the Annual Domestic Violence March, Website and within other CWSW publications.
Rosie’s images represent “the beauty, power and strength of women. It represents how we build on the strength of women that have come before us and pave our own paths forward. Each and every woman’s journey is uniquely her own yet we are supported, taught and loved by the women around us”.
CWSW are thankful to Rosie and look forward to engaging other artists and Aboriginal businesses in the future.
CWSW created and hosts a comprehensive, online, state- wide Support and Services Directory.
Much consideration went into ensuring the directory is as culturally appropriate as possible. Focus groups were held with Aboriginal women and Aboriginal organisations and service providers were consulted.
CWSW engaged Aboriginal Interpreters WA, to feature in the directory introductory clip which is spoken in Kimberley Kriol, allowing the clip to be accessible for Aboriginal women within the Kimberley (and other) regions.
This project builds on a cross-sector exploratory project that identified a strategic path towards an integrated approach to address family and domestic violence in order to increase the safety of women and children.
The project and ‘Service Capability Review Tool’ will focus on organisational and sustainable workforce development across the family and domestic violence and alcohol and other drug sectors, including the review of systems, policies, processes, culture and staff capability to develop practices and facilitate improved service and community outcomes.
The project is currently engaging key stakeholders including the Aboriginal Health Council of WA.