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The AASW and Medicare: What advocacy is happening around this?

Julianne Whyte, an Accredited Mental Health Social Worker is the only Social Work representative on the Federal Department of Health’s “Mental Health Reference Group of the Medicare Benefits Schedule Review Taskforce”. She is also on the board of the AASW and is the founder and CEO of Amaranth which provides…...

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Working with children and families during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak

Join our interdisciplinary panel of experts to explore and identify challenges and treatment opportunities for children and families during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. Learning Outcomes Watch this facilitated panel discussion of Jeremy’s story to be better equipped to: outline appropriate language to use with children when explaining the Coronavirus and…...

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Telehealth: How to make it work

During this webinar our interdisciplinary panel will explore ethical dilemmas for rural and remote mental health patients in the telehealth setting. Watch this facilitated panel discussion to be better equipped to: recognise client suitability for telehealth services. identify risks associated with telehealth services. outline procedures such as contingency plans, privacy,…...

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In conversation: A GP and a Social Worker

This was a live taped discussion between Amaranth CEO, Julianne Whyte, and Dr Monica Moore as part of the Mental Health Practitioner Network (MHPN) inaugural On Line Conference – called Working Better Together. Learn about the relationship between grief, loss and mental health from the clinical reflections of a GP…...

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Amaranth Foundation’s Contribution Recognised at 2018 Federation Business Awards

The contribution of the Amaranth Foundation and that of its founder and CEO, Julianne Whyte was recognised in two categories of the Corowa Business Chamber 2018 Federation Business Awards, Friday 20 July at the gala dinner at Corowa Whisky and Chocolate Factory. CEO and founder, Julianne Whyte, OAM, won the…...

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Counselling Services for Children and Young People Highlighted at Kids Festival

Amaranth Community Services is delighted to be part of the Federation Council Festival of Fun for Kids, Saturday 20 May at the Corowa Race Club from 1pm-5pm where we’ll be highlighting our counselling services for children and young people aged from four to 25. Growing up has always been a…...

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Amaranth Keeps the Advance Care Planning Conversation Going

Amaranth took the lead in the conversation about the importance of people of all ages having an advance care plan at a morning tea in Wagga as part of the inaugural National Advance Care Planning Week last month. The morning tea at Amaranth’s Health and Wellbeing Centre was attended by…...

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National Advance Care Planning Week – Cuppa and Cake in Wagga

Amaranth Community Care is encouraging people to become part of the conversation about the need to discuss future healthcare preferences at a morning tea as part of Australia’s first National Advance Care Planning Week. To be held at its Health and Wellbeing Centre, 46 Peter Street, Wagga Wagga from 10.30am…...

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Amaranth Foundation’s ‘Wrap Around Care’ Extends Its Reach

From the moment a person steps across the threshold of the Amaranth Foundation and its premises in Corowa and Wagga Wagga, they should be confident that they will receive the wrap around care that will meet their physical and mental health needs. Speaking at the official opening of the foundation’s…...

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Amaranth Foundation wins prestigious award at the recent NSW Agency for Clinical Innovation Awards

Julianne Whyte, CEO of Amaranth Foundation, was awarded the “Most Creative and Innovative Project” at the Agency for Clinical Innovation awards ceremony at the  NSW Rural Health and Research Congress, at Tweed Heads in November 2016. Jenny Preece, Rural Health Manager for the Agency for Clinical Innovation stated  at the…...

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