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Amanda Paton


Amanda is a practicing Clinical Psychologist and the Deputy Director Practice for the Australian Centre for Child Protection at the University of South Australia.

She has been working in the field of psychology for over 18 years and has strong connections to the child protection services sector in WA, including community sector organisations and Government agencies such as Department of Communities and WA Police. Amanda is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and brings to the Board of Westcare extensive experience in clinical governance, quality improvement, research to practice translation and working within multidisciplinary teams to support vulnerable children, young people and their families. Amanda joined the Board in February 2022 and was elected Board President/Chair in November 2022.

Amanda Paton
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