Betty is an experienced social worker and researcher with a strong track record of publication and a long association with academia.
Betty has been at RMIT since 2019 but had a long relationship with RMIT having undertaken all training at the University (BSW, MSW, GradCertBA) and managed a student unit for RMIT Social Work while in a previous organisation (NARI).
She has extensive project management skills through successful grant applications. Betty has strong research knowledge in the area of ethnic aged care and dementia.
Currently her focus is working in industry partnerships and what they mean for field education.
Betty has strong skills in management, administration, social work, aged and community care, research, policy, cultural diversity expertise. She also has strong communication and organisational skills.
Awards and distinctions
- 2010 The Inaugural Derek Prinsley NARI Staff Award (For Outstanding Commitment and Contribution to NARI)
- 2010 Fellow of Australian Association of Gerontology
- 2002 Stegley Award for Social Justice