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Trauma Informed Approaches blog

Integrating Trauma-Informed Approaches: Changing How We View and Respond to Trauma

As part of our series on trauma-informed approaches, we first delved into different ways trauma is defined and how it impacts individuals or groups. Because trauma is widespread and can have such a strong impact on individuals or groups, it is pertinent to understand how to best engage with and support individuals who have experienced…

Trauma Informed Approaches blog

Integrating Trauma-Informed Approaches: An Overview of Trauma and Its Effects

At EVALCORP, we value meeting our clients where they are by understanding what informs their perspective. This initial understanding creates a strong connection from the project start, which in turn supports communication and leads to more meaningful collaboration throughout the project cycle. Our approach does not end there. In fact, we meet all community and…

2023 National Rx and Illicit Drug Summit: EVALCORP Honored to Present with our Ventura County Behavioral Health Partners

2023 National Rx and Illicit Drug Summit: EVALCORP Honored to Present with our Ventura County Behavioral Health Partners

May 9th is National Fentanyl Awareness Day where we come together to recognize the efforts of our clients and others around the U.S. working to educate communities about the dangers associated with fentanyl use and continue our ongoing collaborative prevention efforts to save lives. Recently, EVALCORP had the great honor of presenting Ventura County Behavioral…

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Employee Spotlight: Elia Bueno, on Why Self-Care is Necessary

Growing up, I saw how much time and effort my parents as well as other family members put into their jobs. While I noticed how their hard work was paying off and leading to more financial opportunities for my cousins, siblings, and myself, they rarely took the time to take care of their physical and…

Waymakers OC Client Spotlight Blog

Client Spotlight: Waymakers Orange County – Good Neighbor Shared Air Awareness Month

On April 11, 2023, the dedication and hard work of Waymakers Orange County’s team for smoke-free multi-family housing funding paid off with the passing of a proclamation in Garden Grove, CA to designate the month of April 2023 as “Good Neighbor Shared Air Awareness Month”. This proclamation serves as a public statement to acknowledge the…

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EVALCORP’s 20th Birthday Party

To celebrate EVALCORP’s 20th anniversary, we honored our team at a dinner party filled with delicious food, camaraderie, and lots of smiles. The night began with us mingling and chatting away. We were especially excited to catch up with some of our remote team members. (Our farthest traveler came all the way from North Carolina!)…

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Celebrating 20 Years of Partnership at EVALCORP

It is with great pleasure and gratitude that we celebrate our 20th anniversary!
Two decades ago, EVALCORP was founded to support those who create safe, healthy, and strong communities by providing sound measurement and data-informed strategies. It has been an incredibly rewarding journey, and we could not have done it without our clients and team.

EVALCORP Team “Adopts a Family” This Holiday Season!

Since 2019, our team has had the opportunity to sponsor a family during the holiday season through our long-term partnership with Waymakers, and their Adopt-a-Family program. This year, we received a moving story about a family who have been victims of family violence. Our team is honored and excited to continue to be part of…

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How Communities Can Improve Using an Equity Approach

It seems like there is a never-ending list of health disparities that exist. Those disparities are derived from a complex set of factors, often referred to as social determinants of health. While addressing these disparities at the individual level, it needs to happen at the community level as well.  This systematic approach includes improving access…

EVALCORP at the Happiest Place on Earth

Last Monday, EVALCORP team found themselves on the Happiest Place on Earth, aka Disneyland! And no, we were not there to evaluate how Disney’s Genie Pass program met its objectives or assess the needs of community members to improve their experience at the Magic Kingdom. We tore ourselves from our laptops to enjoy each other’s…

“If you can’t measure it, you can’t improve it.“

– Peter Drucker

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