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Welcoming Our New Research Assistants

August 2, 2022 | Evident Change

Last summer Evident Change launched an exciting effort: our first nationwide recruitment of bachelor’s-level interns through doctoral candidates to join us as research assistants. Our aim was to enhance Evident...

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An Aspiring Lawyer Looks at Family Meeting Models

July 28, 2022 | Speranza Gonzalez

As a developing researcher at Evident Change, I’ve been focused on Team Decision Making® (TDM™) and child and family team (CFT) meetings. As a former foster youth, I have always...

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Remembering Our Colleagues

July 6, 2022 | Evident Change

Evident Change mourns the loss of two wonderful colleagues and friends: Susan Gramling, JD, and Wayne Strong. Both Sue and Wayne were tirelessly dedicated members of their communities: Sue in...

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Remembering Wayne Strong

July 6, 2022 | Evident Change

Evident Change mourns our friend and colleague Wayne Strong, who passed away on June 20, 2022. Wayne Strong joined Evident Change in 2019, working as part of the organization’s justice...

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Remembering Sue Gramling

July 6, 2022 | Evident Change

Evident Change mourns our friend and colleague Susan M. Gramling, JD, who passed away on June 1, 2022. Sue joined Evident Change in 1998 as a senior program specialist. She...

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SafeMeasures® Webinar Series: 30 Minutes to Being a Better User

May 31, 2022 | Evident Change

Our SafeMeasures® Tips and Tricks webinar series is attracting hundreds of people per session and great feedback from attendees. With its brief format and straightforward approach, each 30-minute webinar packs...

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How the Team Decision Making® Model Could Have Helped My Family

May 31, 2022 | Deanna Jones

Can you remember where you were 30 years ago? Fashion has changed a bit since then—some things are even back in style! The field of social work has also changed,...

Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month and a Conversation With CEO Kathy Park

May 20, 2022 | The Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Team

May is Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month. The term AAPI is generally used and includes all people of Asian, Asian American, or Pacific Islander descent. Why May? May...

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Diary of a Tatted Professional

May 4, 2022 | Simone Sawyer

Who decided tattoos, piercings, and colorful hair aren't acceptable in professional spaces? Why should I cover up my tattoos, remove piercings, or tone down my hair to work with a...

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Board Member Judge Cohen Named Champion for Children

May 4, 2022 | Evident Change

Judge Jeri Beth Cohen, an Evident Change board member, received the Outstanding Champion for Children award from Florida’s Children First, a youth advocacy nonprofit group. Recently retired from her role...