News and Updates

Graduate Doctoral Award

In 2013, Billie Joe received a Graduate Doctoral Award through SSHRC. Click here to download and view the ProActive Disclosure for SSHRC's Grants and Contributions 04/01/2013: PDF

Contribution to Evaluation in Canada Award

In 2014, Kim received the Contributions to Evaluation in Canada award from the Canadian Evaluation Society. Citation (by Larry Bremner) It gives me great pleasure to present Dr. Kim van...

Poster Presentation Award

In 2016, our team wins the TD Insurance Poster Session Public Prize. "An Indigenous Culturally Responsive Crime Prevention Program in British Columbia: Exploring the challenges, opportunities, and other key lessons...

BC Achievement Foundation: 2018 Mitchell Award

In 2018, Kim receives the Community Achievement Award and the Mitchell Award from the BC Achievement Foundation.  Click here for the original post on the BC Achievement Foundation website: The...

BC Achievement Foundation: Indigenous Business Award for organizations

In 2018, Reciprocal Consulting receives the BC Achievement Foundation Indigenous Business Award for organizations with 3-10 people.  Click here for the original post on the BC Achievement Foundation website: 2018...

Certificate of Academic Excellence

In 2012, Billie Joe’s Masters’ Thesis received the Laureates of the Canadian Psychology Association Certificate of Academic Excellenc.  Click here to download and view the 2012 Certificate of Academic Excellence...

Master’s Award

Billie Joe was a 2010/2011 recipient of a Master’s Award through the Network for Aboriginal Mental Health Research.  Click here to view or download the Scholarship/Fellowship Recipients 2010-2011Master’s Award: PDF...

Michael Scriven Dissertation Award

In 2007, Kim received the inaugural Michael Scriven Dissertation Award for Outstanding Contribution to Evaluation Theory, Methodology or Practice.  Click here to view the original Interdisciplinary Ph.D. in Evaluation Program...

SFU Department of Psychology

Billie Joe Rogers is just the 3rd indigenous student to obtain a PhD from SFU’s Department of Psychology. Click here to see the original post on the Simon Fraser University...

BC Coroner Services

Billie Joe serves on the BC Coroner Services Death Review Panel. Excerpt DEATH REVIEW PANELA death review panel is mandated2 to review and analyze the facts and circumstances of deaths...

SFU – Continuing Studies

Kim, Sofia and Billie Joe to teach on Evaluation for social change and transformational learning. Transformative Evaluation Landscape In this course you will deepen your understanding of how to use...

Mákook pi Sélim (June 2021)

Expanding education People and businesses benefit from making room for Indigenous voices. Mákook pi Sélim BIV's Indigenous Business Magazine 2021 Isuu Click here to view the original posting for Mákook...

Mákook pi Sélim (Fall 2021)

Truth, reconciliation and post-secondary institutions in BC. Isuu Click here to view the original posting for Makook pi Selim Fall 2021 on the Business in Vancouver website: https://biv.com/magazine/makook-pi-selim-fall-2021

Instagram Live Event: In our Circle BC Women’s Health Foundation

Grace and Sofia Launch the BC Women’s Report In our Circle on their Instagram account. The BC Women’s Health Foundation is honoured to work with Reciprocal Consulting (@reciprocalconsulting) to share...

Brave Women Leaders: Kim van der Woerd

Kim is featured on the Brave Women Leaders Blog by Jen Murtagh coaching + consulting. Excerpt What does bravery mean to you? I’m so grateful for this question, and it...

BC Women’s Health Foundation: Bringing Others Along

In 2019, Kim is featured in the BC Women’s Health Foundation speaking on a data-gathering project aimed at better understanding the health care priorities of Indigenous women across British Columbia....

Perspectives on Precedents: Viewing 2020 in a Larger Historical, Cultural, and Political Context

In 2020, Kim and Michael Quinn Patton speaks about the conversations that framed the Evaluation for Social Change and Transformational Learning Program at Simon Fraser University. "Kim van der Woerd...

YWCA Metro Vancouver: The Next 125 Ambassador, Dr. Kim van der Woerd

In Feb 2021, Kim was interviewed by YWCA Metro Vancouver on the next 125 ambassador. Excerpt What is your favourite thing about the YWCA? What area of the organization’s work...

Simon Fraser University Sociology and Anthropology

Sofia Vitalis writes on the Impact of Settler Hetero Normativity on the Two Spirit and the Journey to Revitalizing Non-Binary Gender Roles. Excerpt The effects of colonialism have drastically changed...

SFU Newsletter

Billie Joe’s PhD dissertation focusing on strengths based programming for FASD. Click here to view the full original article on the Simon Fraser University website (login required): http://www.sfu.ca/sfunews/stories/2017/06/convocation/billie-joe-rogers.html

Edmonton and Area Fetal Alcohol Network Society

Billie Joe’s PhD research is featured focusing on strengths based programming for FASD. Excerpt Billie Joe Rogers has devoted the past five years to completing her PhD thesis, which evaluates...

YWCA Newsletter

Reciprocal Consulting leads a reconciliation plan for the YWCA Metro Vancouver. Click here to read the full original publication on the YWCA Issue website: https://issuu.com/ywcametrovan/docs/ywca-spring-contact-issuu/3

American Journal of Community Psychology

Reciprocal Consulting team members contribute to a study on Mental Health First Aid – First Nation.  Excerpt The Mental Health First Aid First Nations course was adapted from Mental Health...

SFU News

Article highlighting Kim’s BC Community Achievement Award. Excerpt Psychology alum, Kim Van der Woerd recently had her long history of leadership and advocacy recognized by the BC government with a...

Vancouver is Awesome

Article highlighting Kim’s BC Community Achievement Award. Excerpt Five Vancouverites are being recognized for being amazing people that dedicate their time and effort to community building and making this city...

NCCIH Webinar At the Interface Presentation

In July 2021, Kim and Sofia speak at the NCCIH Webinar and summarizes key research and policy findings of the NCCIH’s publication, At the interface: Indigenous health practitioners and evidence-based...

The Covid-19 Community Resilience Network

In Nov 2020, Kim hosted The COVID-19 Community Resilience Network and touched on the colonial nature of systems of research and evaluation. On the colonial nature of systems of research...

Indigenous Economics: Reclaiming the Sacred Virtual Conference

In June 2021, Sofia and Kim present on what it means to have a strengths-based participatory approach to provide evidence-based and culturally responsive evaluation and research. Decolonizing Data Workshop |...

Indigenous Women's Health

Kim and Grace speak about women’s experience in health care as well as indigenous women’s experience accessing health care during the Covid-19 Pandemic. Indigenous Women's Health & Launch of Cohort...

Arts for Social Change

Kim & Billie Joe talk Evaluative innovation in an arts context. Day 3: Embedded Evaluation – #ArtForSocialChangeNOW

Data Equity Friday Talk

Kim and Sofia talk data Equity with Heather Krause. Talking Data Equity with Dr. Kim Van Der Woerd and Sofia Vitalis