Cathexis means to invest energy in a particular person, object or idea. As a company, we’ve taken it a step further and use the term to mean the positive channelling of energy. Pretty appropriate for evaluation, no? So where did the name come from? Well, it turns out that Cathexis founder, Martha McGuire, is a… More
Peter and Rochelle recently contributed a tip of the day to the American Evaluation Association’s AEA365 blog, which offers great daily nuggets of evaluation wisdom. We’ve reposted their contribution below. Let us know if you end up using this method in your own Developmental Evaluation! The “Burning Question”: A Simple Tool to Focus Developmental Evaluation… More
Happy holidays from all of us at Cathexis!
Hard to believe it’s almost November! The kids are back to school and leaves are falling quickly from the trees. We all enjoyed our summer here at Cathexis. Here’s a peek at what we were up to: Toronto Kate spent time at the park with the new addition to her family. … More
You may be wondering, what exactly is a ‘cross sector complex care model’? It’s a model of care for young adults with medical complexities and development disabilities. It offers a highly individualized approach that integrates health and developmental services into one cohesive package. This new model has been implemented in York Region over the last… More
Last night, Cathexis’s founder, Martha McGuire, presented at the August Evaluation Café event in Toronto. These bimonthly networking and knowledge sharing events provide an opportunity to meet new people, share ideas, and build a sense of community among evaluators in the GTA. Martha’s presentation focused on the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals and the shift that… More