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School of Health

Valerie Prokopiv

Phone: (03) 5327 6766
Email: v.prokopiv@federation.edu.au
Room: Gippsland 5N-190
Position: Research Fellow
Discipline: Collaborative Evaluation Unit

Qualifications

Bachelor of Arts (Monash)

Research interests

  • Evaluation: Theory and Development
  • Gender
  • Regional Socio-Economic Transformation

Publications

CEU reports

Collaborative Evaluation Reports

  • Porter, JE. Reimers, V. Barbagallo, M. James, M. Dabkowski, S. Prokopiv, V. Collaborative Evaluation Unit Emerging Practice Survey for Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) and Latrobe Health Assembly June / July 2020
  • Porter, JE. Reimers, V. Barbagallo, M. James, M. Dabkowski, E. Kattell, S. Prokopiv, V. Collaborative Evaluation Unit Youth Engagement in Latrobe: The Impact of COVID-19 2020
  • Porter, JE. Barbagallo, M. James, M. Prokopiv, V Collaborative Evaluation Unit Hands up Latrobe Valley 2019/2020 Evaluation
  • Porter, JE. Jones, J. Johnson, N. James, M. Weragoda De Silva, S. Prokopiv, V. Collaborative Evaluation Unit Gippsland Aboriginal Advocacy Support Service Evaluation Report 2020
  • Porter, JE. Kemel, P. Coombes, N. Hopwood, P. Prokopiv, V. Collaborative Evaluation Unit Latrobe Streetgames Phase 1: Virtual Streetgames 2020 Evaluation
  • Porter, JE. Dabkowski, E. Prokopiv, V. Collaborative Evaluation Unit Zero Suicide Prevention Program: Latrobe Regional Hospital Evaluation 2020
  • Porter, JE. Barbagallo, M. James, M. Prokopiv, V. De Silva, S. Collaborative Evaluation Unit Community Health Hub and Clinic Community Consultation 2020
  • Porter, JE. Barbagallo, M. Bur, J. James, M. Prokopiv, V. Collaborative Evaluation Unit ‘I Am Ready’ Partnership Program Evaluation Report 1 February 2019 – 30 June 2020
  • Porter, JE. Reimers, V. Missen, K. Morgan D. Whyte, S. Klein, B. Prokopiv, V. Collaborative Evaluation Unit Develop of an Evaluation Framework, 2019
  • Porter, JE. Reimers, V. Missen, K. Morgan D. Whyte, S. Klein, B. Prokopiv, V. Collaborative Evaluation Unit Participatory Evaluation Framework: A Guide 2019
  • Porter, JE. Barbagallo, M. Dabkowski, E. Prokopiv, V. Collaborate Evaluation Unit FRRR Health and Wellness Program: Yinnar and District Memorial Hall Committee 2019: Evaluation Report
  • Porter, JE. Missen, K. Reimers, V. Morgan, D. Whyte, S. Klein, B. Prokopiv, V. Collaborative Evaluation Unit Mental Health Awareness Campaign Lifeline Evaluation 2018/2019
  • Porter, JE. Missen, K. Reimers, V. Morgan, D. Whyte, S. Klein, B. Prokopiv, V. Collaborative Evaluation Unit GippSport Latrobe Streetgames Evaluation 2018/2019
  • Edmondson, B. Porter, J. Whyte, S. Prokopiv, V. James, A. Yell, S. Wilson, R. and Mayberry, D. (2017). Latrobe Health and Wellbeing Charter, Latrobe Health Innovation Zone, DHHS, published on DHHS website (December 2017).

Charter reference

[1]Latrobe Health and Wellbeing Charter, Victorian Department of Health and Human Services. Page 7.

Journal articles

  • Fairbrother, P. and Denham, T. with Banks, M., De Silva, A., Douglas, N., Prokopiv, V., Toner, P., Warhurst, C. (2020) The Future of Regional Jobs: Report for Regional Australia Institute, Centre for People, Organisation and Work, RMIT University.
  • Coles, A., Fairbrother, P., Jovanovski, N., Macdonald, F., Prokopiv, V., Safari, D., Scott, H., Williams, K. (2017). Doing Things Differently: A Strategy for the Gippsland region In: Regional Development Victoria Melbourne, Australia
  • Walker, M., Fairbrother, P., Prokopiv, V. (2015). Labour Market Profile: Latrobe Valley Region, Gippsland, Victoria In: Gippsland Trades and Labour Council Inc Melbourne Australia
  • Huon Curtis, Nigel Douglas, Peter Fairbrother, Kate Grosser, Val Prokopiv, Michael Rafferty, Philip Toner (2018) Skills for Green Jobs in Australia, International Labour Organisation

Grants

2021 – Porter, JE., Reimers, V. Prokopiv, V. James, M. Evaluation of PHN’s Early Detection and Screening, including Tobacco Program. Gippsland Primary Health Network. Extension funding $145,000 Successful

2021- Porter, JE, Barbagallo, M. James, M. Prokopiv, V. Pillay, S and Greenhill, A. Evaluation of the My Food Swap program. The Latrobe Health Assembly. DHHS, - $114,000 – Successful

2021 – Porter, JE. Prokopiv, V. Gippsland Centre against Sexual Assault (GCASA) - $65,000 – Successful

2021 – Porter, JE. Reimers, V. Barbagallo, M. Prokopiv, V. James, M. Dabkowski, E. Coombs, N, Kemel, P, Mesagno, C. Peck, B. Jones, J. Missen, K. Bailey, C. Snell, C. and Brito, S. The Latrobe Health Assembly Community Programs Evaluation. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Latrobe Health Assembly (LHA) - $173,866 – Successful

2020 – Porter, JE. Barbagallo, M. James, M. Dabkowski, E. Prokopiv, V. Federation University Community Health Hub Feasibility study Gippsland campus - $8842 – Successful

2020 – Porter, JE. Mesagno, C. James, M. Prokopiv, V. South Gippsland Suicide prevention evaluation project - $10,000 Funder: South Gippsland Shire Council.

2020 – Porter, JE. Barbagallo, M. James, M. Dabkowski, E. Prokopiv, V. Reimers, V. A quantitative study of the impact of COVID-19 on youth engagement in Latrobe. LLEN Youth survey - $10,000 – Successful

2020 – Porter, JE. Reimers, V. James, M. Barbagallo, M, Dabkowski E. Prokopiv, V. Evaluation of emerging health practices. Department of Health and Human Services and Latrobe Heath Assembly joint funding. - $7909 –Successful consultancy funding.

2020 – Porter, JE. Barbagallo, M. Prokopiv, V. Evaluation of the Hands up for Volunteering Latrobe Project. Latrobe City Council. $30,000 Successful

2020- Porter, JE. Reimers, V. Prokopiv, V. Evaluation of the ZERO suicide prevention project. Latrobe Regional Hospital Mental Health. - $10,000 – Successful

2019 – Porter, J. Reimers, V.  Morgan, D. Missen, K. Prokopiv, V. Development of an Evaluation Model. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS). Extension grant $122,400 Successful

2019 - Porter, J. Barbagallo, M. Bur, J. Prokopiv, V. (2019). “I am Ready” Project Evaluation. Local learning and Employment Network (LLEN). Department of Health and Human Services grant. $46,838 – Successful

2018 - Porter, JE, Edmondson, E, Morgan, D. Reimers, V. Missen, K. Whyte, S. Klein, B. Prokopiv, V. Development of an Evaluation Model. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS). $389,957. Successful

2017 – Edmondson, B. Porter, J. Whyte, S. Prokopiv, V. James, A. Yell, S. Wilson, R. Cooper, S. Development of the Latrobe Health Innovation Charter Project. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS). $132,182. Successful