Facente Consulting was hired to design and lead a 2-day retreat to help AIDS United plan for the future of their harm reduction initiatives.
Dr. Facente was a Co-Investigator on this 2-year research study funded by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), with the goal of better understanding the epidemiology of hepatitis C in three high-burden subpopulations in San Francisco.
Facente Consulting was selected to evaluate a 3-tiered, multi-million dollar project to provide grants to syringe services programs (SSPs) around the country to work on improving COVID-19 vaccination uptake among people who use drugs.
Facente Consulting was selected by the San Francisco AIDS Foundation to ead a year-long strategic planning process that would incorporate the input of more than 200 staff and over 800 donors, volunteers, clients, and external stakeholders, ushering the Foundation into a new era of expanded work and a focus on health justice.
Facente Consulting project managed, promoted, facilitated, and produced a 2-day virtual Drug User Health Symposium as part of NACCHO’s Overdose Prevention and Response Mentorship Program.
Facente Consulting was hired to plan and facilitate the Methamphetamine Task Force created by San Francisco Mayor London Breed, composed of medical and public health professionals, substance use disorder treatment providers, emergency responders, criminal justice and law enforcement officials, drug policy experts, and people who use or used methamphetamine.
Battery Powered hired Facente Consulting to provide expert advice on the framing of their quarterly philanthropic theme “Addiction and Recovery,” and deliver an issue brief to educate members about the topic.
Facente Consulting was hired to create a set of performance standards to provide guidance and best practices for public health departments, community-based organizations, and community stakeholders/service providers around the country as they develop and expand syringe services programs in their area.
Facente Consulting worked with the Addiction Technology Training Center to write up case studies of three methadone programs that had successfully incorporated hepatitis C services into their model, and completing white papers on several related topics, including COVID vulnerability for people who use drugs.
The San Francisco AIDS Foundation asked Facente Consulting to develop a comprehensive evaluation plan to determine changes in client outcomes resulting for implementation of their new strategic plan.
Facente Consulting was hired to develop a white paper for the San Francisco Mayor’s Office, reviewing options for overdose prevention services (also known as supervised consumption services) in collaboration with a number of key community stakeholders.
The San Francisco Department of Public Health hired Facente Consulting to serve as a project manager for a pilot program to provider low-threshold buprenorphine via telemedicine to people living in San Francisco, in partnership with community-based sites.
Facente Consulting was hired to design and conduct a 4-phase assessment to develop innovative prototypes for HIV and hepatitis C-related service delivery for people experiencing homelessness in San Francisco.
ETR reached out to Facente Consulting to serve as a subject matter expert in the design of an online training to support syringe services programs (SSPs) in using the CDC document Syringe Services Programs: A Technical Package of Effective Strategies and Approaches for Planning, Design, and Implementation, released in 2020.
Facente Consulting provided advanced statistical support to Gilead Sciences for an ongoing clinical trial of a new HIV PrEP medication, assessing the “background” HIV incidence rate in settings throughout the world where they conduct their clinical trials.
Facente Consulting is conducting a landscape analysis, supplemented with interviews and focus groups, to help the San Francisco Department of Public Health better understand the health needs of people who use drugs in San Francisco.
The Mid-America Addiction Technology Training Center hired Facente Consulting to design and implement a harm reduction consultation program, to support organizations in Nebraska, Missouri, Kansas, and Iowa to implement harm reduction work.
Project Inform hired Facente Consulting to lead the agenda planning, logistics, and facilitation of a 2-day Summit for people in the rural northern counties of California to focus on the opioid crisis and related public health issues.
Facente Consulting served as the local evaluator for a five-year grant funded by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) to support HIV, hepatitis C (HCV), and substance use prevention among unhoused, LGBTQ+ young adults ages 18-24 in San Francisco.
The Substance Use Disorders Team of San Francisco’s Community Behavioral Health Services Branch hired Facente Consulting to plan and facilitate a day-long staff retreat focused on team-building and discussion of priorities for action in the coming year.
Facente Consulting was brought in to assist the Community Behavioral Health Services Branch of the San Francisco Department of Public Health to evolve their Adult-Older Adult system of care and support mental health providers to streamline intake and service provision.