Facente Consulting worked with the California Department of Public Health and local health departments in 6 California counties to develop 5-year plans under the federal Ending the HIV Epidemic initiative, then successfully implement those innovative plans beginning in 2021.
The Center for Learning and Innovation at the San Francisco Department of Public Health was asked to provide capacity-building assistance to the State of Florida through the CDC-supported Capacity-Building Assistance Providers Network (CPN). The goal of this project was to develop and pilot a series of three HIV Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) Institutes in Orlando, Ft. […]
Facente Consulting was contracted to serve as the lead evaluator for this local mental-health focused impact evaluation, with a primary responsibility for designing and implementing a local evaluation plan, managing IRB approvals and human subject concerns, overseeing data collection, and conducting a quantitative analysis of local participant data.
Facente Consulting was hired to conduct formative research to determine the best methods for implementing a strategy to build a highly skilled HIV, hepatitis C, and STI workforce in San Francisco that is cross-trained, reflects the populations served, has low turnover rates, and is valued and supported.
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.
Facente Consulting assisted the Applied Research, Community Health, Epidemiology & Surveillance (ARCHES) Branch of the San Francisco Department of Public Health to assess their planning for surveillance of viral hepatitis, and produce the first comprehensive report on viral hepatitis to be released by the health department in 11 years.
Facente Consulting supported the San Francisco Community Health Center to design and implement a six-session community of practice that brought together community-based organizations, health departments, and other agencies in the Midwest United States for peer-to-peer learning to improve HIV-related service delivery to trans people in the US.