Mendocino County Oral Health: Asset Mapping

With grant funding from Proposition 56, Mendocino County is developing a local oral health community improvement plan, which involves a comprehensive oral health needs assessment including the identification of needs and assets in the community. Asset mapping can often be a resource intensive process, and sometimes requires costly software that may not be feasible to…

Quality Start Los Angeles QRIS Educator Kits

THE BIG PICTURE Quality Start Los Angeles, the quality rating and improvement system (QRIS) of LA County, partnered with VIVA to produce customized educator kits to welcome new programs to the initiative. VIVA developed a suite of communications materials that were combined with useful, branded incentives that made new members of the Quality Start Los…

San Mateo County Human Services Agency Strategic Planning

THE BIG PICTURE VIVA helped the San Mateo County Human Services Agency leadership team develop a visionary strategic plan that responded to the unique needs and priorities of the agency and its clients.   THE BACKGROUND The San Mateo County Human Services Agency offers a wide range of services to support families and individuals, to…

Sonoma County Oral Health Network Facilitation & System Development

THE BIG PICTURE VIVA provided strategic consultation and facilitation services to support the design and development of a collective impact initiative focused on strengthening Sonoma County‚Äôs fragmented dental health system.   THE BACKGROUND In an effort to improve dental health in Sonoma County, the Dental Health Program of the Sonoma County Department of Health Services…