Training and facilitation

Evidence-based public health training, South Dakota Department of Health
Develop and facilitate evidence-based public health training with a health equity emphasis and focused on building the capacity of staff to practice evidence-based public health. Learn more >


Grant Writing and Coordination

Federal Grant Proposal, State Health Department
SLM Consulting supported a state health department to develop and coordinate a federal funding opportunity, filling a need for an experienced professional to collaborate with key personnel to write and submit a competitive grant proposal.


Program Development and Implementation

Child Care Sun Safety Evaluation Report, South Dakota Comprehensive Cancer Control Program
SLM Consulting helped the South Dakota Comprehensive Cancer Control Program address skin cancer prevention through policy, systems, and environment changes. We helped developed and implement a multi-faceted, evidence-based approach to helping child care facilities to develop sun safety policies, implement strategies to support those policies, and provide ongoing technical assistance to support implementation efforts. To date, we have supported 30 child care facilities across the state to improve sun safety practices, reducing staff and children's risk for skin cancer. Learn more >


Needs Assessment and action Planning

OCFS Needs Assessment. South Dakota Department of Health Office of Child and Family Services
Help facilitate statewide needs assessment to identify health and well-being needs of women, infant, children in South Dakota, as well as identify priority health issues and develop long-term strategic plans to address priority issues.
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Secondary Data Collection, Alzheimer's Association of South Dakota
Identified and collected secondary data to support statewide needs assessment of individuals and their caregivers impacted by Alzheimer's Disease. Learn more >


technical writing and communication

Cost Savings of Investing in Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion in South Dakota
SLM Consulting collaborated with public health professionals to research and develop a resource to increase awareness and education regarding the benefit of investing in public health. Learn more >



SLM Consulting, LLC has successfully achieved diverse project deliverables for clients centered on multi-sector collaboration, including facilitation of a comprehensive needs assessment process for rural hospital, development of 300+ page toolkit focused on community health needs assessment and improving planning, and more.

SLM Consulting has been a collaborative partner assisting us in our work to prevent chronic disease and promote health. The research and work products developed by SLM Consulting are top notch. SLM Consulting staff is extremely adept at workgroup facilitation and technical writing.
— Brooke Lusk, Director of Human Services, Black Hills Special Services Cooperative