ABCD Services

Training for Health Leaders

The Family Planning Training Institute provides family planning, reproductive health, and sexuality education for ABCD health center staff and other health professionals and community health workers in the Boston area.

Each year, ABCD Family Planning offers a comprehensive calendar of professional training opportunities.  The following core programs are usually offered three times a year: 

  • Basic Family Planning: a six-day family planning counselor certification course
  • Family Planning for Advanced Practice:  a two-day course for nurses, advanced practice nurses, physician assistants and physicians, with 14.25 contract hours for nurses
  • Introduction to Family Planning: a two-day course for community agency staff 

In addition, trainings on current reproductive health topics are held several times a year. Specialized trainings on family planning and reproductive health topics are available for community and health care agencies by special arrangement with ABCD staff.

Click here for the 2018 Training Calendar
Use the form below to register for the 2018 Training


Learn More

For more information, or for questions or other inquiries, contact:

Chantal St. Louis
Professional Training Program Coordinator
Phone: 617-348-6255

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Where to Find It

The ABCD Family Planning Professional Training Programs are administrated by the central ABCD Health Services Department located at 105 Chauncy Street Boston, MA 02111.

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