Basic Family Planning Training

This six day course for individuals working in family planning and reproductive health programs provides a comprehensive introduction to family planning counseling. It's designed especially for those who have limited knowledge of family planning.



Principles For Providing Quality Family Planning Counseling and Education, Reproductive Anatomy and Physiology, Contraceptive Methods and Emergency Contraception, Pregnancy Counseling Information and Counseling Skills, STD/HIV Information and Prevention, Preconception Health, Sexual Health Issues, Adolescent Counseling and Family Involvement.

A certificate will be awarded upon successful completion of the course, which includes attendance at all six sessions, completion of homework, and passing a take-home exam. Certification of family planning counselors at ABCD Family Planning sites includes observation of family planning counseling sessions.

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$300 (includes text, handouts, light refreshments).
There’s no cost for staff of ABCD and MDPH funded family planning programs.



Chantal St. Louis, MAWH, Training Institute Manager, ABCD Family Planning, and Chrislene DeJean, Training Specialist, ABCD Family Planning. Guest speakers will also participate.