Basic Family Planning Training

A six-session course for individuals working in family planning and reproductive health programs.



Principles For Providing Quality Family Planning Counseling and Education, Reproductive Anatomy and Physiology, Contraceptive Methods and Emergency Contraception, Pregnancy Options Information, STD/HIV Information and Prevention, Preconception Health, Sexual Health Issues, Counseling Adolescents and Sexual Coercion and Abuse 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 handbook and additional materials).
No cost for staff of ABCD and MDPH funded family planning programs.



FALL: September 14, 15, 16, 21, 22, & 23, 2021
LIVE SESSIONS: 9am – 1pm with additional pre-learning required