Training Institute

The ABCD Family Planning Training Institute provides professional level training on family planning, reproductive health and sexuality education for healthcare providers, counselors, educators, and other community health workers. We offer a comprehensive calendar of professional training opportunities. Introduction to Family Planning, Basic Family Planning, and Family Planning for Advanced Practice are usually offered three times a year. 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. ABCD also conducts mandatory trainings on current reproductive health topics several times a year. These trainings are required for certified family planning counselors in ABCD family planning funded sites.

ABCD Services link: Introduction to Family Planning Training

Introduction to Family Planning Training

If you're a health educator, outreach worker or other community agency staff (but not a family planning counselor in a clinical setting) interested in a basic intro to family planning and reproductive health, sign up!
ABCD Services link: Basic Family Planning Training

Basic Family Planning Training

If you work in a family planning and reproductive health program but have limited knowledge of family planning, this six day training provides a comprehensive introduction to family planning counseling.
ABCD Services link: Family Planning for Advanced Practice Training

Family Planning for Advanced Practice Training

If you're an RN, Advanced Practice Nurse or Physician Assistant, consider this intensive and comprehensive two day training course on family planning,
ABCD Services link: HIV Education for Health Workers

HIV Education for Health Workers

This 2 day training covers basic information about HIV, STIs, risk assessment, education and much more. It's designed for reproductive health educators, counselors, their supervisors, social workers, and other community agency staff.