Family Planning Methods and Counseling Resources
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Short Acting Contraceptive Resources:
Long Acting Reversible Contraceptive (LARCs) Resources:
Providing Long-Acting Reversible Contraception (LARC) Learning Resource Package (USAID, 2017): The purpose of this learning resource package is to provide trainers, facilitators and program staff with a comprehensive resource for high-quality long-acting reversible contraception (LARC) services using a modular, facility-based approach for training, capacity building and mentorship. The integrated learning package consists of an implementation guide and ten modules, including counseling, infection prevention, quality of care and information on both hormonal and non-hormonal (the Copper T 380A) intrauterine devices and contraceptive implants (single and two-rod). The modules are designed for use in a variety of situations including interval, post-partum and post-abortion periods and should be implemented at the facility level using a modular training approach. These resources are now available in English, French and Spanish.
Learning Resource Package: Skills Update for Contraceptive Implant Side Effect Management and Removal (Jhpiego, 2018): The goal of this “Skills Update for Contraceptive Implant Side Effect Management and Removal” is to update current contraceptive implant providers on the skills for implant side effect management and removal. This course relevant for all types of implant products, including Implanon, Implanon NXT/Nexplanon, Jadelle, and Levoplant. The course includes three manuals – Facilitator Guide, Learner Workbook, and Implementation Guide.
Contraceptive Technology Update Series - Intrauterine Devices (FHI, 2004): The purpose of this module is to meet the continuing educational needs of family planning practitioners, program managers, and policy makers in resource-constrained settings by providing up-to-date, evidence-based information on the IUD. Topics covered include a general overview of the IUD, client screening and counseling, insertion guidelines, and general managerial concerns related to IUD provision.
Emergency Contraceptive Resources:
Fertility Awareness Method Resources:
Permanent Birth Control Method Resources: