Family Planning Training Services

Family Planning, Access, Care, and Treatment (Family PACT)

The Family PACT Program at CAPTC is funded by the California Department of Health Care Services, Office of Family Planning to support the development, implementation, and evaluation of high quality, medically accurate, and culturally/linguistically appropriate family planning services for California’s Family PACT providers and their patients.

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Family PACT Providers

FPACT providers are required to have updated contact information in order to be compliant with eligibility requirements. Contact us today to update your contact information.

(916) 650-0414

Trainings

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These webinars provide trustworthy and accurate information about emerging topics in family planning relevant to providers. Click below to see what’s new in family planning.

Same-Day Placement of Long Acting Reversible Contraceptives

Learn about clinical and provider level barriers to same-day placement of Long Acting Reversible Contraceptives (LARC) and identify strategies to successfully transition from a clinical visit to a placement visit.

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Shared Decision Making in Contraceptive Counseling

Learn about Shared Decision Making as a client-centered approach to helping clients make family planning decisions, how to apply it in practice, and how to anticipate and address potential barriers.

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Zika Virus: Implications
for
Family Planning

Review the epidemiology of Zika, its implications for family planning, resources for family planning clinicians, and learn about shared decision making as a method to counsel women on their family planning options.

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The
Evolving
Well Woman
Visit

Learn about the dramatic changes the well-woman visit has undergone. Gain a better understanding of the new national guidelines that define the content and frequency of recommended interventions.

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What is FPACT?

The Family PACT Program at CAPTC is funded by the California Department of Health Care Services, Office of Family Planning to support the development, implementation, and evaluation of high quality, medically accurate, and culturally/linguistically appropriate family planning services for California’s Family PACT providers and their patients.

Our Team

Renyea Colvin, MPH, CHES

Renyea Colvin, MPH, CHES

Health Educator

Bio

Renyea Colvin, MPH, CHES, partners with the Office of Family Planning to coordinate trainings and implement specials projects designed to build the capacity of providers to deliver family planning services for Family PACT clients. She has over 10 years of experience in STD/HIV prevention research, program development, and implementation for youth both domestically and overseas. Renyea has provided training and technical assistance to agencies nationwide on multiple federally-developed tools and resources. She implemented a variety of youth development, wellness, and disease prevention programs to youth of all ages.

Linda DeSantis, M.Ed

Linda DeSantis, M.Ed

Program Manager

Bio

Linda DeSantis, M.Ed, has worked in family planning and STD/HIV prevention for over twenty years in both community and public health settings. Linda has provided training and technical assistance for community based organizations, local health departments and community planning groups and has extensive experience with evidence based program models. She has also worked extensively in Africa and in Asia providing training and TA. Linda is committed to social justices issues specifically related to improving health outcomes.

Michael Policar, MD, MPH

Michael Policar, MD, MPH

Principle Investigator

Bio

Michael Policar, MD, MPH, currently serves as a the Principal Investigator for the Family PACT program. He is a Clinical Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences at the University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine. From 2005 through 2014, he was Medical Director of UCSF Program Support and Evaluation for the Family PACT Program, the family planning and STI program operated by the California State Office of Family Planning. He currently serves on expert advisory panels of the Centers for Disease Control and the U.S. Office of Population Affairs that are engaged in developing national clinical practice guidelines for contraceptive management. Dr. Policar received his MD degree at the University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine and completed his residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the UCLA School of Medicine. Subsequently he received a Master of Public Health degree in Health Services Management from UCLA School of Public Health.

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