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.

Family PACT Clients

We’ve developed a suite of web pages for current and prospective Family PACT clients with information on birth control methods and Family PACT coverage.

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.

Trainings

Register to watch our latest webinars below

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

Nicole Nguyen, MPH

Nicole Nguyen, MPH

Health Educator

Bio

Nicole Nguyen, MPH serves as the health educator for the Family PACT Program. She provides T/TA support for providers to build capacity and knowledge to better serve their Family PACT clients. She has worked in health education and prevention for more than a decade. Her primary focus has been in areas of sexual health, reproductive justice, community outreach, and global health both at home and abroad. Prior to joining CAPTC, Nicole worked at women’s clinics and taught classes at public high schools and colleges in Oakland, Berkeley, and Sacramento on comprehensive sexual health education and access for teens and young adults. She has also worked alongside doctors and nurse practitioners to provide birth control/family planning services, STI testing/treatment, and abortion care in underserved communities. She received her BA in Gender & Women’s Studies with a minor in Global Poverty & Practice from UC Berkeley and her MPH in Health Education from UC Davis.

Michael Policar, MD, MPH

Michael Policar, MD, MPH

Medical Consultant

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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