Clinical policies and practices that engage men and boys as family planning clients include strategies to strengthen the capacity of the health system to provide high-quality, male-friendly services to enhance health and well-being and improve individual and community-level reproductive health outcomes. In this session, Dr. Bell, MD, will address men's and boys’ family planning needs, including counseling on topics such as male and female methods for preventing pregnancy, pre-pregnancy health, infertility, sexuality, and relationships. After watching, viewers will be able to:
Founded as the National Clinical Training Center for Family Planning (NCTCFP) in 2006, we changed our name to the Clinical Training Center for Sexual and Reproductive Health (CTC-SRH) in 2023. We have been funded by the Office of Population Affairs at the Department of Health and Human Services since inception and remain the primary source of clinical training for those providing sexual and reproductive health care in federally-funded settings.
Having served the Title X network for nearly two decades, our team of clinical experts recognized that the term “family planning” falls short of describing the client-centered and inclusive sexual and reproductive health services we offer, especially in an increasingly urgent and rapidly shifting healthcare landscape.
The newly-renamed Clinical Training Center for Sexual and Reproductive Health (CTC-SRH) continues to provide evidence-based clinical training and resources to healthcare providers in Title X settings through increased healthcare quality, equity, and access.