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Effective Contraceptive Use Technical Assistance

Current Resources and Opportunities

Effective contraceptive use (ECU) metrics brief

Based on input from CCO and clinical staff, OHA developed an ECU metrics brief. This is a user-friendly tool that CCOs can tailor for communicating with clinical staff, including strategies to support contraception care and how to code claims.

Download the metrics brief and instructions (.zip file; updated 2/28/19)

Webinar series: Youth Sexual Health

This 6-part webinar series is presented by the OHA Public Health Division and Health Share of Oregon. Resources from the series are compiled in this youth sexual health resource list.

Audience: Providers, clinic staff, public health partners, schools, school districts, youth serving agencies, tribes and CCO staff.

Highlighted resources

  • Beyond the Pill: Patient education materials, clinic tools, provider training and research focused on access and equity in women's contraceptive health care (Bixby Center for Global Reproductive Health at the University of California, San Franscisco)
  • Bedsider: Resources for providers to help start conversations about birth control

Adolescent-specific resources

Recorded webinars

Slides are available in the "Resources" section below.


Providing technical assistance to health systems, CCOs and clinics is one strategy to increase effective contraceptive use, address disparities in unintended pregnancies and improve women’s health, pregnancy and birth outcomes.


Adrienne Mullock: or 971-673-3384