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2024

May 17, 2024 (pdf)

General: RH Access Fund Clients' Enrollment Extended to 24 Monthes Starting June 1st; New HHS Rule to Support Reproductive Health Care Privacy   

Health Equity: Virtual Youth Dialogue on Healthy Communities (May 23, 2:30); Increasing Access to Title X Services for Males Toolkit; New Analysis on State Abortion Bans' Impact on Black Women and Birthing People          

Trainings: Updated RHCare and CCare CVR Trainings; Podcast: Combatting Congenital Syphilis: Conventional Testing and Treatment  


April 19, 2024 (pdf)

Health Equity: May is National Adolescent Health Month; Adolescence Post-Dobbs: A Policy-Driven Research Agenda for Minor Adolescents and Abortion (May 7, 10:00-11:00)     

Trainings: Drop In Active Learning Session: Meeting the Sexual and Reproductive Health Care Needs of Sex Workers (May 17, 11:00-12:00); Herpes Stigma Virtual Conference (May 23, 10:00-4:00); Recorded Webinar: The Benefits of Person-Centered Contraceptive Counseling Webinar; Title X Convening for RHCare Staff (June 12-13); PrEP Connect (June 28, 2024)   

Resources: Job Aid: How to be Reasonably Certain that a Person is Not Pregnant; NACHC Workforce Wellness Toolkit  

March 15, 2024 (pdf)

General:Updated Resource on Minor Consent and Confidentiality; Reproductive Health in Primary Care Community of Practice ECHO Series (March 19 - November 19)  

Health Equity: Health Care Transition ECHO Virtual Training Opportunity (March - May); Quality for Teens (Q4T): A Quality Improvement Package for Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health Care (April 23, 11:00 - 12:00); Native Health Resources; Resources on Youth Intimate Partner Violence for Providers          

Trainings: Free Webinar: Enhancing Community Awareness of Services Through Project Promotion (April 3, 10:000 - 11:00)   

Resources: Update to RH Program Manual - Billing, page 46 

February 23, 2024 (pdf)

General: We’re Hiring a Reproductive Health Nurse Consultant!; For RHCare Clinics: Feedback Survey from Clinical Training Center for Sexual + Reproductive Health; Substance Use Disorder in Prenatal and Perinatal Care ECHO (April 2 – June 18) 

Health Equity: Mini-Training Resources: Principles of Trauma-Informed Care for Adolescent Patients; Job Aid: Trauma-Informed Care for Adolescents in Primary Care; Free Webinar: Contraceptive Care for Gender Expansive Individuals (March 14, 10:00 -11:00)         

Trainings: Free Webinar: Understanding Open Adoption (March 7, 12:00 – 1:00); Oregon Sexual Assault Task Force Adult/Adolescent 40-Hour SANE Training (March 6th – 8th)   

Resources: Updated Resource – STI FAQ; Job Aid: Supportive Work Environment Agency Self-Assessment

January 24, 2024 (pdf)

General: New Resource for RHCare Agencies: Why Submit Data; Program Manual Updates; Unite Oregon Video on Reproductive Health Services

Health Equity: Emerging Practices for Supporting LGBTQI+ Young People Across Human Services ProgramsResearch on Promising Strategies for Trauma-Responsive, Affirming Care for LGBTQIA2S+ Young People        

Trainings: Free Webinar: Adolescent Health Initiative: Recognizing Human Trafficking (Jan. 29, 9:00-10:00); Free Webinar: Trauma Informed Pelvic Care (Feb. 14, 11:00-12:30); Free Webinar: The Benefits of Person-Centered Contraceptive Counseling (Feb. 27, 12:00-1:00)  

Resources: Video Series: Exploring All Options - Pregnancy Counseling Without Bias; Trauma Informed Care Toolkit; Job Aid: Clinician Guide for Trauma Informed Care with Accompanying Video

2023

November 20, 2023 (pdf)

General: Increased Reproductive Health Access Fund reimbursement rates; Notice of rulemaking on OHP contraceptive supply dispensing limits

Trainings: Updated RH Access Fund eligibility and enrollment training now availableReproductive Health ECHO registration is open        

Resources: OHSU recruiting for advance provision of medication abortion study; Inclusive Sexual Health Services: Practical Guidelines for Providers and Clinics

September 8, 2023 (pdf)

General: Policy Change – Sterilization No Longer Disqualifies a Person from Enrolling in the RH Access Fund!!; Join Us for RH Program Office Hours (Thursday, September 14, 12:00-1:00); RHCare & CCare CVR and Reimbursement Refresher Webinars; Seeding Justice RH Equity Fund Systems Change Grants; Podcast – An Overview of the OPill       

Health Equity: Job Aid – 10 Strategies for Creating Inclusive Environments for LGBTQIA+ People; Video – Tracking Weight Stigma and Bias in Adolescent Health Programs and Services  

Resources: New Series - Assessment and Triage of Early Pregnancy Symptoms 

July 28, 2023 (pdf)

General: Healthier Oregon & RH Access Fund Enrollment; More Families Qualify for Help Paying for Childcare as of July 1       

Health Equity: New CDC Resource on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity 

Resources: Using Supportive Language to Ensure Client Confidentiality; Updated NFPRHA Resource: Implementing the No Surprises Act in Family Planning Settings 

May 19, 2023 (pdf)

General: 340B Recertification for Title X and STD Programs is OPEN; New Oregon Medical Board Rules on Medical Chaperones      

Health Equity: Abortion Guide Translation Feedback Request; Podcast: Sexual and Reproductive Health Services for Adolescent and Young Males 

Trainings: Webinar: The Impact of Climate Change on Maternal Health: How RH Providers Can Make a Difference (June 8, 10:00-11:00)

Clinician's Corner: Updated Breast Screening Guidelines; Updated Hepatitis B Recommendations 

March 23, 2023 (pdf)

General: We’re Recruiting for the RH Program Information & Education Advisory Committee!     

Health Equity: Webinar: Advancing Health Equity Among Hispanic/Latino Populations (April 4, 10:00-11:30); Video Series: The Need for Accepting and Affirming Care; Video: Addressing Weight Stigma and Bias in Sexual and Reproductive Health Care

Trainings: Webinar: Understanding Open Adoption (April 6, 12:00-1:00)

Resources: Strategies for Creating a Supportive Work Environment for Sexual and Reproductive Health Staff Toolkit; Podcast: Updates on Common Codes for IUD-Related Services

February 3, 2023 (pdf)

General: Funded Program to Offer Abortion Access at Primary Care Sites; Annual CCare Post-Award Forum; Spring ECHO Series: Foundations of Gender-Affirming Care; Women's Health Update Conference 2023 (March 7-8); Does your RHCare Clinic Provide PrEP Services?     

Health Equity: Health Equity Policy Toolkit; Introduction to Providing Care for American Indian and Alaska Native Clients (February 21-27)

Trainings: STI Expert Hour Webinar: Medication Conundrums in STI Management (February 16, 12:00 -1:15); Webinar: Strengthening Infertility Services (February 23, 1:00-2:00)

Resources: FAQ for Implementing the No Surprises Act; Updated Resource on Minor Consent and Confidentiality; Implementing the No Surprises Act in Family Planning Settings Resource Guide; Mobile Health Units: A Strategy to Increase Access to Family Planning and Sexual Health Services Resource Guide; Webinar: Building a Supporting Environment for Staff Retention in Family Planning Settings




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