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General: Racial Equity Statement; Liletta Approved for Six Years; RHC Materials Online; Guttmacher Institute Honors Dr. Maria Rodriguez, Oregon Reproductive Health Program Medical Director; New Opportunity for Liz Gharst!     

Trainings & Education: Public Charge Rule Webinar (November 14); Webinar: Talking about HPV Vaccine (Friday, November 22nd 9:00-10:00) 

Resources: Women’s Foundation of Oregon Grant Opportunity     

General: What does Established Patient mean?    

Health Equity: Health Literacy: Stop Saying "Negative" When Test Results are Good News 

Trainings & Education: PE 46 Webinars: Now Open to Everyone    

Attachments:  City of Hope Scholarship Flyer

General: Eligibility Database Reminder: Check for Existing Enrollment Records Before Adding a New Record!   

Trainings & Education: PE 46 Monthly Webinar: Working within Faith Communities (Friday, June 28th, 9-10); Webinar: Best Practices for Serving LGBTQ Family Planning Patients (Wednesday, June 26th, 11-12); Scholarship Opportunity for CIty of Hope Intensive Course in Genetic Cancer Risk Assessment    

Attachments:  Rational Enquirer Call for Submissions

General: 340B Program Annual Recertification is Coming; CCare is now on Instagram! Find us @oregonccare; Rational Enquirer - Call for Submissions; Feedback Requested: Cochrane Fertility Regulation Group Stakeholder Priorities   

Trainings & Education: Mandatory NEXPLANON Training Module   

Resources: Updated and New Versions of the RH Client Brochure - Oregon Reproductive Health Services: What you need to know!   

General: Save the Date: 2019 Reproductive Health Coordinators' Meeting; Welcome Sara Botelho!; First Ever HPV Vaccination Week, August 10-17   

Health Equity:  Webinars: Principles of Gender-Inclusive Puberty and Health Education (CMEs Available)   

Trainings & Education:  Webinar: Intimate Partner Violence and Reproductive Coercion Impacts on Access and Use (Thursday, May 2, 8:00-9:00); RH Program Enrollment Form for RH Program Clinics Video; Save the Dates - Sex Ed Boot Camp  

Resources: New Version of Pathways to Care Resource  

General: Webinar: Data Privacy, Immigration, and Public Charge; Supply Purchasing News; Coverage of Tubal Ligation Services for CAWEM and CAWEM Plus Members  

Trainings & Education:  Webinar: Intimate Partner Violence and Reproductive Coercion Impacts on Access and Use (Thursday, May 2, 8:00-9:00); Patient-Centered Counseling Trainings (no-cost CMEs available)  

Resources: Oregon Sexual Violence Prevention Resource Map; Community Health Needs Assessment & Community Health Improvement Plan (CHIP) Story Map; RAVE - Increasing HPV Immunization Rates: The Rural Adolescent Vaccine Enterprise  

Attachments: HPV Presentation ProposalHPV Webinar Flyer

General: Opportunity to Present at the Oregon HPV Summit; Health Care Interpreter (HCI) Training   

Trainings & Education: Webinar: You are the Key to Cancer Prevention (Wednesday, March 27, 12:00-1:00); Webinar: Data Privacy, Immigration, and Public Charge; Webinar: Intimate Partner Violence and Reproductive Coercion Impacts on Access and Use (Thursday, May 2, 8:00-9:00)  

Resources: Physicians for Reproductive Health; Teen Health Week; April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month  

March 1, 2019 (pdf)

General: The National Family Planning and Reproductive Health Association (NFPRHA) Membership; RH Program Recertification; Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA): Teen Prevention Programs  

Trainings & Education: Webinar: CVR for RH Program Clinics (Wednesday, March 6, 1:00-2:30); Webinar: CVR for CCare-only Clinics (Monday, March 11, 1:00-2:30)  

Resources: New Toolkits from the Family Planning National Training Center (FPNTC)  

Auditor's Corner: Chart Documentation; Enrollment Forms 

General: RH Program Orientation Video; New Resources Webpages!: New RH Partner Resources Page, New Resources for Accessing Care Page  

Health Equity: Recorded Webinar: Improving Health Disparities in Rural Communities  

Trainings & Education: Webinar RH Program CVR (Wednesday, March 6, 1:00-2:30); Online Accredited Training Modules: Preventing Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs); New Intro to Trauma Informed Care Training Modules   

January 10, 2019 (pdf)

General: Staff Changes: A Fond Farewell to Laura Yantz, Welcome Jill Verbeck!; Annual CCare Post-Award Forum   

Health Equity: Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report: Behavioral and Clinical Characteristics of American Indian/Alaska Native Adults in HIV Care

Resources: 2017 Family Planning Annual Report (FPAR) Findings  


General: Reminder: Contraceptive Supply Dispensing for Clients with Private Insurance; New Reproductive and Sexual Health Infographic  

Trainings & Education: FREE Patient-Centered Counseling Training (CMEs Available); Health Care Interpreter (HCI) Training Information  

Resources: Resource Spotlight - Youth and Social Media: Engagement Suggestions 

October 26, 2018 (pdf)

General: LILETTA is Now Approved for Up to Five Years; All the Things are Online! 

Health Equity: Understanding Bias Podcast; HIV Care and Sexual Health Assessment for American Indian and Alaska Native Patients 

Trainings & Education: Webinar: Providing Adolescent Services Under Current Title X Guidelines (Tuesday, Oct. 30, 12:00-1:30); Recorded Webinar: Depression Screening in Family Planning (Part 1); Webinar: New Features of the TPNTC Training Tracking System (Monday, Nov. 1, 11:00) 

Resources: Identifying Victims of Human Trafficking in Healthcare Settings;

October 15, 2018 (pdf)

General: New Tools!; Updated Survey Reimbursement Chart; Community Training Survey; Spanish Version of the Pathways to Care Referral Resource Available 

Resources Spotlight: Improving Reproductive Health for Transgender Oregonians

General: Don't Forget to Register for the 2018 RH Coordinators' Meeting!; Community Training Survey; Supply Purchasing Update; The RH Program's Information and Education Committee Needs New Members!; Farewell to Longtime Team Member Lesli Uebel

Health Equity: New Safety Card for Muslim Youth

August 10, 2018 (pdf)

General: Supply Purchasing Update; Updated CVR Submission Deadlines; Pharmacy-Finding Website

Health Equity: Achieving Health Equity through Inclusive Public Health Practice: 28th Anniversary of the ADA; Clinical Prevention and Population Health in Health Professions Education: Tackling the Social Determinants of Health 

Trainings & Education: Webinar: Same-Visit Contraception - Implementation Strategies & Tools from the Field (Thursday, August 30, 11:00-12:00); Webinar Series: Sex Ed Made Simple

July 27, 2018 (pdf)

Attachments: RH Program Outreach Resources; Reproductive Health Promotion Tool Kit Ordering Form; STI Coverage Summary & FAQs

General: Reminder about Billing Changes; OHA Mini-Grants to Identify Health Priorities

Health Equity: Virtual Coffee Breaks: Language Access ;

Trainings & Education: Sex Ed Boot Camp (August 9-10, 8:00-4:30, Medford)

Resources: Reproductive Health Promotion Tool Kit; New RH Program STI Coverage Summary & FAQs Resource; Compendium of Sexual & Reproductive Health Resources for Healthcare Providers

June 15, 2018 (pdf)

General: Statewide Community Meetings; Results from Provider Survey; Recorded Webinar: Effective Contraceptive Use (ECU) - Sharing Highlights and Innovations Across CCOs          

Health Equity: June is Men's Health Month     

Trainings & Education: Recorded Webinar Series: Youth Sexual Health; Webinar: Expanding the Role of Interpreters in a Value-Based System (Tuesday, June 19, 10:00-10:30) 

Attachment: Youth Sexual Health Month Proclamation; ODE Health & Sexuality Education Standards

General: Save the Date: 2018 Reproductive Health Coordinators' Meeting; RH Coordinator Survey; Did you know that May is Youth Sexual Health Awareness Month?; And speaking of supporting youth sexual health...         

Trainings & Education: Training Resource: SOAR Online; Recorded RH Program Webinars Reminder     

Resources: 2018 Rational Enquirer is Here!

April 27, 2018 (pdf)

Attachment: RH Program Client Brochure; Specialized Services Under RHEA; 2017 Safer Schools Report

General: NEW RH Program Client Brochures; Annual Title X and 318 STD Recertification is Happening Now; Upcoming Changes to ScreenWise Program Eligibility; RH Program Reminder        

Reproductive Health Equity Act (RHEA) Updates: Reproductive Health Equity Act (RHEA)-Covered Services Administered Outside of the RH Program 

Health Equity: National Minority Health Month

Trainings & Education: eLearning Course: Risk Assessment, Education, & Counseling for Men in Reproductive Health    

Resources: 2017 Oregon Safe Schools & Community Coalition State of Safe Schools Report; Safer Opioid Use

April 5, 2018 (pdf)

General: The Newly Re-Structured RH Program is Here!; New Webpages; Supply Purchasing News; RH Program Call-In Office Hours; 2018 Title X Family Planning & CDC Grantee 340B Recertification; 2018 Rational Enquirer       

Reproductive Health Equity Act (RHEA) Updates: Reminder: Additional Services Now Available through the Reproductive Health Equity Act; Resources for Providers on Creating Inclusive and Safe Spaces for all Patients

Health Equity: Webinar: Equity, Disparities, Social Determinants (Tuesday, April 10, 10:00-11:30)

Trainings & Education: RH Program Trainings are Online; Webinar: Understanding and Counseling Potential Users on Fertility Awareness Based Methods for Pregnancy Prevention (Monday, April 9, 11:00-12:00)

February 23, 2018 (pdf)

General: Welcome Dolly England!; 2018 Federal Poverty Guidelines; RH Program Call-In Office Hours; Helene Rimberg Wins State Family Planning Administrator of the Year Award!; Annual CCare Post-Award Forum      

Reproductive Health Equity Act (RHEA) Updates: Community Forum Update

Trainings & Education: RH Program Trainings  

February 9, 2018 (pdf)

Attachments: ACOG Opinion: Importance of Social Determinants of Health and Cultural Awareness in the Delivery of Reproductive Health Care

General: RH Program Call-In Office Hours; Faith-Based Partnerships in RH Service Promotion     

Reproductive Health Equity Act (RHEA) Updates: Community Forum Update; Permanent Rulemaking for the Reproductive Health Program

Health Equity: New Recommendations from ACOG re: Social Determinants of Health in Reproductive Health Services 

Trainings & Education: Opportunity for Continuing Education Credits

Resources: Resources to Help Improve Access to Contraception   

January 26, 2018 (pdf)

General: CCare Duplicate Records; CCare Valentines!     

Reproductive Health Equity Act (RHEA) Updates: Community Forum Update; PPermanent Rulemaking for the Reproductive Health Program; Provider Training & Tools Subcommittee Convened; Reconvening the Data/Billing Subcommittee

Health Equity: Addressing Spanish's Gender Problem; Case Studies of Advancing Health Equity in Abortion Services;

Trainings & Education: Language Access Webinars 

January 12, 2018 (pdf)

Attachments: RHEA FAQ (English); RHEA FAQ (Spanish)

General: Supply Reimbursement Update; Unbiased Information Essential to Informed Consent    

Reproductive Health Program FAQs: What do I do when both CCare and OHP pay for a client's visit?    

Reproductive Health Equity Act (RHEA) Updates: Abortion Services; Spanish FAQ Now Available; Oregon Administrative Rules related to RH Service

NOTE: Some attachments with expired information have been deleted (e.g., webinars that have already occurred). If you are looking for information that may have been deleted, please contact the program.

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