Family Planning Health Worker Certification Trainings

PLEASE NOTE: Because of COVID-19, all in-person trainings in CA and nationwide have been suspended.

Essential Access Health's Family Planning Health Worker (FPHW) Certification is a nationally recognized contraceptive counseling course for health providers and educators. Participants learn how to counsel patients on all contraceptive methods to assist them in achieving their family planning goals, get true informed consent, and integrate STD prevention messaging. Best practices for complying with privacy and mandatory reporting laws while providing confidential sexual and reproductive health services in-person or via telehealth is also covered.

Virtual FPHW Certification Training Options

New! FPHW On-Demand

Access FPHW course trainings and resources at your own pace at any time that works for you. Registration includes 4.5 hours of modules and quizzes + access to Fundamentals of Family Planning Flipbook manual and processing of CEUs (Nursing: 5.4; CPH: 5; CHES: 4.5). Click here to register and read course description.

Registration Fee: $275 Regular / $225 Essential Access Health Title X Agencies.

Register NOW!


FPHW Interactive

This new virtual option blends online, trainer-recorded modules with 4 LIVE trainer-led interactive video conference sessions. The trainer-led Zooms, offered weekly over a 4-week period, offer the benefits of skills practice along with interaction with the instructors and other participants. Registration includes "Fundamentals of Family Planning" Flipbook Manual and processing of CEUs (16.1 Nursing; 13 CHES; 14 CPH).

Registration Fee:  $400 Regular / $300 for Essential Access Health Title X Agencies.

July 2021 FPHW:  SOLD OUT!

Sept 2021 FPHW:  SOLD OUT!

November 2021 FPHW:  11/9, 11/16, 11/23, 11/30

Learn more + register

Please contact us to be added to the contact list for a future virtual interactive FPHW trainings.


Private virtual FPHWs can also be booked for agencies who need to train up to 30 staff
(Must be booked 2 months in advance)

To learn more, download a full description of the virtual FPHW course with private training fee.


Or, for further information contact:
Amber Eisenmann, MS, Director of Training Programs
213.386.5614, x4563

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