Practice Resources

Creating lasting change in your organization may be challenging. To assist you in the process of change, we have created and collected materials and resources for each of the areas of the PICCK program. You can browse by going to a particular topic page, linked below. Or you can use the search feature to find resources by topic or format.

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The Family Planning National Training Center provides a video exploring how providers of New York City Health + Hospitals are...

Videos, External Links

The Family Planning National Training Center provides a video case study from a health unit of the Louisiana Office of...

Videos, External Links

The Family Planning National Training Center provides a video case study from a health clinic in the Southern Nevada Health...

Videos, External Links

The Florida Perinatal Quality Collaborative provides steps for providers on how to insert an IUD or implant immediately after child...

Toolkits and Guidelines, External Links

PICCK and Upstream USA created this toolkit to guide your administrative staff and clinicians as they prepare for the next...

Toolkits and Guidelines, Our PICCKs

This Adolescent Contraception sample protocol for contraception visits has been adapted from Nationwide Children’s Hospital and can be used to...

Documents, Our PICCKs

The American Academy of Pediatrics has gathered recommended information and reports on providing adolescent sexual health.

External Links

The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists answers frequently asked questions about barrier methods including usage, efficacy, and risks and...

Contraceptive Methods Information, External Links

This video produced by “Beyond the Pill” explores different birth control methods with patient perspectives on their experience using the...

Contraceptive Methods Information, Videos, External Links

Reproductive Health Access Project provides contraception information for people that identify across the gender spectrum and discusses how using gender...

Contraceptive Methods Information, External Links

We have listed methods you can get from your provider via telemedicine, methods you can get online from a provider...

Contraceptive Methods Information, Our PICCKs

This quick reference guide describes best practices for prescribing bridge methods of contraception as well as lists what methods patients...

Contraceptive Methods Information, Our PICCKs

March of Dimes provides information about child-spacing, its importance, and how to do it in a question and answer format.

Toolkits and Guidelines, External Links

The Family Planning National Training Center provides a question flow chart and counseling skills handout for providers to use in...

Documents, External Links

The Family Planning National Training Center provides a dashboard tool to track and analyze workflow and productivity data. This tool...

Documents, External Links

The Family Planning National Training Center provides a tool to assess workflow and identify areas for improvement.

Documents, External Links

The US National Library of Medicine and National Institutes of Health provide an abstract of a study investigating the outcomes...

Toolkits and Guidelines, External Links

The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) answers frequently asked questions surrounding combined hormonal BC. ACOG provides a detailed...

Contraceptive Methods Information, External Links

The American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology provides a Committee Opinion about access to emergency contraception. This document includes recommendations,...

Toolkits and Guidelines, External Links

The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists provides a Committee Opinion about immediate postpartum LARC. This document includes strategies for...

Toolkits and Guidelines, External Links

Contraceptive justice is an important component to patient-centered care. We provide a Contraception Bill of Rights which outlines six tenets...

Documents, Our PICCKs

This document highlights the main takeaways from our Contraception in the Time of COVID-19 webinar held on 4/2/2020.

Documents, Our PICCKs

Contraceptive Action Plan (CAP) provides a 5-step model and communication skills tool to assist providers in contraceptive counseling.

Documents, External Links

This journal article published by the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology examines the association between prenatal and postpartum contraceptive...

External Links

The Family Planning National Training Center adapted this guide from the five quality counseling principles designed in Providing Quality Family...

Toolkits and Guidelines, External Links

This video produced by RHEDI shows a series of contraceptive counseling sessions between a patient and a provider, featuring the...

Videos, External Links, Our PICCKs

In 2011, US health care law was expanded to include coverage for more women’s health, including birth control. This document...

Documents, External Links

EverThrive Illinois works to improve the health of women, families, and children over the lifespan. In June 2019, the Contraceptive...

Toolkits and Guidelines, External Links

Coming 2020!

Contraceptive Methods Information, Our PICCKs

The US Office of Women’s Health provides a question and answer sheet regarding birth control methods, STI prevention, how to...

Contraceptive Methods Information, External Links

This document co-created by PICCK and Upstream provides information on prescription drug coverage of DEPO-subQ PROVERA 104 in the state...

Toolkits and Guidelines, External Links, Our PICCKs

Here you’ll find multiple decision aids created by reproductive health care organizations to assist you in contraception counseling sessions with...

Contraceptive Methods Information, External Links, Our PICCKs

Here you’ll find multiple contraceptive method information sheets created by reproductive health care organizations. Permanent Birth Control (Sterilization)    ...

Documents, Contraceptive Methods Information, External Links

Ibis Reproductive Health provides a guide for women with epilepsy on birth control options, factors to consider when choosing a...

Contraceptive Methods Information, External Links

Learn how to build your own low-fidelity model to practice vaginal insertion of immediate postpartum IUD with four materials. This...

Documents, Videos, Our PICCKs

The Family Planning National Training Center provides handouts that providers can use with patients with low-literacy to explain how to...

Contraceptive Methods Information, External Links

The Reproductive Health Access Project provides a fact sheet as a tool to compare an emergency contraceptive pill and the...

Documents, External Links

We provide a one-page infographic about emergency contraception (EC) for providers to use as a tool for determining what EC...

Documents, Our PICCKs

Reproductive Health Access Project provides a one page fact sheet addressing questions about emergency contraception including what it is, how...

Documents, External Links

A resource for providers and administrative staff providing emergency contraception (EC) to patients in hospital ambulatory and postpartum settings.

Toolkits and Guidelines, Our PICCKs

There is research data that supports extended use for most methods of long-acting reversible contraception (LARC) available in the US....

Contraceptive Methods Information, Our PICCKs

This FAQ, co-created by PICCK and Upstream, summarizes recent telemedicine guidelines issued by MassHealth and how they apply to contraceptive...

Toolkits and Guidelines, External Links, Our PICCKs

An abstract for a study investigating the implementation of screening for family planning services at the point of primary care...

Documents, External Links, Our PICCKs

Dr. Jenny Robinson, OB/GYN at Women’s Center for Family Planning, a clinic of the Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, describes...

Contraceptive Methods Information, Videos, External Links

A list of terms relating to Long-Acting Reversible Contraception provided by the University of California at San Francisco.

Contraceptive Methods Information, External Links

This quick reference guide co-created by PICCK and Upstream provides information on DEPO-subQ PROVERA 104, including step-by-step instructions and videos...

Contraceptive Methods Information, Our PICCKs

The Family Planning National Training Center provides a palm card to assess reasonable certainty that a woman is not pregnant...

Documents, External Links

The Family Planning National Training Center provides a video of providers discussing same-visit contraception for patients.

Videos, External Links

Although immediate postpartum LARC insertion has been shown to be safe and effective, not all providers offer this method for...

Webinars, External Links

A quick procedure reference for IUD insertion during cesarean delivery.

Documents, Our PICCKs