Beyond the Pill Webinars
Beyond the Pill hosts webinars, often in partnership with other organizations, to bring the best science in contraceptive care online for remote learning. Our webinars are designed to enhance contraceptive care by providing the latest scientific evidence and professional recommendations regarding contraceptive methods, patient-centered counseling, ethical guidelines, as well as emerging topics in in the field.
Webinar series with the School-Based Health Alliance
Webinar I: An Introduction to IUDs and the Implant
In the first webinar, we review the latest scientific and professional recommendations for IUDs and implants as part of school-based sexual and reproductive health services. A review of these methods using case-based teaching which illustrate CDC guidelines for patient eligibility with a focus on adolescents helps to give you the foundation you need to be able to discuss IUDs and implants and better equips you to help young people to be able to make a choice among a wide range of contraceptive options.
Webinar II: Sharing the Science: Tools for Describing Data Using a Patient-Centered Framework
1 hour 5 minutes
Our second webinar explores key principles of patient-centered counseling and discusses how to offer non-judgmental contraceptive counseling in challenging, real-world situations. We review strategies for addressing misinformation and presenting scientific data about risks, benefits, and side effects of contraceptive methods using a patient-centered approach. While this training is designed primarily for those who provide contraceptive counseling and care, it may benefit anyone who talks with youth about health and/or sexuality.
Webinar III: An Ethical Framework for Providing Contraceptive Counseling
1 hour 8 minutes
The third webinar is an opportunity to explore ethical guidelines for providing contraceptive care and counseling. We help examine how unconscious bias can influence the way you talk with young people about their contraceptive options and how different approaches to counseling may advance or hinder reproductive autonomy. An overview of patient-centered counseling will help establish an ethical framework that supports individuals who desire contraception to have access to information about the full range of options and select their method of choice.