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Forms

New Mexico Department of Health Family Planning Program forms can be found in the list below. The Sterilization consent forms are provided and updated on the Sterilization Forms page.

NOTE: These forms are effective 04/2017.


Other Useful Documents


Frequently Asked Questions

See the Family Planning Program Questions & Answers document for details about topics including Title X Family Planning services, contraceptives, sterilization, and more.


2017 New Mexico Title X Family Planning Update & Reproductive Health teleECHO

Reproductive Health: 2017 Protocol Updates Video

This Reproductive Health: 2017 Protocol Updates Video is presented by: New Mexico Department of Health Family Planning Program & UNM Reproductive Health ECHO.

The 2017 annual meeting includes a review of the Family Planning Protocol Updates, a review of the outcomes of the first session Reproductive Health teleECHO clinics and a session for questions and answers.



Staff Training

There are three trainings that are required by the Title X Family Planning Program in New Mexico for public health office staff and provider agreement staff depending on their function/license.

The term “all staff” refers to every person who works with or has contact with Title X clients, including receptionists, clerks, administrative staff, clinical staff (medical assistants & medical/medication technicians), licensed professionals (clinicians and nurses), volunteers and students.

NOTE: Keep certificates of completion with your supervisor's signature on file at your worksite.

Required Training

Title X

All staff are required to complete Title X training within 30 days of hire or delivering of Title X services and annually thereafter. There are two different trainings one for non-clinical staff and one for clinical staff. Please make sure you click on the appropriate link depending on your job function.

Non-Clinical

The purpose of this training is to educate non-clinical staff who provide Title X family planning services in New Mexico on the Title X family planning guidelines.The Title X Non-Clinical Training is designed to guide New Mexico non-clinical staff (receptionist, clerks, and administrative), who provide Title X services in New Mexico to:

  1. Gain knowledge to determine a client's need for a range of services.
  2. Inform and educate staff regarding information provided in the “New Mexico Family Planning Fee Collection Protocol,” “Program Requirements for Title X Funded Family Planning Projects” and “Providing Quality Family Planning Services: Recommendations of CDC and the US Office of Population Affairs.”
  3. Provide guidance on how to complete an income assessment & consent form.

Clinical

The purpose of this training is to educate clinical staff who provide Title X family planning services in New Mexico on the Title X family planning guidelines.The Title X Clinical Training is designed to guide New Mexico clinical staff (nurses, clinicians, counselors, students, medical assistants, medication technicians), who provide Title X services in New Mexico to:

  1. Gain knowledge to determine a client's need for a range of services.
  2. Inform and educate staff regarding information provided in the “New Mexico Family Planning Fee Collection Protocol,” “Program Requirements for Title X Funded Family Planning Projects” and “Providing Quality Family Planning Services: Recommendations of CDC and the US Office of Population Affairs.”
  3. Provide guidance on how to complete an income assessment & consent form.
  4. Assist clients in developing a client centered reproductive life plan.
  5. Provide counseling on contraception, pregnancy testing, achieving pregnancy and basic infertility, sexually transmitted infections, preconception health, related preventive health and referrals.

Reporting Abuse and Human Trafficking

This training provides basic guidelines to for most common situations seen in New Mexico Title X clinics. All clinic providers will also follow your agencies guideline/protocol for reporting, tracking and documenting reports made for adult/child abuse and human trafficking.

All staff are required to complete this training within 30 days of hire or delivering of Title X services and annually thereafter.

This training provides basic guidelines to for most common situations seen in New Mexico Title X clinics. All clinic providers will also follow your agencies guideline/protocol for reporting, tracking and documenting reports made for adult/child abuse and human trafficking.

Visit the Child Abuse/Neglect Reporting & Human Trafficking Online Training page to begin.

Violence, Alcohol Abuse, Substance Abuse, Tobacco Use

Only licensed professionals are required to complete this Violence, Alcohol Abuse, Substance Abuse, Tobacco Use (VAST) training within 30 days of hire or delivering of Title X services.

Other Required Trainings

For other requirements, refer to your agency’s written policies & procedures for trainings that address HIPAA, civil rights, cultural competency and work safety.

Reproductive Health Clinic

This is a partnership between the University of New Mexico’s Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Project ECHO, in collaboration with the New Mexico Department of Health, Family Planning Program.The Family Planning Program collaborates with UNM Project ECHO and Department of Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology to provide all interested clinic staff weekly one hour sessions, using interactive case based learning and a 10-15 minute educational presentation with no-cost continuing educational credits.

For more information, and to sign up for email, see the Reproductive Health: teleECHO Clinic website.

Optional Training

Related Family Planning Trainings

Resources