Welcome to the CycleBeads® Integration Guide, a resource for U.S.-based family planning programs who wish to integrate the Standard Days Method® (SDM), used with CycleBeads, into their services.

 

Download the guide here: [PDF].

 

You are free to use these resources as is or adapt them to meet your needs. In some of the materials, there is a space to insert your organization’s logo.

Please note that for staff training, you may wish to hire an experienced trainer. Please contact your regional Title X training center or the Institute for Reproductive Health (202-687-1392) if you would like training or are unsure how to identify a trainer.

Educational Materials

Job aid for providers | English

Brochures for clients

Training Staff

Online training | English, Spanish

Materials for 2-hour Contraceptive Technology update for healthcare professionals

Videos

How to Use & Describe CycleBeads | English, Spanish

Standard Days Method® with CycleBeads®: Who Can Use this Method?

  • Scene 1: Screening & Counseling a new CycleBeads User
  • Scene 2: Screening a client who wants CycleBeads, but partner cooperation is an issue
  • Scene 3: Screening & Counseling a recent hormonal method user for CycleBeads
  • Screening & Counseling Video Description | view

Integration into Systems

Sample counseling protocol | English

Sample chart documentation form | English

Procurement and Stocking of CycleBeads

To order CycleBeads for your program, visit CycleBeads.com, email providers@cyclebeads.com or call 202.730.1269.

Outreach

CycleBeads posters | English, Spanish

Outreach cards:

  • Version 1 | English, Spanish
  • Version 2 | English, Spanish

Sample press release | English
Sample news article | English, Spanish

Ensuring a Supportive Environment

Informational brief about CycleBeads/SDM | English, Spanish