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(More information on NFP education for clergy can be found at USCCB)
Couple to Couple League International Clergy Packets (http://ccli.org/clergyinfo/ClergyPacket.php) are resources that can be given to clergy to educate them on the science, methodology, and ethics of NFP. (Note: you may need to contact the Couple to Couple League at firstname.lastname@example.org.)
NFP Outreach (http://nfpoutreach.org/) is a ministry that provides parish missions on NFP and Church teaching which supports NFP use in marriage.
Pope Paul VI Institute For the Study of Human Reproduction (http://www.popepaulvi.com/homileticresource/) has a number of programs for clergy education in the science and ethics of both NFP and NaProTechnology (an ethical woman's healthcare system).
NOTE: Check with your diocesan office of Marriage and Family Life to learn of local clergy education efforts in your area.
(More information here at NFP Distance Learning)
The following distance learning courses offer Catholic marriage preparation with NFP method information.
Catholic Marriage Prep-Chicago (https://www.familyministries.org/)
Catholic Marriage Prep-Colorado Springs (http://www.catholicmarriageprep.com/course-info/nfp-training)
Learn NFP Online (http://www.learnnfponline.com/)
(More information on NFP resources for healthcare professionals at USCCB)
American Academy of FertilityCare Professionals (http://www.aafcp.org/) accredits FertilityCare Centers, certifies Creighton Model FertilityCare teahcers, and offers a number of educational programs including an annual conference.
Catholic Medical Association (http://www.cathmed.org/) is a national Catholic organizatin for healthcare professionals and interested parties. Among their activities, CMA holds annual conferences which often provide pre-conference seminars on NFP. The CMA publishes Linacre Quarterly, a peer-reviewed journal on Catholic bio-ethics.
FACTS (Fertility Appreciation Collaborative to Teach the Science; http://www.factsaboutfertility.org) is a national organization devoted to educating healthcare professionals on the science and methodology of all NFP methods.
Marquette University, Institute of NFP (http://nfp.marquette.edu/) provides education for clients and training for teachers on the Marquette Model of NFP. The Marquette Model is a Sympto-Hormonal method of NFP. Institute leaders also conduct research on various aspects of NFP.
National Catholic Bioethics Center (https://www.ncbcenter.org/) is a think tank and resource center on Catholic teaching and bioethics.
The Pope Paul VI Institute for the Study of Human Reproduction offers a number of programs for healthcare professionals in the methodology of the Creighton Model of FertilityCare system and the medical practice of NaProTechnology.
(More information on each NFP provider at USCCB)
Billings Ovulation Method Association-USA (http://www.boma-usa.org/)
Couple to Couple League International (http://www.ccli.org/)
Family of the Americas Foundation (http://www.familyplanning.net/)
Marquette University, Institute of NFP (http://nfp.marquette.edu/)
NFP International (http://www.nfpandmore.org/)
Northwest Family Services (http://www.nwfs.org/)
Pope Paul VI Institute for the Study of Human Reproduction (http://www.popepaulvi.com/)
WOOMB International (http://www.woomb.org/)
FertilityCare Centers of America (http://www.fertilitycare.org) provide the list of accredited Creighton Model education centers. Many of these centers inlcude NaProTechnology trained physicians in addition to FertilityCare teachers.
ForYourMarriage.org (http://www.foryourmarriage.org/) is a pastoral servicet of the U.S. Bisops' Committee for Laity, Marriage, Family Life and Youth. This site offers a wealth of information on preparing for marriage as well as marriage enrichment information.
ForYourMarriage.org Blogs can be found at http://www.foryourmarriage.org/marriage-resources/news-blogs/.
MarriageUniqueforaReason.org (http://www.marriageuniqueforareason.org/) is a pastoral service of the U.S. Bishops' Sub-Committee for the Promotion and Defense of Marriage. Many interestig resources are available on this site, including informative pod casts.
Natural Womanhood (https://naturalwomanhood.org) is a secular national NFP education organizatin. Their website offers engaging articles and other useful resources.
The Catholic Woman is an activity of GIVEN, a faithful group of Catholic women who strive to help each other identify their vocations in the world and in the Church. The website provides beautiful and inspiring stories of real Catholic women who love God, His Church, and their neighbors. The formats include articles and films. The overarching message is that womanhood is neither monotonous or uniform, but a way of being that’s expressed uniquely in every woman.
The St. Augustine Foundation (catholicsexuality.com) is a national Catholic educational organization that focuses on the virtue of chastity, NFP, and Catholic teachings on human sexuality, marriage, and responsible parenthood. Among their resources, the website offers helpful courses for distance learning.
Whole Mission (https://www.mmnfp.com/?fbclid=IwAR3XUrLBq-l1FkZ9QBdU4408Mt0rqmyPVXeKZW5g-oQGzxQB1B_y_yLCP4k) is an NFP education website developed by Marquette Method nurse teachers. The group of nurse teachers reside in different states around the country. They provide both group and individual instruction in the Marquette Method. Online classes are conducted through a secure video meeting platform.
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