One Key Question (OKQ)

The PATH Approach to contraceptive counseling means assessing a client for Parenthood/Pregnancy Attitude, Timing, and How important is pregnancy prevention. The PATH framework elicits lots of information quickly to determine a client’s pregnancy intention. This approach is useful in a clinical-settings where time with clients is limited but centering the client’s experience is valued.

Interested in understanding the flow of the PATH framework? This resource can assist in how to incorporate PATH into your contraceptive couseling efforts.

Here is a helpful and handy resource that provides question prompts in line with the PATH framework.

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