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  1. Intersections in the Work to Ensure Youth in State Custody have Access to Sexual Health Care

    A look at how the work to ensure comprehensive sexual health care for youth in state custody intersects and supports public health, reproductive rights, racial justice, and human right advocacy work. Files TeenSENSE Info Sheet: Intersections in the Work t ...

    admin - 3/26/2018 5:21pm

  2. Get Involved: Ensure States Respond to the Sexual Health Needs of Youth in their Custody

    This TeenSENSE action sheet outlines the steps that individuals can take to advocate for the rights of youth in state care to comprehensive sexual health.  Files TeenSENSE Action Sheet: Get Involved 136.88 KB ...

    admin - 3/26/2018 5:22pm

  3. Teen SENSE Model Policy: Staff Training Focusing on the Needs of Youth in State Custody, The Center for HIV Law and Policy (2017)

    Teen SENSE Model Policy: Staff Training Focusing on the Needs of Youth in State Custody, designed for use by agencies and jurisdictions that provide services for youth in out-of-home care, outlines the basic requirements for ensuring that staff in youth f ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 7/21/2019 3:39pm

  4. Teen SENSE Model Policy: Sexual Health Care for Youth in State Custody, The Center for HIV Law and Policy (2017)

    Teen SENSE Model Policy: Sexual Health Care for Youth in State Custody, designed for use by agencies and jurisdictions that provide services for youth in out-of-home care, outlines the basic minimum requirements for sexual health care services. The model ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 7/21/2019 3:49pm

  5. Supporting Normative Experiences for Children, Youth, and Youth Adults in Foster Care: Applying a Reasonable and Prudent Parent Standard, 15-OCFS-ADM-21, New York State Office of Children and Family Services (2015)

    This Administrative Directive (ADM) by the New York State Office of Children and Family Services provides information to local departments of social services (LDSSs) and voluntary authorized agencies (VAs)—agencies authorized to operate, manage, supervise ...

    admin - 8/8/2020 5:27pm

  6. Informational Letter on Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, and Gender Expression (SOGIE), 16-OCFS-INF-10, New York State Office of Children and Family Services, Office of Strategic Planning and Policy Development (2016)

    This informational letter to New York State Commissioners of Social Services and Executive Directors of Voluntary Authorized Agencies—a gencies authorized to operate, manage, supervise, or own group homes or other such child care institutions— provides st ...

    admin - 8/8/2020 5:53pm

  7. Karen M. Abram et al., Disparities in HIV/AIDS Risk Behaviors After Youth Leave Detention: A 14-Year Longitudinal Study, 139 Pediatrics 2 (2017)

    This study examines HIV/AIDS risk behaviors in delinquent youth during the 14 years after leaving juvenile detention settings, with a focus on gender and racial/ethnic differences. The study, based on 1829 subjects, sought to explain, for example, why Bla ...

    admin - 6/8/2017 2:46pm

  8. The Rights of Youth In State Custody to Comprehensive Sexual Health Care, The Center for HIV Law and Policy (2017)

    Sexual health care for adolescents—including disease prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and literacy in human sexuality—is central to reaching and maintaining a healthy adulthood. This aspect of health care is particularly important for youth in state cust ...

    admin - 8/13/2020 3:16pm