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  1. A Moral Case for Universal Healthcare for Runaway and Homeless Youth, Scott B. Harpin et al., International Journal of Human Rights in Healthcare 10:196-202 (2017)

    In arguing for universal, youth-centered health care to promote wellness among runaway and homeless youth, the authors use a framework of social determinants of health (SDH)—the conditions in which people are born, grow, work, live, and age, and the wider ...

    admin - 2/28/2018 3:26pm

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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 - 9/22/2017 1:52pm

  5. Support and Well-Being of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Questioning (LGBTQ) Children and Youth, Illinois Department of Children and Family Services (2017)

    This comprehensive policy from the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) is meant to promote the safety and well being of LGBTQ youth in its care. Built upon protections in the Illinois Human Rights Act, the policy sets a minimum stan ...

    admin - 6/12/2017 9:38am

  6. PREA Data Collection Activities, 2016, U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Bureau of Justice Statistics (2016)

    This report from the U.S. Department of Justice provides the results from two surveys—the Survey of Sexual Victimization (SSV) and the National Survey of Youth in Custody (NSYC)—undertaken as required by the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA). A third sur ...

    admin - 5/11/2017 4:08pm

  7. 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 - 1/9/2019 12:02pm

  8. Comments to NYC ACS on Policy # 2012/XX – "Promoting a Safe and Respectful Environment for LGBTQ Youth and their Families Involved in the Child Welfare, Detention and Juvenile Justice System," CHLP (2012)

    The Center for HIV Law and Policy submitted these comments on September 26, 2012 to the New York City Administration for Children's Services (ACS) on the agency's proposed policy regarding LGBTQ youth involved in child protective and preventive ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 5/8/2013 1:46pm

  9. Written Testimony Presented to the New York City Administration for Children’s ServicesOn Close to Home: Draft Plan for Non-Secure Placement, Dr. Jeffrey Birnbaum (2012)

    This testimony was submitted on May 8, 2012 to the New York City Administration for Children's Services (ACS) on its draft proposal for the implementation of the Close to Home legislation, which plans for the transition of youth placed in non-secure ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 9/14/2017 10:31am

  10. Written Testimony Presented to the New York City Administration for Children’s Services (ACS) on Close to Home: Draft Plan for Non-Secure Placement, Center for HIV Law and Policy (2012)

    The Center for HIV Law and Policy submitted this testimony on May 8, 2012 to the New York City Administration for Children's Services (ACS) on the agency's proposal for the implementation of the Close to Home initiative, which plans for the tran ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 7/19/2017 4:51pm

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