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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 - 10/26/2017 4:15pm

  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) - 11/20/2017 9:57am

  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) - 11/20/2017 9:58am

  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. Abstinence-Only-Until-Marriage: An Updated Review of U.S. Policies and Programs and Their Impact, John S. Santelli et al., 61 Journal of Adolescent Health 273-80 (2017)

    This review of abstinence-only-until-marriage (AOUM) policies and programs in the U.S. concludes they fall short of the goal to raise sexually healthy adults. A number of reviews and meta-analyses of AOUM programs found no scientific evidence that they he ...

    admin - 9/22/2017 1:48pm

  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 - 8/23/2017 2:43pm

  7. Sexual Health of Adolescents and Young Adults in the United States, The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation (2014)

    This fact sheet from the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation provides key data on adolescent sexual health, including sexual activity, prevalence of sexually transmitted infections (STIs), and access to sexual and reproductive health services. The informati ...

    admin - 7/18/2017 12:58pm

  8. Restoring Justice: A Blueprint for Ensuring Fairness, Safety, and Supportive Treatment of LGBT Youth in the Juvenile Justice System, Aisha C. Moodie-Mills and Christina Gilbert (2014)

    This report outlines the extraordinary need for enactment and implementation of laws and policies to protect the rights and safety of LGBTQ youth in juvenile detention. Among the reasons for this need, the report cites the overrepresentation of LGBTQ yout ...

    admin - 7/18/2017 12:56pm

  9. Recommendations of the LGBT Subcommittee: Advancing the Reform Process for LGBQ/GNCT Youth in the Juvenile Justice System, Federal Advisory Committee on Juvenile Justice, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, U.S. DOJ (2017)

    These recommendations from the LGBT subcommittee (the subcommittee) of the Federal Advisory Committee on Juvenile Justice (FACJJ) provide actions the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) can take to support state and local juvenil ...

    admin - 7/18/2017 12:11pm

  10. The Rights of Youth In State Custody to Comprehensive Sexual Health Care

    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 - 10/10/2017 4:34pm

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