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  1. 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 ...

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  2. 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

  3. 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 ...

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  4. 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 - 4/18/2017 3:14pm

  5. Juveniles in Residential Placement, 2013, Sarah Hockenberry, U.S. Department of Justice Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (2016)

    This survey from the Office of Juvnile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) and the U.S. Census Bureau details the characteristics of youth held for delinquency and status offenses in public and private residential facilities in every state, current ...

    admin - 4/6/2017 1:47pm

  6. New York State Youth Sexual Health Plan, AIDS Institute, New York Department of Health (2016)

    This strategic plan from the New York State AIDS Institute presents data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s 2013 Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System (“YRBS”) about New York youth’s sexual health behaviors and risks, and it provides ...

    admin - 9/21/2016 12:56pm

  7. Sexual Victimization Reported by Juvenile Correctional Authorities, 2007-12, U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Bureau of Justice Statistics (2016)

    This special report from the Department of Justice analyzes allegations of sexual victimization of juveniles in state, local, and privately owned correctional facilities. Data comes from the Bureau of Juvenile Statistics’ Survey of Sexual Victimization. T ...

    admin - 6/14/2016 3:46pm

  8. Testimony Before the New York City Council on Student Health Services, Comprehensive Health Education, and Sexual Health Educational Training

    CHLP testimony before New York City Council committees called for a resolution supporting written guarantees of LGBTQ-inclusive sexual and reproductive health and literacy services for youth in out of home care. ...

    admin - 8/23/2016 2:20pm

  9. Statement on the National HIV/AIDS Strategy for the United States: Updated to 2020, The Center for HIV Law and Policy (2015)

    This statement addresses 1) broad public ignorance about HIV, STIs and identities associated with stigmatized diseases; 2) the criminalization of HIV; 3) HIV related discrimination in criminal justice and immigration detention facilities, and in the milita ...

    admin - 6/14/2017 4:18pm

  10. Safe & Respected: Policy, Best Practices & Guidance for Serving Transgender & Gender Non-Conforming Children and Youth Involved in the Child Welfare, Detention, and Juvenile Justice Systems

    This document is a guide of best practices for individuals working with youth in state custody that identify as transgender and gender non-conforming (TGNC) in New York City. The guide provide a brief overview of the barriers that TGNC children and youth ...

    admin - 8/27/2014 1:28pm

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