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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. 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 - 10/26/2017 4:15pm

  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) - 11/20/2017 9:57am

  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) - 11/20/2017 9:58am

  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 - 9/22/2017 1:52pm

  6. Administrative Directive: Regulations Prohibiting Discrimination and Harassment in Child Welfare and Youth Programs, 16-OCFS-ADM-02, New York State Office of Children and Family Services, Office of Strategic Planning and Policy Development (2016)

    This Administrative Directive advises New York State local departments of social services (LDSSs) and voluntary authorized agencies (VAs)—a gencies authorized to operate, manage, supervise, or own group homes or other such child care institutions— of regu ...

    admin - 8/23/2017 2:43pm

  7. 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

  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. 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

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