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  1. 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 - 8/8/2020 5:34pm

  2. 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 - 1/28/2020 5:29pm

  3. Teen SENSE Model Policy: Sexual Health Literacy for Youth in State Custody, The Center for HIV Law and Policy (2012)

    Teen SENSE Model Policy: Sexual Health Literacy for Youth in State Custody, designed for use by agencies and jurisdictions that provide services for youth in out-of-home care, outlines the programming and resources necessary to increase young people' ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 1/24/2021 11:35am

  4. Juvenile Injustice: The Unfulfilled Rights of Youth in State Custody to Comprehensive Sexual Health Care, December 2010, The Center for HIV Law and Policy

    CHLP Juvenile Injustice Report cover.png This is the first legal report and guide on the rights of youth in detention and foster care facilities to comprehensive sexual health care, including sexual medical care, sexuality education, and staff training on ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 3/6/2021 10:41am

  5. Hidden Injustice: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Youth in Juvenile Courts, The Equity Project (2009)

    This report examines the experiences of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) youth in juvenile courts nationwide. Despite the fact that LGBT youth comprise a significant portion (up to 13%) of youth in detention, they remain invisible to many ju ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 3/6/2021 2:32pm

  6. Comprehensive, LGBTQ-Inclusive Sexual Health Care for Youth in State Custody as a Human Right: The Teen SENSE Initiative, Slide Presentation, The Center for HIV Law and Policy (2012)

    This slide presentation analyzes the goals, obstacles, strategies, and lessons learned from the first years of the Teen SENSE initiative. Teen SENSE provides a new strategy for addressing sexual health care for youth at high risk of STIs and HIV, by ackno ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 3/28/2021 11:43am

  7. Comprehensive, LGBTQ-Inclusive Sexual Health Care for Youth in State Custody as a Human Right: The Teen SENSE Initiative, The Center for HIV Law and Policy (2008)

    Presented at the 2008 international "Sex, Rights, and the Law in a World with AIDS" conference in Cuernavaca, Mexico, this paper analyzes the goals, obstacles, strategies, and lessons learned from the first years of the Teen SENSE initiative. Te ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 3/28/2021 12:39pm

  8. Testimony of Robert Bidwell, M.D., National Prison Rape Elimination Commission Hearing: Focus on Juveniles (2006)

    In his testimony before the National Prison Rape Elimination Commission, Dr. Robert Bidwell discusses the shortcomings of youth detention centers in protecting LGBT teens from harassment and violence. Dr. Bidwell is a pediatrician at the Hawaii Youth Corr ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 9/14/2017 11:27am

  9. Sexual Health Advocacy for Youth in Foster Care and Detention Facilities, Legal and Policy Outline, The Center for HIV Law and Policy (2007)

    The Center for HIV Law and Policys (CHLP) legal and policy outline for advocating for sexual health and HIV prevention programming for youth in state custody. Youth in the state welfare and juvenile justice systems, especially lesbian, gay, bisexual, tran ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 9/14/2017 11:14am