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  1. 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 - 8/8/2020 5:27pm

  2. 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 - 8/13/2020 2:55pm

  3. 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 - 8/13/2020 3:16pm

  4. 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) - 8/30/2020 4:26pm

  5. Declaration of Commitment on HIV/AIDS and Political Declaration on HIV/AIDS: midway to the Millennium Development Goals, The Secretary General, U.N. Doc. A/62/780 (2008)

    This report analyzes the global progress toward achieving the goals stated in the Declaration of Commitment, the Political Declaration, and the Millennium Goals. It specifically looks at progress and the remaining challenges in the areas of: the status of ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 6/17/2021 9:43am

  6. Convention on the Rights of the Child, 1577 U.N.T.S. 3 (1989)

    The Convention on the Rights of the Child (“CRC”) is an international treaty that discusses many of the rights children, some of which are in addition to those also enjoyed by adults. Particularly relevant to HIV/AIDS issues are: the right to life and cor ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 9/29/2020 4:48pm