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  1. 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) - 11/15/2020 12:36pm

  2. 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) - 11/15/2020 12:53pm

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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 - 8/8/2020 5:53pm

  6. 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 - 1/7/2020 4:25pm

  7. 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