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  1. Comments on Proposed Repeal and New Rules for New Jersey's Manual of Requirements for Resource Families, N.J.A.C. 10:122C, Hyacinth AIDS Foundation and The Center for HIV Law and Policy (2005)

    This document contains comments on proposed changes to the New Jersey Administrative Code regarding New Jersey's "Manual of Requirements," which outlines the requirements for foster homes, also called "resource families." The comm ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 9/14/2017 11:50am

  2. Summary of Public Comments and Agency Response for Proposed Changes to New Jersey's Manual of Requirements for Resource Family Parents, NJ Department of Human Services, Division of Youth and Family Services (2006)

    This document outlines the comments made regarding proposed changes to New Jersey's Manual of Requirements, which sets forth requirements for foster families, also known as "resource families," as well as the response of New Jersey's D ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 9/14/2017 11:34am

  3. Sex, Drugs, Prisons, and HIV, Susan Okie, 356 New England Journal of Medicine 105 (2007)

    This New England Journal of Medicine article examines many of the facts, perceptions, and proposed solutions to the HIV epidemic--and the behaviors and policies that drive it--occurring behind bars. The prohibition of condom availability, absence of needl ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 5/8/2013 1:46pm

  4. 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

  5. Center for Children's Law and Policy, Potential for Change: Public Attitudes and Policy Preferences for Juvenile Justice Systems Reform (2008)

    As part of a Models for Change program funded by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, the Center for Childrens Law and Policy issued a report on a poll it commissioned to determine public attitudes about the value of juvenile justice reforms ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 9/14/2017 11:09am

  6. Doe v. County of Centre, 242 F.3d 437 (3d Cir. 2001)

    In this opinion, the Third Circuit considered a challenge to a policy prohibiting the placement of non-HIV-positive foster children in a home in which a family member has HIV unless the foster parents agree to the release of the family member’s diagnosis ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 5/8/2013 1:46pm

  7. 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

  8. National Prison Rape Elimination Commission: Report, June 2009

    The National Prison Rape Elimination Commission (NPREC) Report details the results of six years of investigation of sexual abuse in detention facilities for adults, youth, and immigrants in the United States. The NPREC, created under the Prison Rape Elimi ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 5/8/2013 1:46pm

  9. A.M. v. Luzerne County Juvenile Detention Center, 372 F.3d 572 (3d Cir. 2004)

    In this case, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit held that there was enough evidence to proceed to trial against a juvenile detention center for not protecting a minor under its care from abuse and not providing him with the psychological healt ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 3/31/2016 10:13am

  10. R.G. v. Koller, 415 F. Supp. 2d 1129 (D. Haw. 2006)

    The United States District Court for the District of Hawaii granted a motion for preliminary injunction against the Hawaii Youth Correction Facility ("HYCF"), requiring HYCF to stop isolating, abusing and failing to protect LGBT youth in their c ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 5/8/2013 1:46pm

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