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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. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. Doe v. Bell, 754 N.Y.S.2d 846 (N.Y. Sup. Ct. 2003)

    This case held that a state foster care facility violated the New York State Human Rights Law ("NYSHRL") by not reasonably accommodating plaintiff Jean Doe's needs related to Gender Identity Disorder ("GID") because they prevented ...

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

  7. Sexual Assault in Jail and Juvenile Facilities: Promising Practices for Prevention and Response, Final Report, Kim English et al., Colorado Division of Criminal Justice Office of Research and Statistics (2011)

    The purpose of this descriptive study was to identify and document promising practices for the prevention and response to sexual assault in juvenile residential facilities and adult jails in the United States. The ultimate goal of the study was to gather ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 6/28/2017 12:24pm

  8. A Place of Respect: A Guide for Group Care Facilities Serving Transgender and Gender Non-conforming Youth, Jody Marksamer- National Center for Lesbian Rights (2011)

    This training guide is designed to enhance the capacity of group care facilities to provide comprehensive, respectful, and supportive services to transgender and gender non-conforming youth. The author discusses the social, psychological, and physical hea ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 10/7/2013 4:29pm

  9. Juveniles in Residential Placement, 2013, Sarah Hockenberry, U.S. Department of Justice Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (2016)

    This survey from the Office of Juvnile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) and the U.S. Census Bureau details the characteristics of youth held for delinquency and status offenses in public and private residential facilities in every state, current ...

    admin - 4/6/2017 1:47pm

  10. PREA Data Collection Activities, 2016, U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Bureau of Justice Statistics (2016)

    This report from the U.S. Department of Justice provides the results from two surveys—the Survey of Sexual Victimization (SSV) and the National Survey of Youth in Custody (NSYC)—undertaken as required by the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA). A third sur ...

    admin - 5/11/2017 4:08pm

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