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  1. Sexual & Gender Minority Youth in Los Angeles Foster Care, Bianca D.M. Wilson, Khush Cooper, Angeliki Kastanis, Sheila Nezhad, The Williams Institute, 2014

    This report of the Los Angeles Foster Youth Study (LAFYS) represents a first step toward population-based data collection on LGBTQ foster youth. Researchers from 
the Williams Institute and Holarchy Consulting conducted the LAFYS, a telephone interview stu ...

    admin - 9/20/2017 11:49am

  2. Protecting Adolescent Confidentiality Under Health Care Reform: The Special Case Regarding Explanation of Benefits (EOBs), K.P. Tebb, E. Sedlander, G. Pica, A. Diaz, K. Peake & C.D. Brandis (2014)

    This report focuses on the confidentiality concerns for dependent adolescents and young adults using health insurance. According to the report, adolescents and young adults are more likely to seek health services, disclose health risk behaviors to a clini ...

    admin - 1/7/2020 5:02pm

  3. Safe & Respected: Policy, Best Practices & Guidance for Serving Transgender & Gender Non-Conforming Children and Youth Involved in the Child Welfare, Detention, and Juvenile Justice Systems, NYC Administration for Children's Services (2014)

    This document is a guide of best practices for individuals working with youth in state custody that identify as transgender and gender non-conforming (TGNC) in New York City. The guide provide a brief overview of the barriers that TGNC children and youth ...

    admin - 1/24/2018 12:08pm

  4. State Policies Concerning LGBTQ Youth, get R.E.A.L., Center for the Study of Social Policy (2013)

    This chart is a compilation of state laws that affect LGBTQ youth, especially those in state custody. The charts covers laws in each state pertaining to public accommodations, social services (general), child welfare (specific services and programs), fost ...

    admin - 8/27/2014 1:17pm

  5. Minors’ Constitutional Right to Informational Privacy, Helen L. Gilbert, University of Chicago Law Review (2007)

    This journal article recommends an alternative way of assessing minors’ informational constitutional privacy rights. While minors do enjoy constitutional protections for privacy, the author argues that their rights are not completely coextensive with those ...

    admin - 10/22/2015 11:35am

  6. Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance – United States, 2013, Laura Kann et al., Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, Surveillance Summaries (2014)

    This report describes the results of surveys completed by American youth (grades 9 – 12) covering six categories of “priority health-risk” behaviors among youth and young adults. The Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System (YRBSS) results show that a high ...

    admin - 12/7/2017 2:16pm

  7. Teen SENSE Testimony Before the New York City Council on Sexual and Reproductive Health Care for Young Women in State Custody (2014)

    The New York City Council's Committees on Juvenile Justice and Women's Issues held a joint hearing on June 17, 2014, on sexual and reproductive health care for young women in state custody. At the hearing, CHLP Staff Attorney and Teen SENSE Coor ...

    admin - 9/20/2017 11:55am

  8. Addressing the Intersection of HIV/AIDS, Violence against Women and Girls, & Gender-Related Health Disparities, White House Interagency Federal Working Group (September 2013)

    This report, drafted by a White House interagency working group, examines the intersection of HIV, violence against women, and gender-related health disparities in the United States. The working group conducted an inventory of agency programs that address ...

    admin - 5/16/2014 11:39am

  9. Recommendations to the DC Child and Family Services Agency on Administrative Issuances, Healthcare Quick Reference Guides, and Program Policies Related to Sexual and Reproductive Health Services and Programming for Youth in Foster Care (2014)

    This document sets forth a series of recommendations to Washington, DC’s Child and Family Services Agency (CFSA) regarding sexual health care for youth in foster care. It is the product of a comprehensive review of relevant Administrative Issuances, Healt ...

    admin - 9/14/2017 9:17am