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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. 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

  3. Close to Home: Plan for Non-Secure Placement, New York City Administration for Children’s Services (2012)

    This plan describes the New York City Administration for Children's Services (ACS) proposed implementation of the Close to Home juvenile justice reform initiative. Pending approval by the New York State Office of Children and Family Services (OCFS), ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 8/30/2020 3:50pm

  4. Family Planning and U.S. Foreign Policy, Isobel Coleman and Gayle Tzemach Lemmon, Council on Foreign Relations (2011)

    The Council on Foreign Relations April 2011 report Family Planning and U.S. Foreign Policy examines the role of social support programs, specifically reproductive health care programs, within the United States' broad foreign policy agenda. The report ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 3/29/2020 10:34am

  5. HIV and Pregnancy: Medical and Legal Considerations for Women and Their Advocates, Center for HIV Law and Policy (2009)

    This report and guide outlines the medical and legal issues surrounding HIV and pregnancy in the United States. It makes it clear that persistent beliefs among medical, social service, and justice system professionals that women with HIV should avoid chil ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 3/13/2018 3:28pm

  6. New Jersey Division of Youth and Family Services v. L.V., 889 A.2d 1153 (N.J. Super. Ct. Ch. Div. 2005)

    This opinion holds that an HIV-positive mother's refusal during pregnancy to take antiretroviral medication (ARVs) to reduce the risk of transferring HIV to her fetus does not constitute an act of neglect or abuse under New Jersey law. New Jersey ...

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

  7. Doe v. Division of Youth & Family Svcs., Amended Complaint, U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, Rutgers Constitutional Litigation Clinic and ACLU of New Jersey Foundation (2002)

    This complaint was filed on behalf of a woman who was tested for HIV during her pregnancy without her consent, followed by the unauthorized disclosure of her positive HIV serostatus, the involvement of state child protective services, and the forced antir ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 3/13/2018 3:52pm

  8. 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