AIDS and Adolescents – the Changing Legal Landscape

Tuesday, Oct 17, 2017
Time: 10:30 - 1:30 p.m.

This 3-hour training will cover the legal rights of adolescents living with or at risk for HIV, including the new right for adolescents to consent to HIV treatment.

As a result of this training, participants will be able to describe when minors can and cannot, make their own health care decisions when it comes to:

  • HIV prevention, testing, treatment, including PrEP and care
  • STIs and other sexually transmitted diseases
  • Substance use disorders
  • Mental health
  • Reproductive health care

Summarize who has the right to decide about disclosing health information about minors:

  • When their parents are in the picture
  • When foster care, school, public health, child abuse and neglect, and juvenile or criminal justice systems are involved in their lives
  • Answer adolescent clients’ and patients’ questions about their legal rights in these areas
  • Describe the legal consequences of transmitting HIV to others

Audience: All health and human services providers who work with or advocate for youth at risk or living with HIV and/or with a basic understanding of issues facing such adolescents.


Location: New York, NY.  For more information please, click here to register.


Important Registration Information

To register for this training, click here and enter your account log-in information. If you do not have an account with hivtrainingny.org, you will need to sign up for one prior to registering for this course.

For additional information or questions, please contact: Vanessa Severino, [email protected]

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