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 and potential liabilities 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 youth at risk or living with HIV and/or with 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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