This 2-hour webinar 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: NYS webinar. This is an online training. For more information please, click here to register.
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For additional information or questions, please contact: Vanessa Severino, [email protected]