This training will cover the legal rights of adolescents living with or at risk for HIV, including adolescents’ new right to consent to HIV treatment.
As a result of this 2-hour 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, online training, please, click here to register.
Important Registration Information:
For additional information or questions, please contact: Vanessa Severino, [email protected]