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Commercial sexual exploitation (CSE) Video

Bought & Sold: Sexually Exploited Children on the Streets of Oakland…

Commercial sexual exploitation (CSE) of a child

Commercial sexual exploitation (CSE) of a child refers to an individual under the age of 18 years who is used for the purpose of exploitation through prostitution. Extreme socio-economic and structural inequalities: including poverty, gender inequality and racism, are direct…

Keep it Confidential

The Keep it Confidential website provides Minor Consent and Confidentiality information to teens and providers.…

California’s Confidential Health Information Act (SB 138)

Health care reform expanded health insurance coverage to many individuals who qualify as dependents on someone else’s plan. When the primary policyholder is the main contact for all communications related to private insurance benefits, confidential health information about the dependent…

SHARP Publications

School Health Center Healthy Adolescent Relationship Program (SHARP) Publications
McCauley H. L., Dick R. N., Tancredi D. J., Goldstein S., Blackburn S., Silverman J. G., Monasterio E., James L., Miller E. Differences by sexual minority status in relationship abuse…

Cyber Dating Abuse Among Teens Using School-Based Health Centers

This study used a survey to estimate the prevalence of cyber dating abuse among youth aged 14 to 19 years seeking care at school-based health center. They study found that cyber dating abuse is common and associated with ARA and…

Upcoming Events

Minor Consent & Confidentiality Training | May 8, 2015 | Marina, CA

Minor Consent and Confidentiality Workshop
Date: Friday, May 8, 2015
Place: Marina Public Library, 190 Seaside Circle, Marina, CA
Time: Registration is at 12:30 to 1:00. Presentation will be from 1:00 to 3:30 pm. Light snacks will be provided.

Working Together to End Youth Homelessness | April 16

This workshop will provide information for service providers about demographics of homeless youth in LA County, the pathways to homelessness, legal rights of homeless youth and will highlight innovative programs to serve them.
April 16, 8:30am -4pm
Center for Healthy…

AHWG Teen and Young Adult Provider Gathering and Conference | May 14, 2015

AHWG’s 12th Annual Teen and Young Adult Provider Gathering and Conference will be held on Thursday, May 14th from 8:30am-4pm at the State of California Building on Golden Gate Avenue near Civic Center in SF.
The title and focus of…

National Conference on Health and Domestic Violence | March 19-21, 2015

Futures Without Violence partners with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on the biennial National Conference on Health and Domestic Violence in Washington, DC.
Bringing together the nation’s leading medical, public health, and domestic violence experts from across…


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Trauma & Resilience Toolkit

Check out AHWG’s Trauma & Resilience Toolkit.

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ASHWG Core Competencies

Developed by the Adolescent Sexual Health Working Group (ASHWG), these resources are specifically intended for adult providers and educators of adolescent sexual and reproductive health.

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CA Adolescent Data Set

Recently updated with 2010 data, this is a  collection of county-specific data about the health status of adolescents in Excel format

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Data Tables

The ASHWG Data for Adolescent Births, AIDS and STD are now updated with 2011 data

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Provider Resource

Understanding Confidentiality and Minor Consent in California

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HEART Primer

Check out our Healthcare Education, Assessment & Response Tool for Teen Relationships (HEART) Primer.

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