Recent News & Research
Despite the importance of good nutrition to healthy adolescent development, adolescents and young adults get up to one third of their daily calories from fast food, which has low nutritional value. Adolescents are generally healthy, though, and this is an…
Young adults are at a significant and pivotal time of life. They might seek higher education, launch their working careers, develop personal relationships and healthy habits, and pursue other endeavors that help set them on healthy and productive pathways. However,…
The third Evaluation Highlight from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality’s national evaluation of the Children’s Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2009 (CHIPRA) Quality Demonstration Grant program describes the actions states have taken to enhance adolescent health care,…
Pertussis data by county:
Statewide Pertussis immunization rates in teens:
A new study on teen dating violence has found that lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender teenagers are at much greater risk of dating abuse than their heterosexual counterparts. Transgender teens are especially vulnerable.
Analyzing data from their larger study, “Technology,…
About one in three American youths age 14-20 say they’ve been of victims of dating violence and almost one in three acknowledge they’ve committed violence toward a date, according to new research presented at the American Psychological Association’s 121st Annual…
YTH Live is the premier conference for cutting-edge technology that is advancing the health and wellness of youth, young adults, and other underserved populations.
YTH Live is on April 6–8, 2014 in San Francisco.
Find out more.…
Join West Coast Children’s Clinic for this important discussion of child sex trafficking in Alameda County.
April 17, 2014, 9:00 am – 1:30 pm
Nola Brantley, Founder and Executive Director, Motivating Inspiring Supporting and Serving Sexually Exploited Youth (MISSSEY)…
Registration is open for AHWG’s 11th Annual Teen/Youth/Young Adult Provider Gathering: “Increasing Patient Centered Care for Young Women”
DATE: April 11th, 2014
S.F. State Building Auditorium
455 Golden Gate Avenue, SF 94102
Keynote: Claire Brindis, PhD, Director of Bixby Center for…
CAHC offers a variety of trainings that can be provided to your community or region. We can work with you to coordinate and conduct outreach for the training or workshop. We offer the following topics: Minor Consent and Confidentiality, Adolescent…
Trauma & Resilience Toolkit
Check out AHWG’s Trauma & Resilience Toolkit.
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.
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
The ASHWG Data for Adolescent Births, AIDS and STD are now updated with 2011 data
Understanding Confidentiality and Minor Consent in California
Check out our Healthcare Education, Assessment & Response Tool for Teen Relationships (HEART) Primer.