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Keep it Confidential

The Keep it Confidential website provides Minor Consent and Confidentiality information to teens and providers. http://myhealthmyinfo.org/…


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…


Suicide is Preventable: A Message from the Acting U.S. Surgeon General

Acting Surgeon General RADM Boris D. Lushniak speaks on the importance of suicide prevention in support of the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline “PreVENTable” video campaign. We all have a role to play in preventing suicide. View the video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pAH8Myw1IEE…


Differences by Sexual Minority Status in Relationship Abuse and Sexual and Reproductive Health Among Adolescent Females.

Findings suggest the need for attention to STI risk among all girls, but SMGs in particular. Clinicians should be trained to assess youth for sexual contacts and sexual identity and counsel all youth on healthy relationships, consensual sex, and safer…


Upcoming Events

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…

 
YTH Live 2015: Igniting Youth Tech Health Innovation

YTH Live 2015: Igniting Youth Tech Health Innovation
April 26–28, 2015
San Francisco, California
http://yth.org/live
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YTH Live is the premier conference for trailblazing technology that is advancing the health and wellness of youth, young adults, and other underserved populations.…

 
CAHC Sponsored Trainings and Workshops

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…

 

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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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