SEXUAL AND REPRODUCTIVE WELLNESS FOR YOUTH IN FOSTER CARE:

An SB 89 Compliant Training for California Group Homes and STRTPs (2020)

The Los Angeles Reproductive Health Equity Project (LA RHEP) has developed a new curriculum for California group homes and STRTPs that will help organizations fulfill legal and regulatory reproductive and sexual health mandates for youth in care. In this curriculum, staff will learn how to support the healthy sexual development of youth in foster care, including what you can, can’t, must and may do.

Topics covered include:

  • The sexual and reproductive rights of youth in foster care
  • Their duties and responsibilities as caregiver as well as those of the caseworker
  • How to engage with youth about sexual and reproductive wellness
  • Age-appropriate resources and referrals to share with youth

Additional SB 89 curricula on supporting sexual and reproductive health of youth in foster care can be found HERE.

ACCESS THE ONLINE TRAINING

A 1.5 hour online training course is available through Udemy.com and can be taken independently by staff members.