Benchmark Institute is a training and performance development
organization dedicated to increasing the quality and quantity of
legal services to low-income communities.
National Center for Youth Law
National Center for Youth Law has
launched terrific web site,
Teen Health Rights. It contains a wealth of information on
adolescent health care law, including minor consent, confidentiality,
child abuse reporting, and other adolescent health issues.
Tools & Charts
has charts that summarize key information on major laws governing
adolescents and minor consent laws and a form for caregiver consent.
Minor Consent, Confidentiality, and Child Abuse Reporting in California
answers the most common questions about minor consent for medical care,
access to adolescents’ medical records, and when and how providers are
required to report child abuse.
Consent to Treatment for Foster Youth: California Law
covers consent to treatment law for minors in the California dependency
system, including consent to mental health services, psychotropic
medication and reproductive health care, among other topics.
And guess what? It’s all free
Southern Poverty Law Center
The Southern Poverty Law Center
will gladly provide free copies to interested practitioners of the new
third edition of Civil Litigation on Behalf of Victims of Human
Trafficking (3rd Edition) by Kathleen Kim and Daniel Werner.
The Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles published the 2004 edition.
Download it here.
Founded in 1991 by the Southern
Poverty Law Center,
Teaching Tolerance is dedicated to reducing prejudice, improving
intergroup relations and supporting equitable school experiences for our
nation's children. Teaching Tolerance makes copies of its
educational kits and subscriptions to its magazine available to
Educators include employees at youth-serving nonprofit organizations.
Published twice a year, Teaching Tolerance magazine, available
online, showcases innovative tolerance initiatives in schools across
the country; e.g., How
School Taught Me I Was Poor, Lonely Language
Free Stuff for
Continuing Education of the Bar
OnLAW® free for a
year for “new” California Attorneys
California attorneys admitted within the last five years are entitled to
12 months of OnLAW—unlimited
online access to over 100 CEB publications without restriction or
obligation. You must register first
P.S. Attorneys beyond the five year cut-off can get a 15 day look-see.
Time Management Manual
strategies and checklists to help deal with this issue.
Much of legal services work is accomplished through teams.
Working with Task Groups (PDF)
contains resources to help make meetings and discussions more