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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.

Downloadable Manuals
Minor Consent, Confidentiality, and Child Abuse Reporting in California
(PDF), 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
(PDF) 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.  E-mail

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 free of charge.
Educators include employees at youth-serving nonprofit organizations.

Published twice a year, Teaching Tolerance magazine, available free online, showcases innovative tolerance initiatives in schools across the country; e.g., How School Taught Me I Was Poor, Lonely Language Learners?

Free Stuff for parents, grandparents.

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 here.
P.S. Attorneys beyond the five year cut-off can get a 15 day look-see.

Benchmark Institute
Time Management Manual
(PDF) contains 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 productive.