Resources for Health & Social Service Professionals
Free Continuing Education: "Culturally Appropriate Engagement and Service Delivery with Latino/as: Enhancing Linkage and Retention to HIV Primary Care - Including a Transnational Case Study for Puerto Ricans"
This accredited Continuing Education activity is for physicians, nurses and Certified Health Educators, as well as other health and social service professionals. Accreditation for nurses, physicians, and Certified Health Educators as well as general CE is available (CNE, CME, CHEC and CEU).
This curriculum explains how to use four key frameworks which, when integrated, allow for the development of a provider-level strategy to improve the HIV primary care patient outcomes for Latinos/as who are incarcerated or have a history of incarceration. The case study provides a sub-analysis of transnationalism among Puerto Ricans.
Parent-Adolescent Communication about Sex in Latino Families: A Guide for Practitioners
This guide is designed to explain to practitioners why parent-adolescent communication is so crucial in teaching teens about sex and sexual health, and also explains how, as a practitioner, you can help facilitate this communication.
Resources for Parents
Talking with Your Teens about Sex: Going Beyond "the Talk"
This fact sheet developed in collaboration with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) explains why parent-adolescent communication about sex matters for preventing too early sexual debut and negative adolescent sexual health outcomes, and why it is not enough to just have "the talk." The resource provides guidance to parents regarding the Dos and Don'ts of talking to adolescents about sex.
Monitoring Your Teen's Activities: What Parents and Families Should Know
This fact sheet developed in collaboration with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) explains the basics of effective parental monitoring to prevent too early adolescent sexual activity and negative adolescent sexual health outcomes. The resource provides guidance to parents on how to prevent adolescent sexual behavior by staying involved in their adolescents' life.
Ways to Influence Your Teen's Sexual Risk Behavior: What Fathers Can Do
This fact sheet developed in collaboration with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) explains the unique and important role of fathers in preventing too early adolescent sexual activity and negative adolescent sexual health outcomes. The resource provides guidance to fathers to support effective paternal parenting to prevent adolescent sexual behavior.
Parents' Influence on the Health of Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Teens: What Parents and Families Should Know
Adolescents who are gay, lesbian or bisexual have different needs than straight youth. This resource developed in collaboration with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) provides guidance to parents on how to effectively support their gay, lesbian or bisexual adolescents to stay healthy, -both mentally and physically.
CLAFH Animated Videos for Dissemination
The Indispensable Role of Nurses
Around the world, and in the U.S., nurses are indispensable in the prevention and treatment of infectious diseases and nurses are playing a crucial role in the current response to COVID-19. Nurses deliver a substantial proportion of healthcare services, but the full range of their contributions is too often underrecognized.
This video developed by CLAFH highlights the indispensable role of nurses to healthcare delivery, health promotion and prevention, and population health - in the United States and globally.
The Unique Needs of Adolescents and Young Adults in the National Response to COVID-19
Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, the public health focus has been primarily on individuals at elevated risk of hospitalization and death, specifically individuals at older ages or with underlying conditions. However, less focus has been placed on adolescents and young adults, the role of adolescents and young adults in transmission dynamics, and the health risks for adolescents and young adults.
In this video developed by CLAFH, we discuss important considerations for a response to COVID-19 that takes adolescent and young adult development into account.
The Invisible Crisis: HIV in Latino Populations
The growing Latino population in the United States is both the largest and youngest minority population. This video was developed by CLAFH to draw attention to a largely invisible HIV crisis in U.S. Latino communities.