Book and Video Packages


Adolescent Health Care: Legal Rights of Teens

The Center’s Medical-Legal Partnership publishes this book for practitioners who care for adolescent patients: important legal information and index of statutes that affect adolescent health care in Connecticut.  View sample pages

Medical or Surgical Treatment, Reproductive Healthcare, Emancipation, Health Insurance, Medical Records, Privacy Rights, 
School Based Health Clinics, Privileged Communications, Mandated Reporting, Statutory Rape,  Advanced Directives and Living Wills, Supplemental Security Income (SSI), Bullying, Benefits, Utility Shutoff, Domestic Minor Sex Trafficking, Opioids and Naloxone, Homelessness and Education

Purchase $25.00 (plus tax)

Who Will Speak for Me?

Important short film from the Center for Children’s Advocacy, “Who Will Speak for Me?” represents children caught in the child protection system who tell us how we might best provide legal representation to them, and offer their views and suggestions so we can improve the level of service we provide. This video is an excellent learning tool for all attorneys who represent children. Package comes with printed resource materials. 

Purchase $20.00 (plus tax)

Speak Up!
Legal Rights in Foster Care

This legal rights package includes a question and answer book and DVD that answer questions for children and youth in foster care. The DVD features youth who speak about how they advocate for themselves to get the services and support foster youth need and are entitled to.  

Purchase $20.00 (plus tax)

Speak Up!
Legal Rights in Shelters, Group Homes, Residential Treatment

This legal rights package teaches homeless youth to advocate for themselves to get the services and support they need. It includes a question and answer book and a DVD that features youth who have been in the care of the Department of Children and Families. They provide information and self-advocacy training for homeless youth who are currently in temporary living situations.

Purchase $20.00 (plus tax)

Teen Legal Rights Brochures

The Center publishes a series of legal rights brochures for teens that are written in an easy-to-understand question and answer format. Topics include frequently asked questions on issues including Emancipation, DCF Care, Homelessness, Immigration, Child Support, Education and Special Education, Teen Dating Violence, Confidential Health Care, Bullying, LGBT Rights, and more.

Set includes one copy of each topic. Please call 860-570-5327 to order quantities of specific topics.

Purchase $20.00 (plus tax)

Det FC 2015

Detention – What are My Rights?

Written by the Center for Children’s Advocacy and published by the Court Support Services Division of the Judicial Department, this book outlines the legal rights of youth in Juvenile Detention and the responsibilities of the Detention Center and others to keep them safe and secure. Youth in lockup often think they have no rights. This important book helps them understand how to advocate for themselves.

Purchase $20.00 (plus tax)

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