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August 28, 2017
Since 2003 NCSD has received funding from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Division of Adolescent and School Health (DASH) to provide capacity building assistance to education and health agencies for school-based HIV/STD prevention. In 2013, NCSD received a new cooperative agreement from DASH to provide capacity building assistance to state education agencies around increasing youth access to sexual health services.
Educating key decision makers on the importance of sexual health services for youth
Establishing organizational linkages and partnerships
Assessing reimbursement eligibility
Building the capacity for priority school districts to deliver or refer students to SHS
Assessing clinical services for inclusion of key sexual health services, youth and LGBTQ friendliness, and cultural appropriateness
Developing a referral system and protocols/policies