Section 8 - Youth and Medical Consent
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Section 8 - Youth and Medical Consent


Youth as their own medical consenters


  • Youth who are 16 or 17 have a right to request to be their own medical consenter.
  • If the youth wants to have full control to make decisions regarding his or her own medical care, the caregiver or you should talk to the CPS caseworker for the next steps.

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