Conference Hosts SD Unified Judicial System, Sanford Health-Child’s Voice, and Center for the Prevention of Child Maltreatment invite you to join the effort to end child maltreatment. The Community Response to Child Abuse Conference is a gathering of more than 500 multidisciplinary team members from across South Dakota and the region. National and local experts provide information on best practices that will help professionals and the public better understand child abuse and strengthen response efforts.

Thursday, October 5, 2023 from 8:00am to 5:00pm
Friday, October 6, 2023 from 8:00am to 12:30pm

In-Person Conference Registration is Closed.

This conference is ideal for:

  • Medical Providers
  • Nurses
  • Legal Community
  • Behavioral Health
  • Social Workers
  • Law Enforcement
  • Business Community
  • Educators
  • Counselors
  • Community Advocates
  • Dental Providers
  • Student



Sioux Falls Convention Center at 1201 N West Ave., Sioux Falls, SD

2022 Recap


  • 15+ unique breakout sessions provided by local and regional leaders.
  • 3 general sessions feature national experts and current best-practices.
  • 8+ hours of continuing educator credit certificates to be provided through on-demand portal.
  • In 2022, 52 communities from 37 South Dakota counties attended and 800 learning hours were completed through on-demand portal.