Legislative Update Jan. 18-22, 2021

The latest CPCM legislative update is ready for review. The second week of the legislative session saw few bills moving through the committee process. The CPCM Advisory Board met on Jan. 21 to approve a legislative policy and discussed legislation the Center would support or oppose during this year’s session. CPCM-Legislative-Update_1.25.21

Collaborations creates educational opportunities

CPCM and USD partner to provide trauma-informed education opportunities The Center for the Prevention of Child Maltreatment and the University of South Dakota created two collaborative programs on Child and Adult Advocacy Studies (CAASt). The inaugural cohort of the CAASt graduate certificate begins in January 2021. Enrollment reached 13 students by the original application deadline…

CPCM releases media guide for non profits

Community Online Plan Tracy Thomes, a student in the Master of Social Work program at the University of South Dakota, has completed website and social media guidelines that provide a framework for the outreach and media resources needed to support the safety of children in South Dakota. Thomes created the Community Online Plan as part…

SANE Learning Collaborative Training

When: Tuesday, January 5th: 3 to 5 pm Where: Virtual – Zoom Technology What: Strangulation Considerations for SD SANEs Sign up here: https://sdcpcm.com/sane-quarterly-training-registration/ This training is for medical professionals interested in learning more about their role in assessing non-fatal strangulation Dr. Kenneth S. Snell is a forensic pathologist and works for Sanford Health Pathology Clinic.…