Teen Violence Awareness & Prevention Month

Please join us in promoting February as National Teen Violence Awareness and Prevention Month. The Network Against Family Violence and Sexual Assault has released a series of training resources available in February. From the Network: Kindness, emotional support, equality… dating should be fun, but for many teens relationships include threats, jealousy, and controlling behavior. Children…

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…