March 28: 2nd Annual Legal Workshop: Trauma-Informed Approaches to Working with Clients
Please join us for the 2nd Annual Legal Workshop. This FREE workshop is intended for law students, legal professionals, and others interested in better understanding trauma-informed approaches in legal proceedings. Light breakfast and lunch will be provided.
The 2nd Annual Legal Workshop is sponsored by the South Dakota Unified Judicial System Court Improvement Program. CPCM and the University of South Dakota Knudson School of Law are partner organizations for the event.
South Dakota Wear Blue Day to Prevent Child Abuse
On April 4, wear blue! We are “Growing a Better Tomorrow For All Children, Together.” Join us in sharing your support, by wearing blue on April 4 and sharing an image on social media.
- Arc of Dreams in Sioux Falls will be lit blue April 4-7.
- Main Street Square in Rapid City will be lit blue on April 4.
Ray of Hope: Child Abuse Prevention Breakfast
April 4: https://sdcpcm.com/ray-of-hope/
Center for the Prevention of Child Maltreatment (CPCM) invites you to join us in commemorating this important month by raising awareness of how we can help our fellow South Dakotans know about, respond to, and prevent child maltreatment.
Conference Trainings Open for Access
During the month of April, Child Abuse Prevention Month, CPCM is opening access to view 2022 Community Response to Child Abuse Conference Sessions! This is an opportunity for those who were unable to attend the conference to access these valuable training sessions.
Increased Risk of Maltreatment for Children with Disabilities (free training)
Child abuse, maltreatment, and Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) are serious public health concerns that can have long-term impacts on health, opportunity, and well-being. This presentation will provide a brief introduction to the work of CPCM and the SD Center for Disabilities, and discuss the increased risk of maltreatment for children with disabilities. Learn more: https://sdcpcm.com/event/increased-risk-of-maltreatment-for-children-with-disabilities/
Court Improvement Program Training
April 26: Civil vs Criminal Child Abuse and Neglect Cases presented by Colleen Moran in conjunction with the State Bar