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February 2024 Newsletter

In this issue:

  • Save the Date: Child Abuse Prevention Month Activities
  • Conference: Call for Presenters
  • Legislative Update
  • CIP February Registration
  • SANE Training Opportunity
  • WIC CIAO Training Opportunities
  • MDT Conference
  • CPCM Happenings

Save the Date: Child Abuse Prevention Month Activities

Details and registration are coming soon. Save these dates and times for activities taking place during April’s Child Abuse Prevention Month.

April 2: Wear Blue Day 2024

April 2: Ray of Hope Breakfast

April 4: Legal Workshop

Call for Presenter

Proposals are now being accepted for Community Response to Child Abuse Conference presenters.

Share your expertise and best practices with multidisciplinary members from across the region. Help our state to build knowledge in ways to respond to and prevent child maltreatment. Submit your proposal or recommend other speakers by April 30.

Visit https://sdcpcm.com/news/conference/call-for-presenters/ to submit your proposal or learn more.

Legislative Update

CPCM’s legislative tracker is updated each Friday by 8:00pm. To see our full list of advocacy initiatives and receive updates throughout the legislative session, visit https://sdcpcm.com/our-work/legislative-activity/

Court Improvement Program

The January CIP session, Child & Family Services Review & Data-Driven Processes is now available to view.

Join us on Wednesday, February 28 for Family Violence presented by Krista Hereen-Graber, SD Network Against Family Violence and Sexual Assault.

SANE Resources

Join us on March 13 for “How to Create and Update a CV” presented by Tracey Decker, SD Network Against Family Violence and Sexual Assault.

Join us on April 18 for SANE Pediatric Clinical Skills Lab at St. Mary’s Avera, Pierre.

Join us June 13-14 for SANE Clinical Skills Lab at Western Dakota Tech’s Medical Simulation Center, Rapid City.

For complete SANE Learning Collaborative Resources, visit https://sdcpcm.com/our-work/sane/sane-resources/ (registration required to access complete SANE training library).

WIC CIAO Project Learning Opportunities

Service providers working with families with young children are invited by CPCM and training providers to free learning opportunities. Full session details and registration is available at SDCPCM.com/WIC

Tuesdays from 12:00pm to 1:00pm | Zoom Session provided by LSS
2/20: Working with Interpreters
3/5: Culturally Competent Outreach and Engagement

Poverty Simulation Experience | In-Person provided by SDSFEC
3/7: Poverty Simulation

MDT Conference

The Interagency Training Council and statewide sponsors are excited to announce that registration is open for the Multi-disciplinary Response to Victim Services Conference to be held on 03/7/2024 at The Box in Box Elder! Spots are limited to 250!

CPCM Happenings

Thank you to everyone who participated in Children’s Day at the Capitol, January 23-25. Planning Committee Partners: Children’s Home Society, CPCM, Early Learner SD, SD Afterschool Network. Lead Sponsors: SD Afterschool Network, American Heart Association, USD School of Health Sciences. Sponsors: United Way of the Black Hills, Child’s Voice, LSS, McCrossan Boys Ranch, and SD Network Against Family Violence and Sexual Assault. Partners: Call to Freedom, Children’s Advocacy Centers of SD, Delta Dental, Department of Social Services, Divisions of Behavioral Health and Child Protection Services, SD Alliance of YMCAs, SD Public Broadcasting. Supporters: SD Head Start Association, Our Home, Ellsworth Airforce Base School Liaison Program, Sacred Heart Center.

Darla Biel was at the NCSEA Policy Forum. She took part in a panel discussion, “Unlocking the Power of Community-Based Organizations: Strategies for Development and Sustainable Growth.”