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January 2023 Newsletter

In this issue:

  • Join us for the West River MDT Conference
  • 2023 Legislative Session
  • 2nd Annual Legal Workshop Scheduled
  • Court Improvement Program January Training
  • SANE-A Clinical Skills Lab
  • CAASt Certificate Enrollment Now Available

West River MDT Conference

Make plans to join us next month for the Multi-Disciplinary Response to Victim Services Conference.

Conference Agenda:

  • 7:30 am – 8:30 am Registration/light breakfast
  • 8:30 am – 9:30 am Opening Remarks / Welcome
  • 8:45 am – 9:45 am Keynote – Al Killen-Harvey with the The Harvey Institute
  • 9:45 am – 10:45 am Session #1 John Tuell with RFK National Resource Center (Building an MDT)
  • 10:45 am – 11:00 am Break/networking
  • 11:00 am – 12:00 pm Session #2 Understanding the Role of Medical Exams in Victimization Cases
  • 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm Lunch (provided)
  • 12:30 pm – 1:15 pm – Session #3 Panel on the Intersection of child and adult services in DV cases
  • 1:15 pm – 2:15 pm – Session #4 Panel on the Role of Advocacy in Tribal Communities
  • 2:15 pm – 2:30 pm – Afternoon break/networking
  • 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm Session #5 John Tuell with RFK National Resource Center (Practical Application)
  • 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm Keynote Al Killen-Harvey with the The Harvey Institute

More Information

2023 Public Policy Statements

All policy issues point to the goal of ending child maltreatment in South Dakota. We understand that what is predictable is preventable. We need to strengthen what we know about, how we respond to, and how we prevent child maltreatment in our state.

Click here a complete list of our 2023 Public Policy Statements and our 2023 Legislative Activity tracker.

Annual Legal Workshop Registration

March 28, 2023 • 9am to 3pm
Muenster University Center Ballroom, Vermillion, SD

This FREE workshop is intended for law students, legal professionals, and others interested in better understanding trauma-informed approaches in legal proceedings. Lunch will be provided.

Learn more.

Court Improvement Program

The January CIP Session will take place on Wednesday, January 25 at 12:00 pm CST. Session details are coming, but registration is available now.

Register now to attend and receive the session recording.

SANE-A Clinical Skills Lab

March 6-7
USD’s Parry Center for Clinical Skills & Simulation – Sioux Falls, SD

Provides clinical practice to nurses who are new SANEs or SANEs who have not had the opportunity to perform many exams.

Learn more.

Child and Adult Advocacy Studies Certificate Enrollment Available

Enrollment is available for the Child and Adult Advocacy Studies Graduate Certificate through University of South Dakota’s School of Health Sciences. Learn more at: https://www.usd.edu/online-caast