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July 2022 Newsletter

Take Note

  • Join us at the 22nd Annual CRCAC
  • Register for the SD ECCS Panel Discussions

Join us at The 22nd Annual CRCAC

Thurs. Oct. 6 – Fri. Oct. 7

Registration is now open!

The Unified Judicial System, the Center for the Prevention of Child Maltreatment and Child’s Voice at Sanford Health invite you to register for the 22nd Annual Community Response to Child Abuse Conference!

Professionals and community members willing to learn more about their role in the prevention of and multidisciplinary response to child abuse and maltreatment are welcome. CEUs available for those who need them.

Those who are unable to join us in person at the Sioux Falls Convention Center have the option of purchasing an on-demand ticket to view recordings post-conference.

Sponsorship and Scholarship Granting Opportunities are still available, too.

Meet our new team member

Teri Beeson
SANE Training Coordinator

Please welcome Teri Beeson, our new SANE Training Coordinator! Teri has two degrees from USD: a Master of Science in Administration with a Specialization in Organizational Leadership and a Bachelor of Science with majors in Criminal Justice and Sociology. Her professional experiences include victim, patient, and student advocacy through a career that includes positions with the South Dakota Unified Judicial System, Sanford Health, Sanford Transplant, and the Beresford School District. Teri has served her community in several capacities, volunteering her time as a member of Beresford City Council, the Beresford Housing and Redevelopment Committee, as well as the Beresford Parental Advisory Committee.

Teri’s past professional experiences and academic success is a perfect fit for her role of SANE Training Coordinator. Teri will be coordinating efforts to provide training, support, and other resources to healthcare professionals across the state to improve the access and delivery of services to both child and adult victims of sexual assault.

Teri lives in Beresford with her daughter and her very large cat, Mr. Whiskerson.

SD ECCSRegister for the SD-ECCS Panel Discussions

CPCM is one of 20 Awardees nationwide of the Federal health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Early Childhood Comprehensive Systems (ECCS) grant. To raise understanding and awareness of issues and efforts to improve the healthy development, early learning and well-being of our state’s youngest children, a series of 90 min. virtual panel discussions with content experts in South Dakota will be held on the following days, all beginning at Noon Central. Register by visiting: https://sdcpcm.com/eccs/

Dates and topics include:

Aug 4 – Medical/Disabilities

Aug. 11 – Legal/Safety

Aug. 18 – Parent Engagement, Supports, and Education

Aug. 25 – Childcare

Sept. 15 – Dental

Sept. 22 – Behavioral/Mental Health

Save the date for a SD-ECCS Strategic Planning session:

October 5th, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Sioux Falls.

Ensuring a strong start for children is a primary prevention strategy to decrease child maltreatment and Adverse Childhood Experiences. Sign up today to get updates from the SD-ECCS.