Child Advocacy Updates

Multidisciplinary team professionals meet to discuss enhancements to Child and Adult Advocacy certificate

For Immediate Release – November 10, 2021   SIOUX FALLS – The Center for the Prevention of Child Maltreatment hosted multidisciplinary focus groups Oct. 27-29, 2021, that will help enhance the Child and Adult Advocacy Studies (CAASt) graduate certificate curriculum at the University of South Dakota.   The focus groups were made possible through funding…

Annual Community Response to Child Abuse Conference

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Pre-conference session details many facets of sexual abuse, assault

Scholarships, medical session available at 21st Annual Child Abuse Conference SIOUX FALLS, SD – The 21st Annual Community Response to Child Abuse Conference added an in-person pre-conference event that features sessions geared toward medical practitioners and offers scholarships for those professionals to attend. This includes individuals who may treat victims of child sexual abuse and…

Pre-conference focuses on abuse, neglect investigation

Center for the Prevention of Child Maltreatment Media Contact: Susan Smith, [email protected] 605-357-1392   For Immediate Release – September 16, 2021   Scholarships, multidisciplinary training available at 21st Annual Child Abuse Conference   SIOUX FALLS, SD – The 21st Annual Community Response to Child Abuse Conference added an in-person pre-conference event that features sessions geared…

Federal Grant will Help CPCM Develop Prevention Plans, Reduce Risk Factors

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – South Dakota has received a $1.3 million grant to help map referral systems and overcome barriers to service access experienced by the parents of young children due to South Dakota’s rural nature, large land mass and diversity of service delivery models.   The Center for the Prevention of Child Maltreatment (CPCM) is…

CRCA Conference scholarships available for educators, service providers

Center for the Prevention of Child Maltreatment Media Contact: Susan Smith, [email protected] 605-357-1392 For Immediate Release  SIOUX FALLS, SD – Educators and service providers can attend the 21st Annual Community Response to Child Abuse Conference for free thanks to scholarships from the South Dakota Department of Education and the Sioux Falls Area Community Foundation. The…