Child Advocacy Updates

Hygienists added as mandatory reporters

CPCM Director Carrie Sanderson, CPCM Intern Delaney Jayne, (Master of Social Work student), Kelsey Phelps (senior Dental Hygiene student), Tasha Wendel (South Dakota Dental Hygienist Association President Elect), Carissa Regnerus (SDDHA President), Mallory Hatzell (senior Dental Hygiene student) and Paige Hurlburt (senior Dental Hygiene student) supported the passage of House Bill 1132 while it was…

Join us to learn about Resilient Communities!

CPCM and South Dakota Resilient Communities will host a Lunch and Learn event via zoom on April 28 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on April 28. This free webinar highlights the South Dakota Resilient Communities framework and work completed by the first resilient community, Brookings County. The Resilient Communities framework was created to better…

Brookings receives first SD Resilient Communities designation

Brookings County awarded Resilient Community designation   BROOKINGS, SD – The community of Brookings County became the first Resilient Community in South Dakota April 14. Representatives from two state universities, local city and county government, law enforcement, child protection services and child advocates gathered in the City Council chambers at 10:30 a.m., to celebrate the…

Brookings County to become first South Dakota Resilient Community

Contact [email protected] for more information BROOKINGS, SD – A nearly two-year process culminates April 14 at 10:30 a.m. when the community of Brookings County becomes the first Resilient Community in the state. The ceremony will take place in the City Council Chambers in the Brookings City and County Government Center at 520 3rd St., Room…

Legislative Update: Lawmakers finish business, await veto day

Lawmakers finished the main run of business for 2021 and left Pierre for a couple of weeks. They return on March 29 for consideration of vetoes by Gov. Kristi Noem. CPCM-Legislative-Update_3.15.21

Legislative Update: Crossover Day results

Lawmakers covered the clock and worked late into the night on Feb. 25 to deal with bills still in their house of origin – House of Representatives bills had to move out of the House, while Senate bills had to move from the Senate. Any not dealt with died. Covering the clock is a traditional…