2020 CPCM Annual Report

“On behalf of the Center for the Prevention of Child Maltreatment (CPCM) Advisory Board, I welcome you to the 2020 Annual Report of progress toward the mission of stopping child maltreatment in South Dakota and fostering resilient, healthy families. CPCM has now been operational for four years, and significant statewide changes are taking place to save our children. This report encapsulates the fine work being done by so many vested partners to bringing child maltreatment out of the shadows to truly heal our communities.” Sen. Deb Soholt

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Teen Violence Awareness & Prevention Month

Please join us in promoting February as National Teen Violence Awareness and Prevention Month. The Network Against Family Violence and Sexual Assault has released a series of training resources available in February. From the Network: Kindness, emotional support, equality… dating should be fun, but for many teens relationships include threats, jealousy, and controlling behavior. Children…

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Legislative Update Jan. 18-22, 2021

The latest CPCM legislative update is ready for review. The second week of the legislative session saw few bills moving through the committee process. The CPCM Advisory Board met on Jan. 21 to approve a legislative policy and discussed legislation the Center would support or oppose during this year’s session. CPCM-Legislative-Update_1.25.21

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