The Center for the Prevention of Child Maltreatment and the South Dakota Unified Judicial System are hosting monthly Court Improvement Program (CIP) trainings for attorneys, judges, and other multidisciplinary professionals working with families involved in abuse and neglect cases.

The goal of these trainings is to provide relevant and up-to-date information on the South Dakota child welfare system, while offering unique approaches and standards for best practices when working with children throughout the court process.

By learning more you can help keep children safe.

September 22 Lunch and Learn Session – 12 to 1 pm Central Time

Family Considerations During Abuse and Neglect Cases

Presenter Bio: 

Tifanie Petro serves as the Director of Advocacy and Prevention, overseeing the Children’s Home Child Advocacy Center and multiple statewide awareness and education campaigns.  Petro received her BS degree in Psychology from Black Hills State University, her MS in Public Health from Capella University, Minnesota and her MS in Human Services from Capella University, Minnesota.

Petro believes that by empowering children we can create resilient families and communities.  In support of this belief she has spent her career in this field supporting individuals and families in recognizing their distinct strengths.

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