Center for the Prevention of Child Maltreatment Advisory Board Receives Updates on Progress and New Website
The newly created Center for the Prevention of Child Maltreatment (CPCM) at the University of South Dakota held its quarterly advisory board meeting in Chamberlain, South Dakota last week. The agenda included a variety of topics, most notably the progress of the organizational groundwork for the center and updates on the current objectives.
A policy brief issued in July by the Campaign for Trauma-Informed Policy and Practice (CTIPP) forcefully develops the case for trauma-informed approaches to address the opioid crisis—to prevent and treat addiction—based on strong evidence that adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) are at the root of the crisis.
You can find more information about ACEs on our website: www.sdcpcm.com.
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP)
A Texas doctor believes a modeling system that’s successfully identified neighborhoods, streets and even specific businesses where shootings and other crimes are likely to occur can help stop child abuse and neglect before it happens.