Court Improvement Program Training Series

By learning more, you can help keep children safe.

Court Improvement Program Training Series

By learning more, you can help keep children safe.

In partnership with the South Dakota Unified Judicial System, CPCM hosts monthly online training sessions for attorneys, judges, and other multidisciplinary professionals working with families involved in child abuse and neglect cases. The sessions 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. The sessions are held on the final Wednesday of the month from 12:00pm CST to 1:00pm CST on Zoom.

By learning more you can help keep children safe.

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Next Session

February 28, 2024, 12:00pm CDT

Family Violence

This presentation will define domestic abuse while providing an overview of coercive control and other tactics of power and control utilized by the person causing harm to the family. Other topics discussed will be understanding the victim, how children are impacted, treatment for the abusive parties, and lethality/risk in domestic abuse situations.

Presented by: Krista Hereen-Graber, SD Network Against Family Violence and Sexual Assault

Krista Heeren-Graber, MS has served as Executive Director at South Dakota Network against Family Violence and Sexual Assault since 1999. Krista earned her M.S. from South Dakota State University in Counseling and Human Resource Development. In addition to serving as Executive Director, Ms. Heeren-Graber also holds a position as an Adjunct Instructor at the University of Sioux Falls.

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