Trauma-Informed Community News

Sex Ed videos available from Bridging South Dakota

Bridging SD would like to share a resource created by the National Council on Independent Living. This is a video series called “Sex Education for Individuals with I/DD”. You can find the videos by following the link below and clicking on “watch the videos”. The videos are short, very informative, and include a variety of…

Effects of Foster Care Detailed on Information Gateway

The Administration for Children and Families has released a new toolkit child welfare professionals can use to understand the effects and extent of substance abuse in the foster care system. The toolkit is available as a link in the resources page of the CPCM website under the Child Welfare Information Gateway heading. Preventing, Identifying, and…

Collaborations creates educational opportunities

CPCM and USD partner to provide trauma-informed education opportunities The Center for the Prevention of Child Maltreatment and the University of South Dakota created two collaborative programs on Child and Adult Advocacy Studies (CAASt). The inaugural cohort of the CAASt graduate certificate begins in January 2021. Enrollment reached 13 students by the original application deadline…

CPCM releases media guide for non profits

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New position open at Network Family Violence and Sexual Assault

The South Dakota Network Against Family Violence and Sexual Assault has an opening for a full-time Sexual Violence Project Specialist. The position is open until filled and will be located in the Rapid City office.  That office will open in January 2021.  Please send inquiries with cover letter and resume to [email protected]  The full job…

SANE Learning Collaborative Training

When: Tuesday, January 5th: 3 to 5 pm Where: Virtual – Zoom Technology What: Strangulation Considerations for SD SANEs Sign up here: https://sdcpcm.com/sane-quarterly-training-registration/ This training is for medical professionals interested in learning more about their role in assessing non-fatal strangulation Dr. Kenneth S. Snell is a forensic pathologist and works for Sanford Health Pathology Clinic.…