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Archive for February 2015

CSDCAC Awarded Spirit of United Way Partner Agency Award

CSDCAC Awarded Spirit of United Way Partner Agency Award

February 26, 2015 Congratulations to The Central South Dakota Child Assessment Center (CSDCAC), a department of Avera St. Mary’s Hospital, for winning the Spirit of United Way Partner Agency Award. From Left: Tarrah De-Hueck, Patient/Family Advocate; Teresa Cass, Child Abuse Medical Provider; Angela Lisburg, Child Assessment Center Coordinator and Jennifer Gray, Forensic Interviewer. Not pictured: Desiray Nelson, Program Assistant and […]

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Stand Up to Child Abuse 5K

Stand Up to Child Abuse 5K

February 23, 2015 The 3rd annual Stand Up to Child Abuse 5K will be held on Saturday, April 25th, starting at the SD Discovery Center in Pierre, SD with a 9 AM race start time.  This event, held during National Child Abuse Prevention month, is to bring awareness of our […]

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SB 70 Strengthens SD Mandatory Reporting Laws

SB 70 Strengthens SD Mandatory Reporting Laws

February 8, 2015 If you ever played the Telephone Game as a child you will remember how a simple phrase can be distorted when passed from one person to another.  In the situation of reporting allegations of child abuse to law enforcement or child protection services, every […]

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Continuing the Work of Jolene’s Law Task Force – SB 71

Continuing the Work of Jolene’s Law Task Force – SB 71

February 8, 2015 The Jolene’s Law Task Force has done an impressive job of gathering data, information and hearing from experts in the field of child sexual abuse.  The fifteen Task Force members had five day long meetings in five months and between meetings met in Working […]

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The Child Advocacy Centers of South Dakota

CACSD is a network of Child Advocacy Centers (CACs) dedicated to helping local communities respond to allegations of child abuse in ways that are effective and efficient – and put the needs of child victims first.

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Reporting abuse or neglect can protect a child and get help for a family – it may even save a child’s life. Learn more about reporting child abuse here.