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Archive for March 2015

Congratulations to the recipients of NASW South Dakota Chapter 2015 ANNUAL AWARDS

Congratulations to the recipients of NASW South Dakota Chapter 2015 ANNUAL AWARDS

March 27, 2015 Each year NASW-South Dakota Chapter honors social workers and friends of social work for their outstanding work, achievements, and promotion of social work values.  The 2015 awards were presented at the annual conference:   Social Worker of the Year – Megan McPherson This award […]

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Your Voices Were Heard!

Your Voices Were Heard!

March 10, 2015 On Wednesday, March 4, 2015, the South Dakota House State Affairs committee pulled the plug on Jolene’s Law Task Force. The public response was one of outrage and angry citizens started contacting their legislators asking for their support allowing Jolene’s Law Task Force to continue. Jolene […]

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Jolene’s Law Task Force Update

Jolene’s Law Task Force Update

March 9, 2015 On Monday the SD House of Representatives voted unanimously to pass an improvement to the South Dakota Child Abuse Mandatory Reporting Statute. Senate Bill 70 changes current law that allows personnel of hospitals and schools to report suspected child abuse to their supervisor. The […]

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Spotting the signs of sexual abuse: Women work to educate parents

Spotting the signs of sexual abuse: Women work to educate parents

As seen in the Rapid City Journal on March 7, 2015. March 7, 2015  Even the most educated and vigilant parents can find themselves lost, scared and misinformed when it comes to dealing with sexual abuse and their child. That uncertainty is why the Child Advocacy Center […]

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URGENT UPDATE!

URGENT UPDATE!

On Wednesday, March 4, 2015, SB 71 was deferred to the 41st legislative day which means that the Jolene’s Law Task Force was dissolved and can no longer continue to study the impact of sexual abuse of children in South Dakota and to discuss recommendations to increase […]

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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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