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Center for the Prevention of Child Maltreatment Strengthens Organizational Structure

The University of South Dakota’s Center for the Prevention of Child Maltreatment (CPCM) met in Chamberlain on Tuesday, August 15 to discuss updates on the objectives of the 10-year work plan. The advisory board includes representatives from SD Kids Count, DCI, FBI, Children’s Home, Child’s Voice, Central […]

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Legislative Correspondent for Thune’s DC office visits Child’s Voice

Angela Merkle, a Legislative Correspondent for Senator John Thune based out of Washington D.C., visited Child’s Voice on Friday, August 18. This site visit came from an invitation that was extended to Merkle in early June as CACSD visited Senators Thune and Rounds and Representative Noem during […]

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Representative of Senator Mike Rounds’ office visits Child’s Voice

On Tuesday, June 27, Child’s Voice had the opportunity to host Tyler Tordsen, a representative of Senator Mike Rounds’ staff in Sioux Falls. The Director of Child’s Voice, Stacy Weller, was happy to lead the tour, saying, “I love when we are able to share the great […]

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Funding secured for Watertown MDT Pilot Project

In late June, the Chapter heard word from the South Dakota Department of Social Services that it had successfully received funding to support the Watertown MDT Pilot Project. The grant awards the Chapter dollars for the development of the regional MDT model, a broad approach that uses […]

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CACSD Members Attend and Present at NCA Leadership Conference

By Nick Bratvold, CACSD Chapter Coordinator Between June 4-7, Tanya Fritz (Rapid City CAC), Tifanie Petro (Rapid City CAC), Teresa Cass (Pierre CAC) and I spent time in Washington, D.C. for NCA Leadership. Throughout our trip, we had the opportunity to learn and discuss a variety of […]

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Thank you Casey Murschel

With appreciation and gratitude, CACSD and I extend our most sincere thanks to Casey Murschel for her work as CACSD Chapter Coordinator over the last five years and really a lifetime of service to the State of South Dakota’s children. Serving previously as a State Legislator and […]

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Nick Bratvold Joins Child Advocacy Centers of South Dakota as Chapter Coordinator

After a statewide search, we are pleased to welcome Nick Bratvold to the Child Advocacy Centers of South Dakota (CACSD) as Chapter Coordinator. Born in Silver Spring, Maryland, Nick has lived the majority of his life in South Dakota. He is a graduate of the University of […]

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Henry’s Run Raises Over $1,600

Sanford Health Foundation recently highlighted this year’s Henry Run as part of their Thank You Thursday social media campaign. The annual event, held on April 30, raised more than $1,600 and helped to create awareness for child abuse prevention right here in our community through Child’s Voice. Child’s Voice is […]

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Annual Stand Up to Child Abuse 5K a Success

Avera St. Mary’s Central South Dakota Child Assessment Center hosted its 5th Annual Stand Up to Child Abuse 5K on April 29th.  About 100 participants took part in the child abuse awareness event.  Angela Lisburg, Child Assessment Center Coordinator, stated, “It was a great day to highlight […]

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Henry’s Run

Henry’s Run is a 5K run/walk to raise awareness for child abuse prevention. All proceeds benefited the Child Advocacy Centers of South Dakota and Child’s Voice, to help provide child abuse prevention materials such as “The Period of Purple Crying” to new parents. This is a DVD […]

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