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CAC Services and Statistics

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Overview of Center Services

 

 Forensic Interviews 

 Medical Evaluation/Treatment 

 Counseling and/or Referrals to Skilled Professionals 

 Case Review and Case Tracking 

 Prevention and Community Education 

 Advocacy Services 

 

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2017 Statistics on Child Advocacy Centers of South Dakota

Total number of children served at the CAC: 1,751

 

628   1,123


Age of children at first contact with center:

0-6 years – 734

7-12 years – 691

13-18 years – 326

Total number of alleged offenders: 1,329


Relationship of alleged offender to child:

Parent – 421

Stepparent – 68

Other Relative – 306

Parent’s boyfriend/girlfriend – 119

Other known person – 338

Unknown – 148


Age of alleged offenders:

Under 13 – 100

Age 13 to 17 – 128

Age 18+ – 753

Alleged Offender Age Undisclosed – 352


Types of Abuse Reported

Sexual Abuse – 1,229

Physical Abuse – 424

Neglect – 269

Witness to Violence – 186

Drug Endangerment – 97

Other – 8


Race or Ethnicity of Total Children Seen at CAC:

White – 918

Black/African American – 64

Hispanic/Latino – 87

American Indian/Alaskan Native – 616

Asian/Pacific Islander – 15

Other – 51

Undisclosed – 0


Number of the children receiving services:

Medical Exam/Treatment – 1,490

Counseling Therapy – 0

Referral to Counseling Therapy – 949

Onsite Forensic Interviewing – 1,443

Offsite Forensic Interviewing – 37

 


Other Services Provided By CAC:

  Children   Adults
Case Management/Coordination   1,440   400
Prevention   1,440   5,382
Other Categories   638   6,000

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.