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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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2016 Statistics on Child Advocacy Centers of South Dakota

Total number of children served at the CAC: 807

 

280   526


Age of children at first contact with center:

0-6 years – 355

7-12 years – 339

13-18 years – 113

Total number of alleged offenders: 634


Relationship of alleged offender to child:

Parent – 235

Stepparent – 34

Other Relative – 151

Parent’s boyfriend/girlfriend – 60

Other known person – 167

Unknown – 11


Age of alleged offenders:

Under 13 – 52

Age 13 to 17 – 61

Age 18+ – 387

Alleged Offender Age Undisclosed – 147


Types of Abuse Reported

Sexual Abuse – 540

Physical Abuse – 235

Neglect – 115

Witness to Violence – 96

Drug Endangerment – 40

Other – 14


Race or Ethnicity of Total Children Seen at CAC:

White – 455

Black/African American – 48

Hispanic/Latino – 42

American Indian/Alaskan Native – 243

Asian/Pacific Islander – 11

Other – 3

Undisclosed – 7


Number of the children receiving services:

Medical Exam/Treatment – 653

Counseling Therapy – 16

Referral to Counseling Therapy – 435

Onsite Forensic Interviewing – 651

Offsite Forensic Interviewing – 12

 


Other Services Provided By CAC:

  Children   Adults
Case Management/Coordination   305   0
Prevention   305   628
Other Categories   181   1,053

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.