Leading the charge to eliminate child sexual abuse and maltreatment in South Dakota.
More than 4,000 South Dakotan children from all socio-economic and race groups experience sexual abuse every year.
The Center for the Prevention of Child Maltreatment focuses on delivering education, outreach and research geared toward eliminating child sexual abuse and maltreatment in South Dakota. Whether we're training mandatory reporters, helping victims and their families navigate the criminal justice system or providing data analysis assistance to state agencies, we're committed to stopping the cycle of child abuse.
VERMILLION, S.D. – Carrie Sanderson '07 B.A., '10 MPA, '10 J.D., the director of the Center for the Prevention of Child Maltreatment at the University of South Dakota, discussed the state of child maltreatment in South Dakota and how the pandemic has influenced children on t...
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Our six organizational goals are founded on results from the Jolene's Law Task Force.