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SCPSAC is a private, non-profit, interdisciplinary society for professionals working in the field of child abuse and neglect.

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View training and advocacy opportunities and events for interdisciplinary professionals around the state, as well as community involvement events.

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Includes abstract and funding calls, legal and policy updates, online and in-person training connections, and community resources to help you assist children & families.

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Latest SCPSAC News & Updates

APSAC amicus brief cited by the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals as they upheld the Federal District Court’s stay of the implementation of the immigration ban

Read the brief, using an amicus brief produced by APSAC addressing the potential harms of the immigration ban to children and families as part of the court’s supporting evidence:


New Abstract Calls (incl. 2017 Charleston Child Trauma Conference) and Events Added to Resource Pages and Calendar

2 new Abstract Calls have been added to our resources pages! Go to  Abstract Calls Links to see calls for NC chapter of IAFN (Forensic Nursing) Conference (due early Jan. 2017 for August 2017 conference) and the Charleston Child Trauma Conference (due Feb. 2017 for October 2017 conference). Opportunities for professionals from all disciplines and for a variety of types of presentations.

Events are already being added for 2017 to our events calendar–check it out!

Keep our events and resources pages in mind when looking for opportunities….and send us information about your training or community awareness event or abstract calls (email scpsacpresident@gmail.com with your event information).

Mandated Reporting Image—Please use for social media awareness!

Use this image from the SC Children’s Justice Act Task Force to help promote public awareness of mandated reporting responsibilities. Suggested hashtags: #stopchildabuse  #speakupforachild #protectchildren

APSAC Call for Abstracts for Summer 2017 meeting—due 11/15!

APSAC has a call for research and practice-based abstracts to present at their June 2017 Advanced Training Summit! See Presentation/Abstract Calls under the Resources Page for more information and link to apsac.org.

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