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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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Training & Advocacy Events

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

Events in the coming weeks across the state–Check out the calendar!

There are numerous SC events coming up—trainings and other opportunities across the state (and beyond) covering topics relevant to many professionals’ focus areas from diversity and inclusion to trainings to improve handling of issues such as substance abuse, opioid prevalence to advanced training for counseling supervisors. Also, some of the major statewide and regional conferences focused on child maltreatment are coming up in October and November.

Check out the Events tab for a full calendar and links to each event’s registration.

Members-your vote is needed! Voting in SCPSAC board elections open through 8/14 5 pm

All APSAC/SCPSAC and SCPSAC State-only members are asked to vote in the SCPSAC state board elections. An email was sent to membership 8/5 via SCPSACPresident@gmail.com with the link for the members-only voting survey.

It is important that members vote—a quorum is needed to conduct a successful election.

If you are a current member-either APSAC/SCPSAC or State-only-and did not receive this email, please check your junk/spam, then email SCPSACPresident@gmail.com ASAP. If you renewed or joined since May, please include a copy of your receipt from APSAC in the email.

Thank you!

Share this Image from the SC Children’s Justice Act Task Force to advocate for Mandated Reporter Action

On behalf of the SC Children’s Justice Act Task Force, this image is available to distribute through social media as part of a public awareness campaign on mandated reporting.

This is the fourth and final in a series of memes/photos that is designed to notify mandated reporters of their legal obligation as well as the general public of their moral obligation to report child abuse.

Please help us spread this image by sharing on facebook, Instagram, twitter, etc. or emailing to other organizations that may do so.

This image may also be reproduced or printed and used for posting, powerpoints, websites, etc. Suggested social media hashtags to use are #stopchildabuse  #speakupforachild #protectchildren

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Interest in being part of the SCPSAC Board? Email Kate Chappell by 7/14

The SCPSAC Board is seeking new state board members for the upcoming 2017-2020 cycle. To have an array of expertise, perspective, and connections on the board, we seek diversity across disciplines, organizations, experience level, etc. If you are motivated to contribute further to the multi-disciplinary mission of promoting children’s wellbeing in SC and reducing maltreatment and other harms, that is the Primary Qualification! State board members are expected to participate in 4 meetings annually (in person or online) to help set priorities for the organization and then provide support and input to accomplish tasks related to our priorities …

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