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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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Latest SCPSAC News & Updates

SCPSAC a partner and presenter at Clemson UNICEF’s END Violence Against Children week! Events on 10/4 & 10/5

Members, non-members, open to all! Please share with other on and near Clemson’s campus.

Wed 10/4: Opportunities in Different Professions to to Recognize and Address Child Maltreatment

  • McKissick Theater on Clemson Campus, 6-7 pm

Thurs 10/5: The Impact of Childhood Trauma on Health and Wellbeing from Childhood to Adulthood

  • Hendrix Ballroom B on Clemson Campus, 5-6 pm

SCPSAC Roundtable in the Midlands-Save the Date! December 11th, 3:00-4:30 pm

SCPSAC members and non-members who are involved in disciplines focused on child wellbeing or in first-responder/frontline agencies are invited to join us for this upcoming event.

At the Roundtable, short updates will be provided on pertinent child safety/wellbeing topics, local organizations will discuss their resources and opportunities. Then, attendees will be free to connect individually with organizations and discuss issues & needs. We will share light afternoon refreshments!

Stay tuned for a link to register for this event-Link will post here later in October (and will be emailed directly to SCPSAC members and previous attendees).

This Roundtable will be held at the Irmo Fire District HQ Station, 6017 St. Andrews Rd.


Future Roundtables are in the planning stages for Aiken, Upstate, Lowcountry, and Conway/MB. Updates will post as dates and locations are set!

Job Opportunities at Pendleton Place, a Greenville non-profit serving children and families

Pendleton Place offers programs that protect, equip, and heal vulnerable children, young adults, and families. We strengthen children while rebuilding families because it’s our goal for each child to have a stable home environment and a bright future.

Employment Opportunities include full-time and part-time positions including Assessment Center Director and Residential Center Director: https://pendletonplace.org/who-we-are/join-our-team/

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.

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