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FREE CIVIL LEGAL SERVICES AVAILABLE

 
Free Civil Legal Services for Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, Sexual Assault and Stalking Survivors in Eastern South Dakota
An attorney at The Compass Center in Sioux Falls is now accepting referrals for survivors who are needing civil legal assistance as a result of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and/or stalking. These services are FREE and are available in the eastern part of the state to any survivor.  
 
To apply, please contact Jennifer Hynek at jennifer@thecompasscenter.org or call 605-339-0116.
 
 
Free Civil Legal Immigration Services for Domestic Violence, Sexual Violence and/or Stalking Survivors Available Statewide
 The Network is excited to announce that Taneeza Islam is now able to take civil legal immigration cases that are related to domestic violence, sexual violence, and/or stalking.  This service is free for clients, and she is available to take cases from across the state.  This is made available through our Legal Assistance for Victims grant project.

If you have a client who has immigration legal needs due to domestic violence, sexual violence or stalking, please contact Taneeza.  Her email address is taneeza@tislamlawoffice.com. 


 

 
 
 
Links to the archived webinars from Bridging South Dakota's webinar series: 
Improving Practices: Serving Individuals with Disabilities and Deaf Individuals
Recorded 9/20/17
Recording with English Captions and American Sign Language (ASL): https://meet43497448.adobeconnect.com/pwy0aeewhp1q/
 
Auxiliary Aids and Services: What's That? Why Should We Care?
Recorded 8/17/2017
Recording includes American Sign Language (ASL): https://meet43497448.adobeconnect.com/paw0drx4ahfo/
 
Recording with English captions and American Sign Language (ASL): https://youtu.be/mNQmbl5YzKY
 
Responding to Disclosures of Sexual Assault
Recorded 6/14/17 
Recording with English captions and American Sign Language (ASL): https://meet43497448.adobeconnect.com/pujtrtk0o11t/
 
                                                     
 

  
LAW ENFORCEMENT TRAININGS
 
Pierre - Academy 
January 2 & 3, 2018
8:00 am - 5:00 pm 
Both days 
 
Pierre - Reciprocity Training 
January 10, 2018
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm 
 
 Brookings
January 18, 2018
Times TBD
 
North Sioux City
January 19, 2018
8:00 am - Noon 
 
 Mobridge/Walworth County
February 15, 2018
9:00 am - 4:00 pm 
 

OTHER EVENTS
 
 
 TRIBAL FORENSIC HEALTH CARE PROJECT
 
The Tribal Forensic Healthcare Project is offering a number of online trainings and webinars. These courses are FREE to registered nurses, advanced practice nurses, physicians and physician assistants who are caring for American Indian/Alaska native patients in the USA.
 
Registration is now open for the trainings listed below. Register at: www.tribalforensichealthcare.org
 
 Register soon as classes do fill up!
 
Web-Based Courses:
 
Intimate Partner Violence Screening - ongoing, on-demand (2 hour course)
 
Intimate Partner Violence Examiner (web-based)--Next course begins December 5, 2017
Prerequisite: 40 hour Sexual Assault Examiner Course
 
Pediatric Sexual Assault Examiner (web-based)--Next course begins January 9, 2018
 
Adult/Adolescent Sexual Assault Examiner (web-based)--Next course begins April 10, 2018
 
 
Live Adult/Adolescent Sexual Assault Examiner Trainings:
January 22-26, 2018  Albuquerque, NM
 
May 7-11, 2018 Portland, OR
 
Clinical Skills Trainings:
Adult Clinical Skills Training--Next course begins Feb 26, 2018
Prerequisite: 40 hour Sexual Assault Examiner course
 
Pediatric Clinical Skills Training--Dates Vary
Prerequisite: 40 hour Pediatric Sexual Assault Examiner course 
 
 
 
 

 
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