Network Hosting Discussion Calls via Zoom Regarding Upcoming Legislative Changes

The Network is hosting weekly discussion calls via Zoom during the month of June on legislative changes that go into effect July 1st. If interested in participating, please contact Kathy at kathy@sdnafvsa.com

June 1st 
11amCT/10amMT Discussion of House Bill 1244: Authorize Forensic Medical Examinations for Certain Persons (specifically for individuals with disabilities)

June 8th
11amCT/10amMT Discussion

  • House Bill 1074: revise certain provisions regarding the required time that sexual assault kits be preserved
  • House Bill 1103: authorize the forensic medical examination of certain minor victims without parental or guardian consent.

June 15th
11amCT/10amMT Discussion of Marsy’s Law SD/Victims’ rights with a panel of national experts

June 22nd
11amCT/10amMT Discussion of House Bill 1047: An Act to revise certain provisions regarding human trafficking

June 29th
11amCT/10amMT Discussion of Senate Bill 44: An Act to authorize the use of crime victims’ compensation funds to reimburse law enforcement for certain emergency expenses incurred for victims.

 

**Please note that other relevant legislation that will be effective July 1st will be addressed as time allows during each discussion.

Resources on the Response to COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

GENERAL RESOURCES

NNEDV Resource Page on COVID-19

COVID-19 News and Updates–NOVA

COVID19 Emerging Response Resources

INFORMATION ON COVID-19 FOR SURVIVORS, COMMUNITIES, AND DV/SA PROGRAMS

Emergency Services per County for South Dakota

Resources and FAQs for OVW Grantees

SASP Administrator Considerations during COVID19

Office for Victims of Crime Resource Guide on COVID-19

Protecting Survivor Privacy While Working From Home

 

RESOURCES FOR SHELTERS

COVID-19: Coalition Guidance for Programs

Preventing & Managing the Spread of COVID-19 Within Domestic Violence Programs

COVID 19 Recommendations for Shelters April 2020

 

RESOURCES FOR TRIBAL PROGRAMS

COVID-19 Guidance for Tribal Programs from NIWRC

Resources in Response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19)–National Indigenous Women’s Resource Center

Resources for Indian Country: Coronavirus (COVID-19)–National Congress of American Indians

 

RESOURCES FOR SANES (SEXUAL ASSAULT NURSE EXAMINERS)

IAFN (International Association of Forensic Nurses) COVID Guidance

 

RESOURCES FOR SURVIVORS AND FAMILY OR FRIENDS OF SURVIVORS

Seeking Help Online: National Resources & Considerations for Safety and Privacy During a Public Health Crisis

National Sexual Assault Resource Center On-Line Resources for Survivors

Ad from Tennessee regarding COVID-19

Tips for helping a friend experiencing domestic abuse during COVID-19

HIAS Know Your Rights during COVID-19

CARES Act Relief Payment Info

VAWA Housing Protections for Survivors During COVID-19

 

RESOURCES FOR WORKING WITH CHILDREN

COVID-19 Kids Resources–Center for the Prevention of Child Maltreatment

Helping Children Cope with Stress During COVID-19

Online Safety for Children During COVID-19 Crisis

 

RESOURCES IN MULTIPLE LANGUAGES

Printable Resources in Multiple Languages

South Dakota Voices for Peace Multi-Language Resources on COVID-19

Info about COVID-19 in Lakota

HIAS Know Your Rights during COVID-19_Swahili

HIAS Know Your Rights during COVID-19_Spanish

HIAS Know Your Rights during COVID-19_Russian

HIAS Know Your Rights during COVID-19_French

HIAS Know Your Rights during COVID-19_Farsi

HIAS Know Your Rights during COVID-19_Arabic

 

RESOURCES REGARDING USING TECHNOLOGY IN COMMUNICATING WITH SURVIVORS

Best Practices When Using Mobile Devices for Advocacy

Using Technology to Communicate with Survivors During a Public Health Crisis

Free Web Chat Online Platform

Power Point For Advocates Using Technology during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Zoom Security Measures

 

RESOURCES FOR VISITATION CENTERS

COVID-19: Resources & Support for Supervised Visitation and Safe Exchange Programs

Sample Virtual Visitation Policy from River City

Supervised Visitations and Safe Exchanges during COVID-19

 

RESOURCES FOR EMPLOYERS/AGENCIES

SBA Loan Program in SD regarding COVID-19

SD Department of Health Resources for All Businesses and Employers:

Recommended resources from NNEDV to help understand employers understand the Family First Coronavirus Response Act:

  • This resource is helpful in summarizing the Family First Act:

https://www.mintz.com/insights-center/viewpoints/2226/2020-03-19-covid-19-update-families-first-coronavirus-response-act