Registration for a 12 month Leadership Training Webinar Series Now Open!

The Network is excited to announce that it will be offering a 12 Month Leadership Training Webinar Series starting in June. Please click here  for more information regarding the topics for each month. The webinar will be offered on the second Monday of each month at 11am CT/10am MT. Registration is required to attend the webinars.

Please register at or scan the QR code on the flyer. Please note that you do need to register for the entire series, however you do not need to attend every webinar. All of the webinars will be recorded, so if you are not able to attend one live, a recording will be sent out to all who registered. When you register, if you are registering more then one person from your agency, you can choose the group registration button, HOWEVER you need to click the “register another person” button rather then the “submit group registration” button until you have registered everyone in your group. Otherwise, they will not appear on the registration list or receive the email confirmations and Zoom access information.

After registering, you should receive a confirmation email as well as an email with the Zoom access information. You may want to check your spam or junk folders for those emails.

If you need accommodations to participate, such as closed captioning or interpretation, please note that on your registration. We cannot guarantee accommodations if registering less then two weeks before a webinar is to be held.

Please contact Kathy at with any questions.

Sexual Assault Policy Paper

Sexual Assault Policy Paper

Background & Purpose: In 1999, the South Dakota Network Against Family Violence and Sexual Assault (The Network) began operation to meet its mission: “Working together to promote victims’ rights for a safer South Dakota.” The Network is a state-level non-profit agency focused on addressing violence through the life course, with an emphasis on domestic violence and sexual assault. This document focuses specifically on The Network’s efforts to address sexual violence across South Dakota.

Report Process: The Network contracted with the Center for Rural Health Improvement (CRHI) in the Department of Family Medicine at the University of South Dakota Sanford School of Medicine (USD) for this report. This report was completed by Bridget Diamond-Welch, Ph.D. Diamond-Welch is an Associate Professor of Family Medicine and Associate Director of CRHI overseeing the team’s research & evaluation portfolio. Diamond[1]Welch has over a decade of experience with research, data management, and analysis. Her research specialization is in interpersonal violence with a focus on sexualized victimization. Diamond-Welch’s efforts were assisted by Network staff and interns. The staff and interns provided overviews of The Network’s program operations.

Member Agency/Partner Upcoming Events–UPDATED May 22, 2023


Human Trafficking Training: Response & Investigations will be held on July 17 – 21st, 2023 from 8 – 5 pm. The location is at the George S. Mickelson Criminal Justice Center, 1302 E Hwy 14, Pierre, SD, 57501.

Please click here for more information on this exciting, free training opportunity for law enforcement and all partners in South Dakota.



Calendar of Webinars and Trainings Hosted by NNEDV and other national TA Providers


Crossroads of Parenting & Divorce Information