Carrie Sanderson

News: Sep 21 - 27

Sep 27, 2019

South Dakota does not publicly fund preschool education, but there are efforts to ensure excellence in early learning throughout the state; we talked with the Preschool Levels of Excellence team to learn more.

In 2014 Jolene's Law Task Force was convened to study the impact of child sexual abuse in South Dakota. This week we had a conversation with the task force about protecting our children and building communities that help prevent child abuse and build resilience. 

Josh Haiar

In The Moment ... September 24, 2019 Show 665 Hour 2

    Report child abuse or neglect.

Call 1-877-244-0864

DSS Intake Specialists will be available from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.

If reporting before 8 a.m., after 5 p.m., on the weekends or during a holiday, please contact local law enforcement.
Always call 911 if a child is in immediate danger!

Chris Laughery

In The Moment ... April 23, 2019 Show 560 Hour 1

More than 4,000 children experience sexual abuse each year. The Center for the Prevention of Childhood Maltreatment aims to eliminate that. Whether it's training mandatory reporters or helping victims and their families work through the criminal justice system, the CPCM is dedicated to stopping the cycle of child abuse. Carrie Sanderson is the director of the center and Jolene Loetscher is on the advisory board for CPCM.

In The Moment ... October 2, 2017 Show 189 Hour 1