Who Should Attend: The individuals attending this course should be law enforcement and/or DSS caseworkers or investigators who will have direct duties and responsibilities surrounding the EPC process.
Overview: Emergency Protective Custody for 1st Responders will provide students with an overview of the law in South Carolina allowing an EPC; the legal standard for seeking EPC based on imminent danger; best practices in coordination between law enforcement and DSS once an EPC is initiated and the system in place to provide for the child once he or she has been removed from the residence.
Dates: Upon request.
Times: Training is a half day and can be scheduled for morning or afternoon.
Location: The Children's Law Center will provide training at your preferred location for your convenience. Please call our office at (803) 777-1646 for more information.
Continuing Education Hours: 2.5