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Unarmed Kids On the Front Lines: Why Child Welfare Casework Struggles

Unarmed Kids On the Front Lines: Why Child Welfare Casework Struggles

I trained caseworkers today. Believe it or not, they all showed up on time, they all cared about their jobs, and they all worked hard. They were smart and energetic. That may not fit the image we often have, but that was the reality in my classroom today. Caseworkers are vilified and ridiculed by our field on a regular basis. If you want to see eyes roll, ask almost any attorney or judge about the performance of social workers in

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