January 19, 2012 - 9:54pm
Don't cry...
Kentucky’s state social workers are certainly poorly trained and poorly motivated, but they are hardly overworked. Hiding for years under what Judge Shepherd called “efforts to blanket the operation of the child welfare system under a veil of secrecy,” the bureaucratic bunglers at CHFS have been successful in keeping their incompetence from public view.
Yesterday in Frankfort, Patricia Pregliasco, a Kentucky state social worker from Jefferson County, told a legislative committee that her fellow social service employees “are collapsing under the crushing caseloads.”   “Workers are crying, they’re breaking down,...