As I write this post, I cannot help but feel very disheartened. I have been a Child Protective Service Worker in my county for over five years. Recently, my county commissioners have funded capital improvements, paid off the mortgage to our building twenty years early, purchased new chairs and carpet, and replaced our phone system. The same commissioners refuse to invest equitable resources in the very people who protect and serve the children of our community. We are experiencing high turnover, defeated morale, and a general distrust between Caseworkers and Management. Simultaneously we have greatly expanded our responsibilities with minimal … Continue reading Children Worth Fighting For?