Los Angeles Department of Children & Family Services
Social Worker, and Part-Time Hacker, Builds Apps for Child Welfare
Social worker Ruby Guillen’s shift at the Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS), the largest child welfare agency in the U.S., starts at 4 p.m. and ends at 2:30 a.m.—except when serious incidents occur and keep her on the job even longer.
California Bill Highlights Parents’ Right To Record CPS Workers’ Investigations
The use of body cameras to record police interaction with the public has been a hot topic since the death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo. last summer. In California, the same discussion is afoot regarding child welfare workers’ investigations.