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Report: High Stress and Low Pay Are Biggest Concerns for California’s Child Welfare Workforce
SOURCE: California Child Welfare Co-Investment Partnership SUBJECT: Child Welfare Workforce TYPE: Child Welfare YEAR PRODUCED: 2017 A new report takes a closer look at California’s struggle to recruit and maintain an adequate and diverse child welfare workforce.
New Collaboration Amplifies Youth Voice in Addressing Mental Health Issues
In high school, Cecilia Torres struggled with depression “There were days where I really questioned if I was worthy,” she said. As Torres found it difficult to get out of bed some mornings, she also found herself not wanting to talk with anybody about her mental health issues.