Social Workers say children are being harmed by the shortcomings of their profession

Information Morning - NS

The Canadian Association of Social Workers say the child welfare system is in crisis right across the country. In a report published today, the Association goes into detail, talking about social workers with unmanageable work loads, who face violence in their jobs, and are leaving the field in large numbers, because of stress. Alec Stratford is executive director of the Nova Scotia College of Social Workers. Debbie Reimer is executive director of Kids Action Program in Kentville. She also sits on the board of the Canadian Association of Social Workers.

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