Light at the End of the Tunnel

It's been a few months of blog silence but it's time to regroup and speak to you all again. Thank you for your patience with my silence, the holidays/work/family took precedence for a while. The caseloads for the child welfare caseworkers in my agency have been overwhelming the past few months. While we've remained steady... Continue Reading →

Small town Ohio fights back against big pharma….files a lawsuit at the state level

In 2012, healthcare professionals wrote 259 million prescriptions for opioids. Enough to medicate every adult in the united states, around the clock for a month. The United States accounts for 4.9% of the world's population. Yet, we consume 80% of the world's opiates and 99 % of the world's hydrocodone. It's time to fight back. And... Continue Reading →

Don’t mistakenly book a caseworker into jail

My last post was difficult to write, and I'm sure difficult for many to read. But we have to remember that social work and child welfare is not always sad and depressing. At least not where I work, and with my partner! I'm a huge advocate of child welfare caseworkers working in pairs, especially at... Continue Reading →

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