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TexProtects in the News: Texas CPS should cut caseloads in half for workers who help foster kids, advisers tell judge

Dallas Morning News:

AUSTIN — Texas should cut in half the caseloads of Child Protective Services workers who monitor Texas children removed from their birth families, two appointed advisers in a class-action lawsuit urged Friday.

CPS "conservatorship" caseworkers nurture and advocate for children who have been removed because of abuse or neglect, and such workers should have no more than 14 cases each, said court-appointed special masters Kevin Ryan and Francis McGovern. Currently, though, they average about 30 cases each. And that's a lowball estimate, some child advocates say.

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Posted on November 4, 2016.
 

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