It is unrealistic for anyone in child welfare to remain constantly up to date on every case, especially when so much of the information is hiding in the dark. Yet, everyone expects the child welfare social worker to do just that.
Think about it: the average case file contains over a thousand documents, or approximately four to five thousand pages of information—and it's being added to every day by countless entities. On top of that, workers are managing an average 24-31 cases each.
How can a worker be expected to find the right information as quickly as necessary when they have to sift through so much information to find it?Read More