Realities (from Vermont)

On Friday a worker for the Department of Children and Families in Vermont was fatally shot. The shooter appears to be a mother who was angry about losing custody of her child. The social worker left behind her own two daughters and husband.

It is a tragedy, happening in a parking lot near the state courthouse. It is also a reality social workers and other family workers face everyday. They often have no idea what they are stepping into when they go to a home to check on a child.

…Just keeping in mind that social workers have a hard job; but a job that is needed and changes many people’s lives for the better.

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2 thoughts on “Realities (from Vermont)

  1. Yeah, no kidding social workers have a tough job! It’s gut-wrenching even on a good day. And I’ve never seen one in it for the money. God bless this family who just lost their loved one and social workers everywhere.

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