From Frankfort

Preventing child abuse: Social workers will get special attention during 2018 budget session, Senate Health and Welfare chair says

05/17/2017 04:08 PM

Child abuse is a growing problem in the commonwealth; the General Assembly passed laws aimed at combating the uptick in reported abuse cases during the 2017 session, but Senate Health and Welfare chair Julie Raque Adams says there will be more work during the budget writing session next year. The number of reported cases of abuse in Kentucky is staggering. More than 8,000 kids are in the care of the state Cabinet for Health and Family Services. The number of... Read more 


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