Mudcat Café message #3075744 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #134829   Message #3075744
Posted By: Bobert
16-Jan-11 - 12:51 PM
Thread Name: BS: AZ Congresswoman Giffords shot
Subject: RE: BS: AZ Congresswoman Giffords shot
Well, Ol'ster, in theory the idea of child and adult protective services is great... Reality??? Much different... Especially among the poorest among us... Believe me, it ain't that easy to get social services all worked up about abuse unless you have an air-tight case to present them...

When I was a social worker I saw too much really bad stuff... Kids you know were being abused... Child protective services people would ask, "Did you witness the abuse???" If not, then go peddle yer papers...

I mean, we all think that these agencies do more than they actually do when the time comes where you need them...