Baker is latest governor to battle child welfare woes

Baker is latest governor to battle child welfare woes

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“I’ve always felt that one of the toughest jobs in state government is the role of DCF, social workers, management, and staff,” said Michael D. Weekes, president and chief executive of the Massachusetts Council of Human Service Providers, and a deputy commissioner of the child welfare agency during the Weld administration. “Very difficult decisions that have to be made on a daily basis that affect thousands of lives, and it’s challenging.”

“I’m not aware if there is a perfect system that’s out there,” he added.

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