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Preventing Early Departures Among the Child Welfare Workforce.pdf

Early caseworker departures can have far-reaching consequences for agencies, leaving families feeling uncertain and wasting hiring and training resources. This study looked at workers who departed within six months of hire and those who continued with their employment. Significant factors for early departures included worker characteristics and organizational factors.