Give Us Staff Who Care, Too

Emerly Laurent
July 1, 2000

Inwood House

If I was to create an entirely new foster care system, I would change the quality of care given by many of the child care workers. Many staff workers come to work and do not even say good morning to the residents. They talk about their own lives in front of us as if we don’t exist. They never take the time to ask about us. Often, children enter the foster care system because of parental neglect. It’s a horror that the child care staff would also neglect the kids.


Laurent, Emerly. "Give Us Staff Who Care, Too." Youth Today, July/August 2000, p. 11.

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