Protecting abused children a tough job, Kentucky officials say

Officials with Kentucky's Department for Community Based Services and its parent agency, the Cabinet for Health and Family Services, explain why child protection cases sometimes go wrong.
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Officials with Kentucky's Department for Community Based Services and its parent agency, the Cabinet for Health and Family Services, explain why child protection cases sometimes go wrong.

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The majority of Kentucky children who die or nearly die in abuse and neglect cases had previous contact with social workers, five years after the state committed itself to being a better protector.