National Study of Child Protective Services Systems and Reform Efforts. Findings on Local CPS Practices. 7.1 Agency Staff and Service Provision

05/01/2003

State-administered agencies had more staff compared to State-administered agencies with strong county structure. The average number of social workers or caseworkers among State-administered agencies was 31, for county-administered agencies it was 18, and for State-administered agencies with strong county structure the average was 4. A statistically significant difference was noted when the State-administered agencies were compared to the State-administered agencies with strong county structure.2