Author: Jennifer Connor-Godbey, President, KSCSW Board of Directors
Social work is a highly skilled profession that requires rigorous training, extensive practice, thorough supervision, demanding certification and ongoing education. In light of this fact, the KSCSW Board of Directors has significant concerns about the family and social services apprenticeship program Gov. Matt Bevin announced last week. While we agree that the deficit in social worker resources facing the state demands addressing, we are not convinced that the governor’s proposed solution is the answer.