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DHS to cut child-welfare workers in Oklahoma

By BARBARA HOBEROCK - Tulsa World Modified: December 2, 2009 at 7:52 am •  Published: December 2, 2009
The Department of Human Services is decreasing the number of child welfare workers it employs, the Commission for Human Services was told Tuesday.

In May, the Department of Human Services employed 1,095 child-welfare workers, a figure that declined to 1,056 in October.

Plans call for reducing that further to 997 through attrition, said Marq Youngblood, chief operating officer for DHS.

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