State Workers Cite Stress as Main Reason for ‘Children Without Placement' Crisis

Brittney Johnson - NBCDFW

Right now hundreds of kids in foster care across Texas who don't have a safe placement are sleeping in offices, hotels, churches and other donated spaces. Social workers, case managers and other employees from the DFPS are being asked to take on child watch shifts to care for them.

A former CPS worker sat down with NBC 5 to share why the stress is pushing tenured workers to leave their jobs.