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# fred-mcbride - Thursday 30 August, 2018

The CEO of Tusla, Fred McBride, is resigning
# Child And Family Agency
# Child And Family Agency

The CEO of Tusla, Fred McBride, is resigning

Updated Aug 30th 2018, 6:24 PM 25,238 Views 40 Comments

The organisation has been plagued with a number of scandals in recent years.

# fred-mcbride - Thursday 29 March, 2018

Social workers have to develop skills to deal with allegations of historical abuse 'on the hoof'
# Tusla
# Tusla

Social workers have to develop skills to deal with allegations of historical abuse 'on the hoof'

Mar 29th 2018, 6:25 AM 8,865 Views 10 Comments

The CEO of Tusla has said this area is “one of the most challenging” aspects of the agency’s work.

# fred-mcbride - Sunday 24 December, 2017

Tusla CEO on McCabe case: 'It still riles me slightly. The cut and paste error wasn't us'
# Whistleblower
# Whistleblower

Tusla CEO on McCabe case: 'It still riles me slightly. The cut and paste error wasn't us'

Dec 24th 2017, 6:00 AM 19,205 Views 0 Comments

Fred McBride did say that Tusla “mismanaged” aspects of the case but the original error didn’t come from them.

# fred-mcbride - Saturday 23 December, 2017

'It certainly doesn't help': Tusla CEO says negative media coverage makes it harder to keep staff
# Retention
# Retention

'It certainly doesn't help': Tusla CEO says negative media coverage makes it harder to keep staff

Dec 23rd 2017, 6:30 AM 8,734 Views 17 Comments

Fred McBride was speaking at the end of another challenging year for the Child and Family Agency.

# fred-mcbride - Thursday 21 December, 2017

'We're not trying to manipulate figures': Tusla says social worker backlog is lower than numbers suggest
# Unallocated
# Unallocated

'We're not trying to manipulate figures': Tusla says social worker backlog is lower than numbers suggest

Dec 21st 2017, 6:05 AM 8,588 Views 19 Comments

The stats show that there are just under 5,300 cases where children are not allocated a social worker.

# fred-mcbride - Monday 21 August, 2017

Former Tusla boss was paid €40k after leaving post last year
# Gordon Jeyes
# Gordon Jeyes

Former Tusla boss was paid €40k after leaving post last year

Aug 21st 2017, 6:05 AM 15,026 Views 19 Comments

The figures were revealed in the agency’s annual accounts.

# fred-mcbride - Wednesday 21 June, 2017

'It's not always as straightforward': Tusla chief on removing children at high risk from State care
# Foster Care
# Foster Care

'It's not always as straightforward': Tusla chief on removing children at high risk from State care

Jun 21st 2017, 3:45 PM 8,081 Views 8 Comments

Tusla chief executive Fred McBride was speaking at the Joint Committee on Children and Youth Affairs this morning.

# fred-mcbride - Tuesday 30 May, 2017

Tusla is "very concerned" after child sexual abuse issue raised on RTE Investigates
# Child Care Act
# Child Care Act

Tusla is "very concerned" after child sexual abuse issue raised on RTE Investigates

May 30th 2017, 5:34 PM 15,091 Views 33 Comments

A report published yesterday found chronic systemic failures in the functions carried out by Tusla.

# fred-mcbride - Monday 22 May, 2017

Tusla inquiries are a 'major distraction' according to chief executive
# Reform
# Reform

Tusla inquiries are a 'major distraction' according to chief executive

May 22nd 2017, 4:04 PM 9,705 Views 20 Comments

McBride was speaking at the launch of Tusla’s new child protection and welfare strategy for 2017-2022.

# fred-mcbride - Wednesday 4 May, 2016

Teenage boy in care found dead on Dublin street on Monday
# Investigation
# Investigation

Teenage boy in care found dead on Dublin street on Monday

May 4th 2016, 5:54 PM 88,250 Views 140 Comments

The Child and Family ageny, Tusla, is investigating the death of the 17-year-old boy.

# fred-mcbride - Monday 8 June, 2015

'Unnerving' proposal could see sexual abuse victims be questioned by alleged abusers
# Child Protection
# Child Protection

'Unnerving' proposal could see sexual abuse victims be questioned by alleged abusers

Jun 8th 2015, 12:37 PM 10,422 Views 21 Comments

Social workers say they feel “ethically compromised” by the suggestion.

# fred-mcbride - Friday 9 January, 2015

'The impact on your sanity is incredible': One social worker per week resigning
# Child And Family Agency
# Child And Family Agency

'The impact on your sanity is incredible': One social worker per week resigning

Jan 9th 2015, 11:05 AM 26,655 Views 45 Comments

Between 2010-2013, there was a staff turnover rate of 15%.