Source:Karen de Sa, David Jackson and Carol Marbin Miller
Affiliation:San Francisco Chronicle, Chicago Tribune and Miami Herald
Three veteran investigative reporters who’ve worked the child welfare beat will share with you the methods they’ve developed to explore systemic problems in the agencies running the foster care system. Carol Marbin Miller will discuss how to investigate the most grievous cases, child deaths. David Jackson will offer guidance on how to get confidential records from professionals whose careers may be at stake. And Karen de Sá will discuss other metrics reporters can use to evaluate child well-being, including mental health treatment and law enforcement intervention for behavior management.