A story investigating the efficacy of family treatment court, an innovative intervention method designed for parents with substance use issues and children in the foster care system.
Amelia Schonbek is a journalist who has written for the New York Times, New York magazine, Pacific Standard, and The Awl. Her work on the child welfare system has been supported by the John Jay Center on Media, Crime, and Justice and The Solutions Journalism Network. Her current reporting, on sexual misconduct, is being developed with Type Investigations (formerly The Nation Institute’s Investigative Fund). When not at work, she likes to sing, swim, and be outdoors.