Watch: Full Webinar on Covering Child Welfare

The Fund for Investigative Journalism continued its “Impact Investigations,” webinar series this month with a discussion on child welfare coverage. This one-hour virtual forum includes insights, lessons and tips for investigative reporting on foster care, child protective services and other aspects of child welfare systems. 

You can watch the full webinar recording and find resources from the discussion below. 


Karen de Sá’s investigation into shadow foster care for The Imprint. 

Ashley Hackett’s report on how the COVID-19 pandemic has limited school employees’ ability to detect and report possible child abuse cases.

Juliana Schatz’s documentary about the true cost of mental health care for families. 

Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press’ Open Government Guide, which includes information on every state’s open records and open meetings laws.

The Fund for Investigative Journalism’s Application Page