Intensive Care

The Of Home, Family and Future foundation works on a small scale, with extraordinary results.

Nancy Schulman vividly remembers the day more than two decades ago when a young therapy client from New York posed an alarming question in the most matter-of-fact way: “If you had to choose, would you be a prostitute or a drug dealer?”

That was early in Schulman’s 15-year career as a social worker and psychologist at various state treatment centers for children, but the query, and its implications, stayed with her.

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