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Message ID: 8147
Date: 2009-05-04

Author:DeanTongaol.com

Subject:Re: use of web cams in child welfare

Virtual (internet) visitation has passed into law in a few states throughout the USA. It was tapped as a means to facilitate long distance parenting in visitation - child custody disputes. Please visit www.internetvisitation.org and specifically http://www.internetvisitation.org/web_pages/legislation.html to glean which states are implementing this technology right now. I don't know if any CPS agencies have implemented virtual visitation at either the pre-adjudication or post-adjudication stages of dependency. Dean Tong In a message dated 5/1/2009 12:46:34 P.M. Eastern Daylight Time, jpryan@illinois.edu writes: A regional administrator is interested using web cams to stay better connected with children in various placement settings. The logic is that web cams will save money (reduced travel costs) and increase the frequency of contact between children and caseworkers. I was wondering if there is any literature on the use of web cams in child welfare casework? Is this a practice that other states are experimenting with? Dean Tong, MSc., Forensic Trial Consultant 604 Brentwood Place Brandon, FL 33511 813.657.4930, Ph/Fax 813.417.5362, Cell DeanTong@aol.com http://www.abuse-excuse.com/ Disclaimer: Dean Tong is not an attorney. He is not licensed to give legal advice and nothing herein should be construed to be legal advice. If you need legal assistance please consult with an attorney in your area by checking here http://www.abanet.org/lawyerlocator/searchlawyer.html .

Virtual (internet) visitation has passed into law in a few states throughout the USA. It was tapped as a means to facilitate long distance parenting in visitation - child custody disputes. Please visit www.internetvisitation.org and specifically http://www.internetvisitation.org/web_pages/legislation.html to glean which states are implementing this technology right now. I don't know if any CPS agencies have implemented virtual visitation at either the pre-adjudication or post-adjudication stages of dependency. Dean Tong In a message dated 5/1/2009 12:46:34 P.M. Eastern Daylight Time, jpryanillinois.edu writes: A regional administrator is interested using web cams to stay better connected with children in various placement settings. The logic is that web cams will save money (reduced travel costs) and increase the frequency of contact between children and caseworkers. I was wondering if there is any literature on the use of web cams in child welfare casework? Is this a practice that other states are experimenting with? Dean Tong, MSc., Forensic Trial Consultant 604 Brentwood Place Brandon, FL 33511 813.657.4930, Ph/Fax 813.417.5362, Cell DeanTongaol.com http://www.abuse-excuse.com/ Disclaimer: Dean Tong is not an attorney. He is not licensed to give legal advice and nothing herein should be construed to be legal advice. If you need legal assistance please consult with an attorney in your area by checking here http://www.abanet.org/lawyerlocator/searchlawyer.html .