Virtual Family Time: Tips for Families

Date: January 2020
Virtual Family Time: Tips for Families

Series Title: Factsheets for Families

Author(s): Information Gateway

Year Published: 2020

File Size: 275 KB

Provides parents with information about successful virtual family time sessions, including how to prepare, tips, and activities. Family time, also known as parent-child visits, is critical to promoting family bonding and setting the stage for successful reunification. Although in-person contact is preferred, there are extreme occasions when in-person contact is not appropriate or safe, such as during the COVID-19 pandemic. Virtual family time, during which parents contact their children through video, offers a safe alternative.

Suggested Citation: Child Welfare Information Gateway. (2020). Virtual family time: Tips for families. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, Children's Bureau.

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