Considerations of implementing video conferencing in child welfare

While waiting on specific guidance, states should begin thinking about how to transition from in-person visits to video conferencing.

On March 18, 2020, Dr. Jerry Milner, Associate Commissioner of the Administration for Children and Families (ACF), Children's Bureau, announced that ACF is allowing leniency relative to home visits for children in foster care during this challenging time.

This brief contains questions and considerations for child welfare agencies thinking about how to implement a video conferencing approach.