Supervised Visitation

What is Supervised Visitation?  

Supervised visitation allows parents to have parenting time with their children in a safe and neutral environment. Visits can help support the development of parenting skills and assist in rebuilding a healthy parent-child relationship.

Visits are supervised by trained visitation monitors who observe visits and can provide a report on the quality of the visits and visit activities.  Monitors are also trained to provide parent coaching or to intervene during a visit if necessary. If more intensive parent training is required, the parent can receive Facilitated Supervised Visitation.  These visits are provided by a trained CPI Parent Educator and include a full course of parent training. CPI's Supvervised Visit Program is a member of the Supvervised Visitation Network.

How are Supervised Visits Scheduled? 

Referrals may be made directly to Child Parent Institute (CPI) and our Intake Coordinator will make initial contact with the family.  An individual may also contact CPI directly to arrange visits. In order to begin the intake and scheduling process, we must have a copy of any relevant court orders. We will follow directions from the court orders regarding visitation permission and any orders for no contact.  CPI cannot guarantee particular times for visits.  Our program also limits visitation to no more than 2 hours at a time and typically to once or twice a week. Our intake process includes scheduling appointments with both the custodial and non-custodial parents/caregivers and providing a visitation orientation for the non-custodial parent.

What Reports are Provided following Visitation?

Our visitation monitors will provide a written report form indicating time of visit, transition and visit activities and quality measures of parent interactions.  This report is available to both the custodial and non-custodial parent.

What is the Cost of Supervised Visitation

A one-time intake appointment costs $80.00. This includes interviews with both non-custodial and custodial parents.

VISITATION TIMES: Monday thru Friday 930am- 7:00pm, and Saturday 10:00am to 4:00pm    (Starting December 10th, Saturday visits will start at 9:00am-4:00pm)

All fees are paid by the non-custodial parent and are as follows:

$30/1hr or $50/2hrs Office Visit

$40/ 1hr or $70/ 2hrs off site and No Contact (Restraining Order) visits

$60/1hr or $100/2hrs Facilitated Supervised Visits  (see above)

 For more information or to schedule an initial phone intake contact:  Mariela Godinez  (707) 585.6108 ext. 1220 or marielag@calparents.org