CASA of the 7th Judicial District

Introduction

Supervised Exchange & Parenting Time

The Supervised Exchange & Parenting Time (SEPT) program was formally established in 2009 by CASA of the 7th Judicial District to provide a safe environment for children to visit with non-custodial parents.

Today, CASA’s Supervised Exchange & Parenting Time program provides more then 900 visits a year in an environment that supports individual safety, accountability, and healthy relationships between children and their parents in conflicted custody or domestic violence cases

The SEPT program is affiliated with the national Supervised Visitation Network

The SEPT program provides an excellent volunteer opportunity for those who have busy lives but are committed to making a difference in our community.

SEPT Volunteers:

  • Exchange children from one parent to another in a supervised setting.
  • Monitor court-ordered parenting time (supervised visits).
  • Document observations during parenting time or exchanges.

Requirements:

  • 18 years old
  • No felony convictions

Training:

  • 2 hours SEPT training
  • Minimum of 4 hours of shadowing an experienced visit supervisor.
  • Minimum of 2 hours monitoring by an experienced visit supervisor.
  • 12 hours continued education/training annually.

Qualifications:

  • Maintain confidentiality of all client and court information.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to respect and relate to people from various backgrounds.
  • Desire to enable children to spend time with their parents.

When you click on the Payment button it will take to PayPal and show your payment as a “Donation”. Don’t Worry! It will be credited to your SEPT account.