Standards For Supervised Visitation Practice

20.0 Reports To Courts And Referring Sources

20.1 Purpose

This section sets forth standards for submission of reports to the court and referring sources.

20.2 Factual Reports

  1. A provider must have written policies and procedures regarding writing and submitting reports to the court or referring source or other entity.
  2. A provider who submits reports must ensure all reports are limited to facts, observations, and direct statements made by the parents and not personal conclusions, suggestions, or opinions of the provider.

20.3 Cautionary Note on All Reports or Observation Notes

When submitting any reports or copies of observation notes, a provider must include a cautionary note stating the limitations on the way the information should be used.