Bonding and the Importance of In-Person Visits

Live date: 
Monday, August 24, 2020 - 9:00am

For many parents in North Carolina, a reality of having a juvenile abuse, neglect, and dependency case means getting to spend less time with their child. This is more true than ever in the era of Covid-19, as many jurisdictions’ reliance on technology and remote visits have increased, leaving many parents with little to no face-to-face interaction with their children. In this session, Dr. Sapia reviews how human beings form bonds with one another, the harm caused by so-called remote visits, and tips for attorneys advocating for in-person visits for their clients. This session will be useful to attorneys both during and after the pandemic, as our society continues to rely more and more on technology.


Dr. Jennifer Sapia, Psychologist, Sapia Psychological Associates

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1.00 hours
CLE Value:
1 hrs
1 hrs

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