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Strengthening Child-Friendly Visiting and Maintaining Family Connections

A Second Chance Month 2023 Webinar
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This webinar will present an overview of current and best practices, challenges, and solutions for strengthening family interactions during virtual visits. The Pennsylvania Department of Corrections will discuss their program, which displays a strong virtual component for family visits and interaction. The webinar will preview the forthcoming CSG Justice Center publication “Strengthening and Maintaining Family Connections: Best Practices for Child-Friendly Video Visiting.”


  • Ann Adalist-Estrin, Director, National Resource Center on Children and Families of the Incarcerated
  • Megan Pfeiffer, Senior Policy Analyst, CSG Justice Center
  • Valerie Carpico, Project Manager, CSG Justice Center
  • Debra Sahd, Special Assistant to the Secretary, Pennsylvania Department of Corrections


  • Ransom Washington, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention

Date Created: March 6, 2023