What Experience do you need to become a monitor? What are the Qualifications required in my State?
California and Florida are the only states so far to set standards for those seeking to work as a Professional Supervised Visitation Monitor. All other states work directly with the local courts to follow procedures set forth by each county.
- MANDATORY QUALIFICATION OF MONITORS:
Be at least 21 years old.
Have a Livescan/Background check done or be registered with Trustline.
Have no record of a conviction for driving under the influence (DUI) within last five years.
Not have been on probation or parole for the last 10 years.
Have no record of a conviction for child molestation, child abuse, or other crimes against a person.
Have proof of automobile insurance if transporting the child.
Have no civil, criminal, or juvenile restraining orders within the last 10 years.
Have no current or past court order in which the provider is the person being supervised.
Be able to speak the language of the party being supervised and of the child, or provider must provide a neutral interpreter over 18 years of age who is able to do so.
Agree to adhere to and enforce the court order regarding supervised visitation.
24 hours of Professional Supervised Visitation Monitor Training.