Conduct of a custody exchange
The parent brings the child to the Petit Pont at the time agreed by the coordinator.
- While waiting for the second parent, the child plays or talks to the exchange monitor for a period of 20 minutes.
- The second parent comes for the child 20 minutes after the first parent leaves.
- The exchange monitor intervenes as required and ensures the suitable condition of the parent before he/she leaves with the child. The monitor writes observation notes on the conduct of the custody exchange A parent may request an observation report.
- No contact takes place between parents during custody exchanges.
As the child is the organizations first concern, he/she may refer to the exchange monitor at any time.
How to explain a custody exchange to a child: My custody exchange at the Petit Pont