Video Visiting in Corrections: Benefits, Limitations, and Implementation Considerations

Agencies & Departments : 
Department of Justice, Federal Bureau of Prisons, National Institute of Corrections

This guide informs administrators working in correctional settings about the benefits and challenges of using “video visiting,” in which incarcerated individuals communicate with family members via video conferencing technology or virtual software programs. The guide discusses reasons to consider video visiting, implementation considerations, and evaluating a video visiting program. Learn more.