TITLE 20: CORRECTIONS, CRIMINAL JUSTICE, AND LAW ENFORCEMENT
CHAPTER IX: DEPARTMENT OF JUVENILE JUSTICE
SUBCHAPTER e: COUNTY STANDARDS
PART 2603 COUNTY SHELTER CARE STANDARDS
SECTION 2603.190 VISITING
Section 2603.190 Visiting
Frequent visits provide a direct and valuable link of communication between the child, his family, friends, and concerned persons. The assurance of family ties is reinforced and relieves the feeling of insecurity.
b) Minimum Standards
1) Visit Regulations
The superintendent shall establish written procedures for visits.
A) A liberal schedule shall be established permitting visits at least nightly between the end of the evening meal and bedtime, and all day on Saturday, Sunday, and holidays.
B) No restriction shall be placed on visits by attorneys, clergy, social workers or other persons professionally associated with a child's case at reasonable, nonscheduled hours.
C) Children shall be permitted at least one hour for each visit.
An area for private interviews between the child and attorney, religious advisor or other professional person shall be provided and arranged so as to ensure privacy.
3) Visit Denial
Persons under the influence of alcoholic beverages or drugs shall be denied visits with children.
(Source: Amended at 12 Ill. Reg. 12405, effective October 1, 1988)