1. A computer implemented method of controlling device use, the method comprising:
receiving from a first user an indication of a schedule of required check-in communications, the schedule corresponding to
a second user;
determining via an agent on a mobile communication device when a check-in communication has been initiated by the second user
using the mobile communication device pursuant to the schedule; and
disabling at least one of an application or a functional component of the mobile communication device corresponding to the
second user responsive to determining at least one check-in communication has not been received pursuant to the schedule.