Forensic interview protocols recommend interviewers establish rapport and use open-ended questions to elicit narrative responses, but there is relatively little guidance how to properly establish rapport, or how to organize questioning after a child discloses abuse. Presenter Scott Snider teaches practical strategies to improve the clarity, accuracy, and level of detail in children’s reports.
Child interviewers range in experience from seasoned veterans to brand new interviewers. Along with peer review, it is critical that more experienced interviewers transfer knowledge to assist newer interviewers entering the field. During the webinar, new and less experienced interviewers will gain practical knowledge on topics ranging from child interviews to navigating a challenging profession, while experienced interviewers will learn more about guiding their newer peers. Presenter Scott Snider is one of the creators of the RADAR forensic interview model.
The crucial role of law enforcement in preparing for the use of evidence by forensic interviewers during a forensic interview will be examined. Good preparation is essential to make the process go smoothly and maximizes positive outcomes for both the victim and the investigation. Presented by veteran interviewer Julie Kenniston.
How to present evidence to children during a child forensic interview done in both a legal and ethical way will be examined. Learn the process of presenting evidence from the point of view of being able to defend the practice. Presented by veteran interviewer Julie Kenniston.
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