Goals of the program
This course is designed to encourage investigation officers to use the advanced interviewing techniques to deal with Child Victims, witnesses and vulnerable victims of crimes.
Outcomes of the program
Elicit accurate, detailed and reliable information from a victimized child
Establishing good relationship between the child and interviewer
Recognize and label different types of questions
Understand the impact of various question styles
Identifying the elements of an effective training program in interviewing children with its benefits
Explain the new interview protocol and its various elements
Demonstrate appropriate questioning strategies for eliciting a free narrative
Consider how limited memory and language can be accommodated in the interview
Demonstrate effective methods of introducing the topic of concern and eliciting a disclosure of abuse in a non- leading manner.
Completed Investigation Officer Course.
Completed Family and Child Centered Investigation Course.
Minimum 1 year experience in interviewing children.
Date of Commencement
Will be announced.