Learn the tools and strategies for enhancing communication skills to maximize the information that is obtained from individuals during child abuse and exploitation investigations to improve case outcomes. These interviews could be with non-offending spouses, caregivers or other family members or friends. This skills based training is designed to put an emphasis on being “victim-centered” while also being trauma-informed.
Upon completion of this training, you will be able to: * Effectively engage witnesses, non-offending caregivers, and victims in a trauma-informed manner to minimize the potential negative impact of the investigative process while gathering information * Maximize the amount and relevance of accurate statement evidence gathered during investigative interviews * Minimize suggestibility through a purposeful questioning approach
* Law Enforcement