The Advanced Forensic Interview Certificate is designed for established forensic interviewers with previous basic training and extensive experience in forensic interviewing and or working with individuals with disabilities. The certificate is founded in forensic interviewing best practices with considerations and adaptations to account for individual disability, mental health disorder, language capacity and cultural background. This forensic interview training is designed to support forensic interviewers to gather information from alleged victims and witnesses in the most reliable and legally defensible manner. Participants learn through readings, didactic instruction, video examples, case scenarios, participating in activities throughout the training. All attendees complete a practicum that is scored on a pass/fail basis.
Minimum requirements include:
· Completion of basic forensic interviewing training (min 32 hours)
· Completion of 100 interviews and/or a minimum 2 years’ experience
working with individuals with disabilities and/or an expert review/letter
Number of Attendees: 24 Max
Number of Instructors: 4