Interviewing Children in an Investigative Setting: More Than Meets the Eye

Complete the form below to watch the free webinar

Details

The goal of this webinar is not to train the viewer to interview a child in an investigation; however, the content will help the viewer understand the complexities of interviewing child witnesses and victims and what education and training is needed. Join Bruce Pitt-Payne as he addresses these topics:

  • The goals of an investigative child interview
  • The objectives of an interview
  • Understanding and applying the investigative process along with objectives that are often specific to the alleged offence
  • Child development (social, conceptual and language)
  • Child memory
  • Documentation: recording and reporting the interview
  • Seizure and retention of evidence
  • The expectation to be scrutinized in Court
  • The necessity of practice
  • What training should include
  • Examples of the training available:
    • Step-Wise (The Forensic Alliance)
    • CCAA (Canadian Child Abuse Association)
    • NICHD (National Institute of Child Health and Human Development)

Webinar Presenter
Bruce Pitt-Payne
Bruce Pitt-Payne

Bruce Pitt-Payne retired from the RCMP after a 26-year career in which he was predominantly a major crime investigator (homicide, violent crime and sexual crimes). He is considered a subject-matter-expert on adult and child interviewing and presents internationally on these topics.

Watch the Webinar

To our customers: We'll never sell, distribute or reveal your email address to anyone. Privacy Policy


Investigation Resources Library

Detecting Deception×
Clear All Filters

Browsing 51 of 51 Resources. Filtered by Detecting Deception