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|Available Now||Tom Lyon Forensic Interview Training - Spring 2013||Tom Lyon, Ph.D.||On-Demand||On-Demand|
Midwest Regional CAC has partnered with Thomas D. Lyon, J.D., Ph.D., who will provide a series of webinars that will cover the Ten-step interview and review research and practice regarding recantations and reluctance, the use of dolls and drawings, eliciting details without direct questions, and other topics.
2013 Presentation Topics Include:
Overview of the Ten-step Interview, Rapport building and Narrative Practice, Question Types, Interview Instructions, Allegation Phase & Follow-up Questions, Time, Number, Repeated Abuse, Guest Lecture-Sexual Abuse Dynamics and Asking Children about Prior Conversations, Thoughts and Feelings, Reluctance and Recantation, Hearsay and Testimony, and Conducting peer review
Note: Viewers are encouraged to view the 90 minute training DVD, Interviewing Children: Getting More with Less, before the first lecture. The DVD is available from Professor Lyon (email to firstname.lastname@example.org). Powerpoint slides for the training DVD can be downloaded here.
Thomas D. Lyon, PhD, JD: Thomas D. Lyon, J.D., Ph.D. is the Judge Edward J. and Ruey L. Guirado Chair in Law and Psychology at the University of Southern California. His research interests include child abuse and neglect, child witnesses, and domestic violence. He is the Past-President of the American Psychological Association’s Section on Child Maltreatment (Division 37) and a former member of the Board of Directors of the American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children. He has published over 30 papers in law reviews, psychology journals, and books, has authored or co-authored over 50 research presentations at psychology and law conferences, and has conducted over 100 trainings with judges, attorneys, law professors, social workers, psychologists, and reporters. His work has been supported by the National Institutes of Health, the National Science Foundation, the United States Department of Justice, the National Center on Child Abuse and Neglect, the California Endowment, and the Haynes Foundation.