The Midwest Regional CAC partnered with Tom Lyon to expand his Ten Step Forensic Interview Training and make it available online to CAC staff members and MDT partners!
The best news is this NEW online course meets the NCA Accreditation Standard for Forensic Interviewing.
The course contents include an overview of the Ten Step interview, an adaptation of the NICHD structured interview, rapport-building and narrative practice, question-types, interview instructions, allegation phase and follow-up questions, time and number, thoughts and feelings, secrecy and disclosure, reluctance and recantation, peer review practice, children’s preferences, hearsay and the child witness, truth-lie understanding, children’s suggestibility, cultural competency, and tips for testifying. Throughout the course the importance of understanding child development and the competencies of children at different ages will be emphasized.
Satisfactory completion indicates that the participant has participated in all of the training including; the pre and post test, required readings/quizzes and participated in a live peer review of one of their interviews. Homework outside of participation in the online streaming will be given and completion expected. Once all of these requirements are met you will be able to print out a Certificate of Completion from the eLearning portal.
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