Forensic Interview Journal Club - Archived Calls

Each summer, the Midwest Regional CAC hosts an online session of our forensic interviewer journal club. On this page, sign up to watch the recordings and download the handouts from the 2021 and 2022 sessions.

2022 Archive: Interviewing Adolescents: Learning From the Experts

During this presentation, Julie Kenniston shared developmental considerations and dynamics involved when interviewing adolescents. She incorporated statements made by an adolescent youth in a support group she facilitated, helping professionals consider the viewpoint and experience of survivors.

2021 Archive: Children with Disabilities and Forensic Interviewing

During this presentation, Scott Modell reviewed the realities of life for children with disabilities, including disproportionate victimization, as well as communication do’s and don’ts plus assumptions we make about children with disabilities’ abilities. He also discussed interview techniques that can be used in children labeled as “non-verbal.”

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Kim Martinez, Program Manager of Medical Academy, at or 612.759.9344. To learn more about Journal Club or to register, visit