Training forensic interviewers

Heather Stewart, Carmit Katz, David J. La Rooy

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8 Citations (Scopus)
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationChildren's testimony
Subtitle of host publicationa handbook of psychological research and forensic practice
EditorsMichael E. Lamb, David J. La Rooy, Lindsay C. Malloy, Carmit Katz
Place of PublicationChichester
Number of pages18
ISBN (Electronic)9781119998495
ISBN (Print)9780470686782, 9780470686775
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2011

Publication series

NameWiley Series in the Psychology of Crime, Policing and Law


  • Child witnesses
  • Interviewing in law practice
  • Training forensic interviewers
  • Forensic interviewers, and training received - a scientific study
  • Goal of investigative interviewer training
  • Structured interviews - National Institute for Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) Protocol
  • Structured approach to interviewing
  • Initial training, critical tool - and investigative interviews
  • Initial training ‘substantive’ phase - intimacy and respect among groups
  • Initial feedback opportunities - interviewer conducting interviews
  • Feedback in team meetings - effective method, and team situation
  • Content of training programmes

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