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COLUMBIA HEIGHTS, Minn. (KMSP) – The last anyone heard from 20-year-old Segundo Lema was two months ago. The young newlywed and father has yet to place a phone call and hasn’t showed up to work, which has rattled the family still waiting for his return.
Several experts at Zero Abuse Project have authored chapters within the textbook, including Director of Education and Research Victor Vieth, who served as an Editor in Chief. Numerous chapters focus on child maltreatment and child welfare, and the book’s emphasis on violence across the lifespan allows for a great resource for CAAST (Child and Adult Advocacy Studies) programs, as well.
The field of forensic interviewing is a relatively new profession.The concept of a “forensic interview” was necessitated by high profile child sexual abuse cases from the 1980’s