May 4, 2020

Conducting and Defending a Pandemic-Era Forensic Interview

As the COVID-19 pandemic produces quarantines, school closures, and limited interactions between children and mandated reporters, prosecutors and other members of a multi-disciplinary team (MDT) will likely be confronted with two challenges.
April 6, 2020

Responding to Child Abuse During a Pandemic: 25 Tips for MDTs

Many child protection professionals believe child abuse is likely to increase during the COVID-19 pandemic because most abusers are parents or siblings who now have more complete access to the child victim.
June 19, 2017

Unto the Third Generation

I believe we can end child abuse in the United States within three generations. If we start the clock ticking from this moment, this gives us 120 years to get the job done.
February 20, 2017

When an Athlete is a Child: USA Swimming Report

In late August, 2013, USA Swimming contracted with the National Child Protection Training Center, a program of Gundersen Health System, to conduct an independent assessment of USA Swimming's Safe Sport program
February 18, 2017

When the Bough Breaks: Child Abuse and Intimate Partner Violence

When the Bough Breaks: Child Abuse and Intimate Partner ViolenceAmy Russell, MSEd, JD, NCC*© 2015 GNCPTCYouth today are exposed to multiple forms of violence throughout their lifetime. In addition to maltreatment youth may themselves experience, they are also exposed to violence against their siblings, sexual assaults or intimate partner violence(IPV)against a parent and violent crime in their schools and communities
February 13, 2016

Anatomical Dolls and Diagrams

A position paper from Gundersen NCPTC and the ChildFirst®/Finding Words forensic interview training programs
February 18, 2015

Considerations: When Interviewing Reluctant Children

The field of forensic interviewing is constantly evolving and so mustthe skills of those who conduct these interviews.