The field of child abuse and maltreatment exposes practitioners to secondary traumatic stress and the forensic interview is where the most intimate and detailed accounts of this abuse and maltreatment are gathered. This training discusses the importance of self-care for the forensic interviewer and how individuals, organizations and systems can best support frontline professionals.
1. Impart the importance of self-care for the forensic interviewer and other MDT professionals.
2. Offer organizational strategies that promote the wellbeing of interviewers and frontline professionals.
3. Discuss the importance of flexible and responsive policies regarding interviewers and workload.
Zero Abuse Project is a 501(c)(3) organization that is committed to the elimination of child sexual abuse. Our programs are designed to provide training and education to professionals and students, and to help transform institutions to effectively prevent, recognize and respond to child sexual abuse.