It is incumbent on teams and interviewers to prepare our forensic interview process to meet the needs of the child sitting before us in the interview room. This training will discuss issues of accessibility in the forensic interview process with regard to language facilitation and the use of interpreters in the forensic interview.
1. Increase understanding of how the interviewer and multidisciplinary team can assess the needs of children requiring language interpreters (as well as non-offending caregivers).
2. An overview of considerations for prior to, during and after the forensic interview process.
3. Learn tools and strategies for utilizing interpreters in the forensic interview.
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.