An understanding of the forensic interviewing process is essential for supervisors in order to assist in the growth of their interviewers and to gain familiarity with the required peer review and mentoring processes. This advanced workshop includes a history and overview of the ChildFirst® Forensic Interviewing Protocol and discusses best practices in the field, new research, and the process for annual updates. Concrete suggestions regarding strengths and challenges in the field will be provided, as well as an opportunity for questions in group forum format. (Available as a full day or a half day to include only the Supervising Forensic Interviewers content)
1. Participants will understand the overview of the ChildFirst protocol, history, and annual updates to the model.
2. Participants will discuss new research in the field of forensic interviewing.
3. Participants will gain an understanding of how to best supervise forensic interviewers and strengthen the MDT process.