Child Abuse Interviewing and Assessment

This in-service training will provide instruction on the principles and application of research-based child interviewing, effective testimony, and interviewing skills with cultural considerations. It will address the special challenges of working with vague allegations, resistant children and adolescents, non-offending parents and alleged offenders. The purpose of this training is to enhance child interviewing skills. Participants will have the opportunity to participate in intensive interview skill building exercises with trained actors. Training will provide individualized feedback concerning dealing with complex situations, and working with children who are reluctant to talk or have special needs.

Schedule for all locations listed below:

  • Mon.: 8:15 am to 5:00 pm
  • Tues.: 8:15 am to 5:00 pm
  • Weds.: 8:15 am to 5:00 pm
  • Thurs.: 8:15 am to 5:00 pm
  • Fri.: 8:15 am to 9:15 amĀ  (early start for test available at 8:00 am)
Audience Description: 

Social Workers

Assessment and Planning
Child Abuse and Neglect
Program Specific Training
Delivery Method: 
Training Level: 
Social Workers
Is this course eligible for STARS credit?: 
Course Requires Coaching Session?: 
Registration Instructions: 

DCYF Staff: Please contact your Supervisor to request approval for this course. Your supervisor will contact your Area Administrator to be put on the wait list. You will be contacted internally from DCYF management about your registration and scheduling.

Non-DCYF Staff, like Tribal Workers, CWTAP Students, and new DCYF hires who don't have LMS access: Please register using this form

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