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 am (early start for test available at 8:00 am)
In the LMS, search for the course by typing (or copying) the full course name below. Click the Scheduled Classes button. Select the class that is best for you and follow the LMS registration instructions.
DCYF Alliance Child Abuse Interviewing and Assessment (CAIA)
Tribal Workers, CWTAP Students, and new DCYF hires who don't have LMS access: Please register using this form https://allianceforchildwelfare.org/rct-registration-cwtap-students-and-tribal-workers
Maestro Course Code: 293