Start: 16 Nov 2020
End: 18 Nov 2020
The need to consider a visual recorded interview will not always be immediate apparent, to the professionals involved at initial contact. Even where it is apparent, the need to take immediate action in terms of securing medical attention and making initial decisions about the criminal investigation plan might be such that some initial questioning is necessary.
The course concentrates on the importance of the initial contact with the child as part of serious, complex or major investigations.
Interviews conducted with children must be carefully planned and executed by suitably trained investigative interviewers.