Thursday, June 25, 2020 at 3:00PM
If you plan to attend please use this link and we will send you WebEx instructions via email prior to the program. If you have questions please email Sarah.R.Olson@nccourts.org.
The webinar will provide essential information about evidenced-based forensic interviews of children in sexual abuse cases. By the end of the presentation participants will be able to:
- Describe the components of a best practice forensic interview of a child
- Name the potential negative impacts of interviewer bias on the integrity of the interview
- Describe the characteristics of suggestive interview questions and techniques
- Name questions to consider when examining forensic interviewers at trial
Dr. John Helminski is a licensed psychologist who is board certified in forensic psychology. He acts as a consultant to attorneys in cases of child maltreatment. He has provided numerous seminars for mental health and legal professionals on topics related to psychology and the law.
Dr. Helminski has extensive experience conducting forensic and psychological assessments in child abuse cases. For seventeen years, he provided evaluations at Children’s Hospital and Clinics in St. Paul, Minnesota.
We anticipate that the program will carry one hour of CLE credit. The application for credit will be processed following the seminar. The State Bar will bill attorneys $3.50 for the credit hour, if the program is approved. The program is free to attend. Please use this link to register.