The recording of this webinar is now available by clicking on Training Details.
The webinar provides 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
The powerpoint slides from the presentation are available here.
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.