Andra Chamberlin, MA – Andra is a Trainer and Child Forensic Interview Specialist with the National Children’s Advocacy Center in Huntsville, AL. Andra has worked in the child abuse field since 1989 and began conducting forensic interviews in 1996. She has conducted forensic interviews in children’s advocacy centers (CACs) in Alabama and Texas. Andra currently teaches the NCAC’s Forensic Interviewing of Child Training, Advanced Forensic Interviewing of Children Training, as well as presents at local, regional, state, national and international child abuse conferences on child forensic interviewing. She is the developer and host of the online video series for forensic interviewers titled “Takeaway Tuesdays” and helped develop the first intermediate online forensic interview training in the United States titled “Building Forensic Interviewing Skills”. In addition to her ongoing work in the field of child forensic interviewing, Andra serves as a forensic interviewer mentor as part of the NCAC’s Mentoring and Consultation Groups for Child Forensic Interviewers. Andra was a member of a community organization which established the CAC in Midland Texas where she served as Program Director/Lead Forensic Interviewer for 14 years. She also piloted the development of a forensic interview protocol for the state of Texas and taught forensic interviewing training for 11 years for the Children’s Advocacy Centers of Texas. Andra has provided expert testimony for both criminal and civil court proceedings in multiple jurisdictions. She received her Master’s in Applied Research Psychology and Bachelor’s in Sociology from the University of Texas of the Permian Basin.