Kim Madden, MEd, LCMHC – Kim is a trainer and child forensic interview specialist with the National Children’s Advocacy Center (NCAC) in Huntsville, AL. She has 26 years of forensic interviewing experience, having conducted forensic interviews in both children’s advocacy centers (CACs) and hospital-based child medical evaluation settings. She has provided expert witness testimony for criminal and civil court proceedings in multiple jurisdictions. In addition to forensic interviewing, Kim has served in multiple capacities within a CAC setting: mentoring forensic interviewers, providing therapy services for children and adults, facilitating family violence support groups, and teaching evidence-based parenting interventions. Kim currently teaches the NCAC’s Forensic Interviewing of Children Training, Advanced Forensic Interviewing Training, as well as presents on forensic interviewing and victim advocacy topics at international, national, state, and local levels. Additionally, she worked with the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency as a faculty member for the Interdiction for the Protection of Children, a state-wide training initiative to help Alabama highway patrol officers recognize and effectively respond to vulnerable children. Kim received her master’s degree in counseling from the University of Toledo and is a licensed clinical mental health counselor. She also completed two years of additional training in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy through the North Carolina Child Treatment Program.