The training includes:
- Seven group meetings, 90 minutes in length
- Two peer review meetings with group leader
- Required readings
The entire training will take approximately 12 to 14 hours to complete for the seven month period Mentoring and Consultation Groups is in session.
Four Mentoring and Consultation Groups, with up to ten participants in each group, will be created, and each group will be assigned to a highly skilled forensic interview specialist/trainer.
One group will be dedicated to Spanish speaking forensic interviewers.
Dates of the 2021 Group Webinars (each 90 minutes in length)
All webinars begin at 10:00 a.m. Central Time.
|MCG Meeting||Group A*||Group B||Group C||Group D|
|Kick Off Meeting||January 12||January 21||January 12||January 21|
|MCG #2||February 9||February 18||February 9||February 18|
|MCG #3||March 2||March 11||March 2||March 11|
|MCG #4||April 13||April 22||April 13||April 22|
|MCG #5||May 11||May 20||May 11||May 20|
|MCG #6||June 8||June 17||June 8||June 17|
|MCG #7||July 13||July 22||July 13||July 22|
Applications accept through November 20, 2020.
Applicants will be notified on December 9, 2020 via email whether or not they have been selected for the class.
For more information, email Laura Buff.
*Group A is designed exclusively for Spanish speaking forensic interviewers.
This project is supported by a grant awarded by the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice. Points of view or opinions in this document are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the official position or policies of the U.S. Department of Justice.