To participate in this course, participants need to meet the following criteria:
- Has completed a nationally-recognized forensic interview protocol training
- Conducts forensic interviews of children as a primary job duty
- For Spanish-speaking interviewers, conducts forensic interviews in Spanish
- Has little or no access to local supervision or peer review
- Faces challenges to regular peer review
- Has permission and the ability to provide a minimum of two recorded interviews for review by the group leader
- Must commit to monthly, 90-minute discussion groups via webinar-type format, provided by the group leader
- Must commit to two individual consultation meetings with the group leader
- Has written permission from a supervisor and/or prosecuting attorney to participate in this process
- Can provide a copy of nationally-recognized forensic interview protocol to the group leader
Individuals interested in participating in the Mentoring and Consultation Groups must apply by selecting the apply button below by the deadline. All applications will be reviewed by a panel of experienced forensic interviewers to determine if the applicant meets specific criteria for participation.
Mentoring and Consultation Groups for Forensic Interviews
Applications open from November 28 - December 7, 2022.
This project is supported by Grant No. 2020-CI-FX-K001 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.