Investigative Interviewing of Children: Achieving Best Evidence

Working Together - Training Together

By Liz Davies, Debbie Townsend

This manual provides material for extensive, advanced-level joint training of police officers and social workers, to improve the investigative interviewing of child victims and witnesses in possible child abuse cases and similar circumstances. The books 19 presentations and 22 activities comprise a full 5-day training program. It is recommended for advanced-level joint training with social workers and police officers of varied levels of experience, including those linked to the UK's Local Safeguarding Children's Boards and the UK's Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Families Association. It provides teamwork tools for those who work in child abuse investigations, domestic violence units, and the investigation of child trafficking. The book includes extensively tested, high-quality material that follows English and Welsh statutory guidance, and is adaptable for use in Scotland and Northern Ireland. It directly addresses major gaps in UK training and meets concerns raised by high profile inquiries of the last two decades.

159 pages

Publication Date: 11/1/2008
Format: Spiral/Wiro/Comb
ISBN: 9781905541331

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