This is an advanced methods mini-course focused on forensic interviewing of children. The mini-course is particularly relevant to interviewing children alleged to have been sexually abused, but also relevant to gathering information from children about a spectrum of traumatic maltreatment experiences. This mini-course will provide a critical review of the research evidence that is relied upon in forensic interviewing of children, and will provide information about best practice. The course takes child-centered, social justice, and culturally responsive approaches that is inclusive of the child’s needs, developmental stage, and level of cognitive – emotional functioning, throughout the forensic interview process. Documenting the child’s disclosure about the specifics of the allegations will also be discussed.
FULLY IN PERSON
|Instructor:||Robert M. Ortega|
|U-M Class #:||35101|
|Time:||Sa/Su Saturday, November 7 and Sunday, November 8, 2020 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM|
press escape to closeProgram Type describes the program in which you are pursuing, i.e., residential or online part-time. At this time, residential students may not enroll in online part-time courses and online part-time students may not enroll in residential courses.
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|Credits:||1 Credit Hours|
|Mgmt & Leadership|
|Policy & Political|
|Children & Families||Elective (Host)|
University of Michigan
School of Social Work
1080 South University Avenue
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1106