Speaking with Children: Advice from Investigative Interviewers
18 Pages Posted: 1 Aug 2001
Date Written: July 2001
This chapter is a brief overview of research-supported child interviewing strategies that can maximize the quality and quantity of information produced by children when questioned about abuse. I discuss the need to use open-ended questions, instructions, and practice narratives, and the importance of avoiding age-inappropriate questions regarding number and time.
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