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Section 10
Child Forensic Interviewing: Best Practices

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U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Program

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- Listenbee, Robert L. Child Forensic Interviewing: Best Practices. U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Program. September 2015, p1-17.
Reviewed 2023

Forensic Interview Techniques in Child Sexual Abuse Cases: A Scoping Review

Fernandes, D., Gomes, J. P., Albuquerque, P. B., & Matos, M. (2023). Forensic Interview Techniques in Child Sexual Abuse Cases: A Scoping Review. Trauma, violence & abuse, 15248380231177317. Advance online publication.

Peer-Reviewed Journal Article References:
Dickinson, J. J., Brubacher, S. P., & Poole, D. A. (2015). Children’s performance on ground rules questions: Implications for forensic interviewing. Law and Human Behavior, 39(1), 87–97.

Dickinson, J. J., Lytle, N. E., & Poole, D. A. (2021). Tele-forensic interviewing can be a reasonable alternative to face-to-face interviewing of child witnesses. Law and Human Behavior, 45(2), 97–111.

Fessinger, M. B., & McAuliff, B. D. (2020). A national survey of child forensic interviewers: Implications for research, practice, and law. Law and Human Behavior, 44(2), 113–127.

Naar, S., Pennar, A. L., Wang, B., Brogan-Hartlieb, K., & Fortenberry, J. D. (2021). Tailored motivational interviewing (TMI): Translating basic science in skills acquisition into a behavioral intervention to improve community health worker motivational interviewing competence for youth living with HIV. Health Psychology.

Wolfman, M., Brown, D., & Jose, P. (2016). Talking past each other: Interviewer and child verbal exchanges in forensic interviews. Law and Human Behavior, 40(2), 107–117.

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