Child Interviewing 2020: Update on Research and Practice

Child Interviewing 2020: Update on Research and Practice

Brief Overview

Dr. Lyon will discuss the major research advances in 2019/2020 that help interviewers to do a better job when they question children, and whenever possible, provide videotaped examples of the novel procedures.

This training is presented by the Midwest Regional Children’s Advocacy Center and you can register online.

Expert Presenter

Thomas D. Lyon, JD, PhD, is the Judge Edward J. and Ruey L. Guirado Chair in Law and Psychology at the University of Southern California. His research interests include child abuse and neglect, child witnesses, and domestic violence. He is the Past-President of the American Psychological Association’s Section on Child Maltreatment (Division 37) and a former member of the Board of Directors of the American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children. His work has been supported by the National Institutes of Health, the National Science Foundation, the United States Department of Justice, the National Center on Child Abuse and Neglect, the California Endowment, and the Haynes Foundation.