CornerHouse Basic Forensic Interview Training

CornerHouse Basic Forensic Interview Training

About the Training

This training teaches the CornerHouse Forensic Interview Protocol™: a credible, reliable, developmentally flexible and non-traumatic forensic interview protocol appropriate for children, adolescents, and vulnerable adults who allege sexual and physical abuse or witness a violent crime.

As a blended learning program, this course includes 6 hours online and 4.5 days in-person. This highly interactive training includes lecture and discussion, review of CornerHouse video-recorded interviews, skill-building exercises, and an interview practicum. Courses are outcome-based and include an exam upon completion.

Register through the CornerHouse website.

Course Topics

  • The CornerHouse Forensic Interview Protocol: A Developmental Approach
  • Foundations for Forensic Interviewing
  • CornerHouse Core Values
  • Multidisciplinary Teams
  • Child Development & Developmental Expectations
  • The Experience and Disclosure of Sexual Abuse
  • Forensic Use of Anatomical Dolls

Basic Training at CornerHouse is best suited for:

  • Forensic interviewers, child/adult protection workers, tribal social service investigators, law enforcement officers, and prosecuting attorneys
  • Multidisciplinary professionals who work in a Child Advocacy Center (CAC) and need to meet NCA accreditation standards
  • An individual or a member of a group of six or less from the same agency. If your group is larger than six, please see our On-site Basic Training option.

Benefits of training at CornerHouse include:

  • Extended opportunities for lecture, discussion, and experiential learning
  • Opportunity for every learner to perform an individualized interview practicum with a professional actor
  • Each learner receives peer review feedback from a multidisciplinary team
  • Each learner receives a copy of their interview practicum for further individual review and reflection
    Accredited by the National Children’s Alliance.

Details About Basic Forensic Interview Training at CornerHouse

  • 4.5 day in-person training
  • 6 hours of online training available 2 weeks before the in-person training
  • Online learning is moderated, interactive, and relates to in-person content
  • Small, personal, learning environment; enrollment limited to 24 learners
  • A light breakfast is provided every day and lunch on Monday and Thursday; participants are responsible for the tuition and all costs related to transportation, lodging, and other meals.


March 2, 2020
March 6, 2020
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