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.
- 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.