MRCAC Child Interviewing 2023: Update on Research and Practice

Training Overview

This training is presented by Dr. Thomas D. Lyon, who will discuss the major research advances in 2022/2023 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 available on-demand.

Learning Objectives

  • Learn about the latest research relevant to child interviewing
  • Understand how to increase productivity in child interviews
  • Understanding how to minimize error and miscommunication in interviews

About Trainer

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.

Register through MRCAC

This training is approved by the Minnesota Board of Social Work for 1.5 hours of CEU through September 2024.


December 11, 2023
August 31
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