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Talking to Child Victims for Prosecutors

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This webinar will discuss children's language development to give prosecutors a better idea of how to speak and ask questions of child victims. The webinar will provide a brief overview of the interviewing field, and factors which may affect children's reports. The webinar will also provide practical guidance on how to discuss past abuse without leading/highly suggestive questioning to obtain important details and increase the chances of positive case outcomes.

Note: This event will be recorded and may be posted to OJJDP’s Multimedia webpage and to the NTTAC and OJJDP YouTube channels. Attendee names and affiliations will not be displayed if posted.

Date Created: March 25, 2021