Journals Higher Education



Published: 06 September 2013

206 Pages

7 x 10 inches

ISBN: 9780199730896

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Evidence-based Child Forensic Interviewing

The Developmental Narrative Elaboration Interview

Karen J. Saywitz and Lorinda B. Camparo

Programs That Work

  • Outlines a developmentally sensitive interview process for forensic interviews with children ages 3-12
  • Presents an evidence-based approach with 16 years of research and randomized trials to support it
  • Incorporates best practice principles, literature in child development, and contemporary studies of child interviewing
  • Increases accuracy and amount of information children provide, while reducing the potential for miscommunication and suggestibility
  • Shows benefits to children who are traditionally more difficult to interview, including children with learning disabilities, low IQ, and children from low SES, ethnic-minority communities
  • Includes activities for developing rapport and addressing reluctance; explanations to demystify the legal process; and sample questions specific to allegations of abuse and neglect

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