Language and Children in Interviews

Language and Children in Interviews

Target Audience

This training is offered by request only for professionals who interview children with the purpose of gathering information for investigations.


This training, presented by Forensic Interviewer Colleen Brazil, MSW, LIMHP, focuses on language development of children with the purpose of helping professionals understand how to best interview children to gather accurate and reliable information. 

 Participants will learn:

  • Differences in the ways adults and children use and understand language
  • Tips for how to gather reliable, accurate information from children in professional interviews
  • Common mistakes and words that may be problematic when interviewing children

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Some trainings can be offered in Spanish.