Forensic Interviewing: A Primer for Child Welfare Professionals

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Forensic Interviewing: A Primer for Child Welfare Professionals

Author(s): Information Gateway

Year Published: 2023

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Forensic interviewing is a means of gathering information from a victim or witness for use in a legal setting, such as a court hearing. It is a key component of many child protective services investigations. This factsheet provides child welfare professionals with a brief overview of forensic interviewing so they can better understand how such interviews affect their practice with children and families.

Suggested Citation: Child Welfare Information Gateway. (2023). Forensic interviewing: A primer for child welfare professionals. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, Children's Bureau. 

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