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Techniques for Successfully Interviewing Your Child Client

June 21

Understand the unique challenges of interviewing children and the guidelines concerning interviewing strategies.

Effectively interviewing children requires specialized knowledge and techniques related to child development in order to achieve optimal results. Attorneys and judges are often tasked with decisions about whether to interview children and, if so, the best approach. This topic will provide an overview of evidence-based methods that are developmentally sensitive, taking into account the unique emotional, social, linguistic, cognitive, and behavioral factors that apply to children and their ability to participate meaningfully in the legal process.

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Over 34 years and 1.4 million customers worth of experience providing continuing education. Our passion is providing you world-class training to help you succeed in business and as a professional.

Agenda

Identify and Understand the Unique Challenges of Interviewing Children

Determine Whether or Not to Examine a Child Directly, Utilize Recommended Modifications, or Alternative Options

Understand What the Research Shows About Children's Reliability and Ability to Participate Meaningfully in the Legal Process

Recognize Relevant Professional Guidelines Concerning Child Interviewing Strategies

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Summary and Conclusions

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Over 34 years and 1.4 million customers worth of experience providing continuing education. Our passion is providing you world-class training to help you succeed in business and as a professional.

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  • AR CLE 1.5
     
  • This course has been approved for 1.5 hours of CLE by the Arkansas CLE Board.
     
  • Arizona CLE 1.5
     
  • The State Bar of Arizona does not approve or accredit CLE activities for the Mandatory Continuing Legal Education requirement. This activity may qualify for up to 1.5 hours toward your annual CLE requirement for the State Bar of Arizona.
     
  • CA MCLE 1.5
     
  • Lorman Business Center, LLC. is a State Bar of California approved MCLE sponsor and this course qualifies for 1.5 CLE hours of participatory credit.
     
  • CT CLE 1.5
     
  • Neither the Connecticut Judicial Branch nor the Commission on Minimum Continuing Legal Education approve or accredit CLE providers or activities. This course has been approved for CLE credit in jurisdictions aside from CT and therefore it automatically meets the content and delivery requirements in Connecticut. Credit is based on a 60 minute credit hour and shall be awarded as follows: 1.5 CLE credit(s).
     
  • HI CLE 1.5
     
  • This program was approved by the Hawaii State Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE credit hours.
     
  • IL CLE 1.5
     
  • This course was approved for a total of 1.5 hours of MCLE Credit by the Illinois MCLE Board.
     
  • ME CLE 1.5
     
  • This course has been approved by the State of Maine Board of Overseers of the Bar. Lawyers who complete this course shall receive 1.5 hours of CLE credit under M. Bar R. 5.
     
  • MN CLE 1.5
     
  • This program has been approved by the Minnesota Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 hours of credit.
     
  • MO CLE 1.8
     
  • This program has been approved by the Missouri Bar for 1.8 hours of CLE.
     
  • MS CLE 1.5
     
  • This program has been approved by the Mississippi Commission on Continuing Legal Education for a maximum of 1.5 credit hours.
     
  • ND CLE 1.5
     
  • This program has been reviewed by the North Dakota Commission for Continuing Legal Education and approved for 1.5 hours of CLE credit.
     
  • NH MCLE 1.5
     
  • NH MCLE does not approve or accredit CLE activities for the NH Minimum CLE requirement. Lorman Education Services believes this course meets the requirement of NH Supreme Court Rule 53 and may qualify for CLE credit(s). Program Length: 90 Minutes.
     
  • NJ CLE 1.8
     
  • This program has been approved by the Board on Continuing Legal Education of the Supreme Court of New Jersey for 1.8 hours of total CLE credit.
     
  • NM CLE 1.5
     
  • This program has been approved by the New Mexico Minimum Continuing Legal Education Board for 1.5 hours of credit.
     
  • NV CLE 1.5
     
  • This program has been approved by the Nevada Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE hours.
     
  • PA CLE 1.5
     
  • This Distance Learning program has been approved by the Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board for 1.5 hours of substantive law, practice and procedure CLE credit.
     
  • RI CLE 1.5
     
  • This program has been approved by the Rhode Island Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Commission for 1.5 hours of CLE credit.
     
  • TN CLE 1.5
     
  • This program has been approved as a distance learning format by the Tennessee Commission on Continuing Legal Education for a maximum of 1.5 hours of credit.
     
  • UT CLE 1.5
     
  • This program has been approved by the Utah State Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE hours.
     
  • VA CLE 1.5
     
  • This program has been approved by the Virginia Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Board for 1.5 CLE credit hours.
     
  • VT CLE 1.5
     
  • This program has been approved by the Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Board of Vermont for 1.5 hours of CLE credit.
     
  • WA CLE 1.5
     
  • This program has been approved by the Washington State Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 hours of Law & Legal Procedure credit.
     
  • WI CLE 1.5
     
  • This program has been approved by the Board of Bar Examiners for 1.5 hours for use toward the Wisconsin Mandatory CLE requirement.
     
  • WV MCLE 1.8
     
  • This program has been approved by the West Virginia State Bar MCLE Commission for 1.8 MCLE hours.
     
  • NALA 1.5
     
  • This program is applicable for continuing legal assistant education credit. Please check with your accrediting board to see if this course will qualify towards your recertification requirements. Program Length: 1.5 hour(s).
     

This program does NOT qualify, nor meet the National Standard for NASBA accreditation.

Who should attend?

This live webinar is primarily designed for attorneys; other legal professionals may also benefit from attending.

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Why Lorman?

Over 34 years and 1.4 million customers worth of experience providing continuing education. Our passion is providing you world-class training to help you succeed in business and as a professional.

Faculty

Rachel Buehner, Ph.D., M.Ed.

Rachel Buehner, Ph.D., M.Ed.

Shelton Forensic Solutions, LLC

  • Forensic evaluator, licensed psychologist, and clinical supervisor in correctional psychology
  • In her work with Shelton Forensic Solutions, LLC, she provides treatment and evaluation for court-active families, expert witness testimony, and reunification therapy
  • Worked in family-court active forensic psychology for more than a decade
  • Is recognized for her experience in treating and interviewing children during contentious divorce and custody cases as well as sexual abuse victimization cases
  • Current president of the Kentucky Psychological Association and a current member of the American Psychological Association's Division 56 (Trauma Psychology) and Division 37 (Society for Child and Family Policy and Practice)
Sarah Shelton, Psy.D., M.P.H., M.S.C.P.

Sarah Shelton, Psy.D., M.P.H., M.S.C.P.

Shelton Forensic Solutions, LLC

  • Forensic psychologist, evaluator, and professor
  • Owns and operates a multistate multidisciplinary forensic practice, Shelton Forensic Solutions, LLC, which provides evaluation, expert witness testimony, treatment, mediation, training, and consulting for court systems, government entities, the corporate sector, and private consumers
  • 15 years of experience forensically interviewing children and consulting and training legal professionals on evidence-based techniques for effectively examining children
  • Has unique training and expertise on the nuances of developmental factors that are critical to understand when interviewing children
  • Recognized expert and has published and presented nationally on this topic
  • President-elect of the International Association of Correctional and Forensic Psychology, former president/chair of the National Register of Health Service Psychologists, and former president of the Kentucky Psychological Association
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Product ID: 405807
Published 2021
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