Project FIND Advanced Certificate Training
The Advanced Forensic Interviewing Individuals with Disabilities (Project FIND) certificate is a five-day training designed for established forensic interviewers with previous basic training and extensive experience in forensic interviewing and or working with individuals with disabilities. The certificate is founded in forensic interviewing best practices with considerations and adaptations to account for individual disability, mental health disorder, language capacity and cultural background. The curriculum is designed to support forensic interviewers to gather information from alleged victims and witnesses in the most reliable and legally defensible manner.
Minimum requirements include:
- Completion of basic forensic interviewing training (minimum 32 hours)
- Completion of 100 interviews and or a minimum 2 years’ experience working with individuals with disabilities and/or an expert review/letter of recommendation.
Minimum Number of Attendees Required: 12
Maximum Number of Attendees Allowed: 24
These trainings are held online in eight sessions over five days.
The weekly schedule will be as follows:
- Monday – 8:45 a.m. to noon and 1 to 4:30 p.m.
- Tuesday – 9 a.m. to noon
- Wednesday – 9 a.m. to noon and 1 to 4:30 p.m.
- Thursday – 9 a.m. to noon
- Friday – 9 a.m. to noon and 1 to 4:30 p.m.
To register for upcoming Project FIND trainings, fill out the FIND Advanced Attendee Application.
There are no upcoming dates.