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Interviewing Preschoolers

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Interviewing Preschoolers

Ahern, E. C., Andrews, S. J., Stolzenberg, S. N., & Lyon, T. D. (2015). The productivity of wh-prompts in child forensic interviews. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 33(13), 2007-2015.

Gagon, K., & Cyr, M. (2017). Sexual abuse and preschoolers: Forensic details in regard of question types. Child Abuse & Neglect, 67, 109-118.

Lamb, M. E., Malloy, L. C., Hershkowitz, I., & La Rooy, D. (2015). Children and the law. In R. Lerner & M. E. Lamb (Eds.), Handbook of child psychology and developmental science (pp. 464-512). Hoboken, NJ: Wiley.

Magnusson, M., Ernberg, E., & Landstrom, S. (2017). Preschoolers’ disclosures of child sexual abuse: Examining corroborated cases from Swedish courts. Child Abuse & Neglect, 70, 199-209.

Malloy, L. C., Orbach, Y., Lamb, M. E., & Walker, A. G. (2017). “How” and “why” prompts in forensic investigative interviews with preschool children. Psychology, Public Policy, and Law, 23(3), 281-289.

Stolzenberg, S. N., McWilliams, K., & Lyon, T. D. (2017). Spatial language, question type, and young children’s ability to describe clothing: Legal and developmental implications. Law and Human Behavior, 41(4), 398-409.

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Research-to-Practice –

Do Forensic Interview Protocols Work for Preschoolers?
Guidelines for Age-Appropriate Questions 

Online trainings in:

 NCAC Virtual Training Center

  • I just knowed it – What can we expect from our youngest victims
  • Child Development 101
  • Interviewing Preschoolers

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