National Conferences

 


The Robert D. McCormick Center for Child Advocacy and Policy proudly presents:

The Tenth Annual National Conference

Investigative Interviewing of Children: The Intersection of Practice, Policy, and Research

May 20th, 2015

8:00 – 3:30 pm 

Registration is now closed

We will accomodate Walk In Registration

 

Location:

The Conference Center
University Hall, 7th Floor

Montclair State University
1 Normal Avenue
Montclair, NJ 07043

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Contact us:

Phone: 973-655-4188
Email: chadconf@mail.montclair.edu

 

Links:


Investigative Interviewing of Children: The Intersection of Practice, Policy, and Research


Parking / Lunch

Keynote Speakers

Martine Powell, PhD

Professor of Psychology

Deakin University, AU

Debra Poole, PhD

Professor of Psychology

Central Michigan University

 

8:00 am: 

Registration check in / Continental Breakfast

8:00 am - 9:00 am

Poster Presentations

9:00 am– 9:15 am

Welcome/ Opening Remarks

9:15 am – 10:15 am:

Morning Keynote address

Dr. Martine Powell

10:30 am – 11:30 am

Breakout Session 1 (Choose one workshop)

1. Talking with Child Victims Early in the Investigation: Techniques for First Responders and
    Field Interviewers
    Susan H. Curcio, Esq., Adjunct Faculty, McCormick Center, Montclair State University
    *CLE Pending

2. Cultural Competence and Child Interviewing: Understanding Religious Factors in Interviewing
    Karen L. Haboush, PsyD
    Anne Meltzer, PsyD
    Rachel Wang, BA, Doctoral Candidate
    Juhi Farooqui, BA Candidate
    *CEU for social workers: 1 hour

3. Narrative Practice: Evidence Based Interviewing Techniques to Foster a Child’s Informative Responses
    Michele Greenburg, LMSW
    Forensic Interviewer Faculty & Committee Member
    NY State Forensic Interviewing Best Practices
    *CEU for social workers: 1 hour

11:30 am – 1:00 pm 

Lunch (on your own)

1:15 pm – 2:15 pm

Afternoon Keynote Address:

Dr.  Debra Poole

2:30 pm – 3:30 pm: 

Breakout Session 2 (Choose one workshop)

1. Interviewing Children on the Autism Spectrum: A Father’s Perspective
    David M. Fallon, Special Agent, U.S. DHS ICE, Homeland Security Investigations
    Lynne Wilson-Bruchet, Victim Assistance Specialist, U.S. DHS ICE, Homeland Security Investigations

2. Child-First/Finding Words Forensic Interview Protocol 2014 Updates
    Joseph A. Del Russo, Esq., Adjunct Faculty, McCormick Center, Montclair State University
    Anthony V. D’Urso, PsyD, Associate Professor, Psychology, Montclair State University
    *CLE pending

3. Considerations When Interviewing Children about Repeated Events
    Sonja Brubacher, PhD, Centre for Investigative Interviewing, Deakin University, AU