Achieving best evidence course Training for police officers and social workers who undertake joint interviews of children and vulnerable adults as part of a criminal investigation

Our face to face training course is developed in line with Ministry of Justice and ACPO guidance and will enhance your understanding of legislation relating to interviewing vulnerable witnesses and children.

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£1125 per person

5 day face-to-face training course

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For more information, contact us on 0808 800 5000 or help@nspcc.org.uk 

About this course

In this 5 day classroom-based course, you’ll learn how to:

  • demonstrate knowledge of the Ministry of Justice 2011 guidance Achieving Best Evidence in Criminal Proceedings, ACPO Visually Recorded Witness Interviews 2010 and the relevant legislation in relation to your role and responsibilities
  • describe the key child development theories that may have an impact on a child witness
  • enhance skills in the interviewing of vulnerable and intimidated witnesses in accordance with the guidance framework
  • identify and apply the principles of multi-agency working
  • develop strategies for planning and co-ordinating interviews
  • outline the requirements for the support and preparation of witnesses
  • show an awareness of the emotional impact of the work and identify support systems.

Achieving best evidence training is delivered by experienced and qualified NSPCC professionals with a police or social care background.

Achieving best evidence training is for social workers and police officers who investigate abuse of children and are at the beginning of their interviewing career.

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£1125 per person

5 day face-to-face training course

Book now

For more information, contact us on 0808 800 5000 or help@nspcc.org.uk 

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