sexual abuse Essay

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Interviewing for Child Sexual Abuse
1. Interview- Meeting with another person to converse, question or consult.
Interrogation- The questioning of a person, that may have information about a certain subject.
2. Forensic means the steps of a scientific method and techniques to the investigation of crime that has been taken place.
3. Documentation is important because it helps answer questions. Pertinent information is documented in order to go back to use in a court case if needed.
4. “Setting the stage“ for the interview is getting to know more about the child; what is his or her name, age, grade in schools etc. getting the child to become comfortable is a great way of beginning.
5. The types of questions that should be used are “who lives at your house?” “What do you do with that person?” “What happens when you are with this person?” Details of the abuse should be asked. Dolls are a type of media that is used with most interviews with children because it help the child identify body parts and is helpful when going back to ask the child about the sexual abuse that may have occurred.
6. Professionals determine whether to proceed by the information that they receive from the child during the interview. Info that goes into making this decision is police evidence, and the child’s ability to describe the abuse.
Interviewing for Child Sexual Abuse
1. Interview- Meeting with another person to converse, question or consult.
Interrogation- The questioning of a person, that may have information about a certain subject.
2. Forensic means the steps of a scientific method and techniques to the investigation of crime that has been taken place.
3. Documentation is important because it helps answer questions. Pertinent information is documented in order to go back to use in a court case if needed.
4. “Setting the stage“ for the interview is getting to know more about the child; what is his or her name, age, grade in schools etc. getting the child to become comfortable is a great way of beginning.
5. The types of questions that should be used are “who lives at your house?” “What do you do with that person?” “What happens when you are with this person?” Details of the abuse should be asked. Dolls are a type of media that is used with most interviews with children because it help the child identify body parts and is helpful when going back to ask the child about the sexual abuse that may have occurred.
6. Professionals determine whether to proceed by the information that they receive from the child during the interview. Info that goes into making this decision…