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The Victim Interview: Adapting the Forensic Interview Model to Sexually Trafficked Minors

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This presentation will assist law enforcement, prosecutors, and forensic interviewers with the tools needed to work with the victim population often found in domestic minor sex trafficking cases. Interviewers often either use a forensic interviewing model or a suspect interviewing model. Victims of domestic sex trafficking, however, typically needs an approach that is a hybrid of the two models. This presentation will teach participants to use the semi-structured cognitive interview protocol (National Institute of Child Health and Human Development) of forensic interviewing, yet adapted to the needs of sex trafficking victims.

Date Created: November 10, 2022