Interdisciplinary trainings on child friendly interviewing in Poland

In June 2010 the Nobody's Children Foundation conducted training titled "Child - witness with special needs. Practice of friendly interviewing of child witnesses." Two-day training was addressed to interdisciplinary teams of judges, prosecutors and psychologists participating in interviewing minors and cooperating under a particular local court. The aim of the training was to enhance participants knowledge regarding child victims of crime and methods of interviewing minor witnesses, with particular reference to interviewing under art. 185 a and b of Code of Criminal Procedure (185a refers to minors below 15 - victims of sexual violence or family violence and 185 b refers to minors below 15 who witnessed sexual violence or other crime with a use of violence), assisting child and the family in the course of intervention, as well as establishing a connection with a child who suffered from traumatic experience.
The training was conducted by specialists from the Nobody's Children Foundation experienced in diagnosis, therapy and interviewing of abused children.
Organizing of the training was cofinanced by the OAK Foundation in the frame of "Childhood without abuse - toward a better child protection system in Eastern Europe" project. Next traning on thistopic will be caried out in September.

Submitted by admin on Mon, 2010-07-12 15:09.