An interview is a well-structured question-and-answer session designed to elicit information. It differs from an ordinary conversation in that the interview is structured, not free-form, and is designed for a purpose.
Interviewing Witnesses and Suspects
offers an introduction to interviewing by examining the entire interview process. From choosing an interview strategy to obtaining a signed statement of confession, this course provides helpful tips to make your next interview successful.
Types of interview questions
Legal considerations regarding the interview process
Common interviewing obstacles
Mechanics of an interview
Behaviors that either facilitate or inhibit communication
Techniques to obtain cooperation from interview subjects
Strategies for admission-seeking interviews and obtaining signed statements
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Table of Contents:
Lesson 1: Introduction
Lesson 2: Obstacles in Interviewing
Lesson 3: Interviewing Strategies
Lesson 4: Inhibitors of Communication
Lesson 5: Facilitators of Communication
Lesson 6: Legal Considerations
Lesson 7: Communication Skills
Lesson 8: Developing Effective Questions
Lesson 9: Form
Lesson 10: Content
Lesson 11: Timing
Lesson 12: The Mechanics of the Interview
Lesson 13: The Subject Matter and Purpose of the Interview
Lesson 14: The Setting of the Interview
Lesson 15: Establishing Rapport and Calibrating the Subject
Lesson 16: Questioning the Subject
Lesson 17: Admission-Seeking Interviews
Lesson 18: Making a Direct Accusation
Lesson 19: Establish Rationalization and Diffuse Alibis
Lesson 20: Alternative Questions and Benchmark Admissions
Lesson 21: Verbal Confession
Lesson 22: Obtaining a Signed Statement of Confession
Lesson 23: Wrapping Up the Interview Process
Lesson 24: Conclusion
You Will Learn How To:
Compare the different types of interview questions
Ascertain legal considerations regarding the interview process
Identify common interviewing obstacles
Recognize the mechanics of an interview
Discern behaviors that either facilitate or inhibit communication
Identify techniques for obtaining cooperation from interview subjects
Recognize strategies for admission-seeking interviews and obtaining signed statements
Field of Study: Communications and Marketing
Last updated: June 2017 Please note: To be eligible for CPE credit, you must complete the final exam within one year of purchase date. You may only claim CPE credit for a course once.
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