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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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
ADVANCED PREPARATION: NONE
FIELD OF STUDY: COMMUNICATIONS AND MARKETING
LAST UPDATED: JUNE 2019
DELIVERY METHOD: QAS SELF-STUDY
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
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