Forensic Interviewer Resume Samples

A Forensic Interviewer is responsible for providing culturally appropriate, developmentally sensitive, and legally defensible forensic interviews of children and adolescents for any allegation of abuse made or for any traumatic event witnessed by them. While each case determines the exact duties, the following are certain duties found on the Forensic Interviewer Resume – coordinating, facilitating, and participating in bi-monthly MDT case reviews, taking part in peer reviews, responding to subpoenas and testifying upon request, conducting forensic interviews with children and adolescents; responding to subpoenas and providing testimony, and participating in ongoing professional development.

Skills and qualifications include the following – direct experience working with abused children and their families, knowledge, and understanding of child development, child abuse dynamics, and the impact of trauma; experience working with children and families, and the ability to handle stress and handle emergencies; and strong listening skills. A degree is considered mandatory, however, possessing a master’s degree will be preferred.

Forensic Interviewer Resume example

Forensic Interviewer Resume

Objective : As a Forensic Interviewer, responsible for Facilitating non-leading interviews to children using the most appropriate techniques, Coordinating a multi-disciplinary team comprised of individuals internal and external to Nationwide Children's Hospital.

Skills : Provides Strategic Leadership And Management.

Description :

    1. Interviewed children alleging sexual abuse using forensic interviewing techniques in accordance with the National Children's Alliance and Michigan State Forensic Interviewing Protocol.
    2. Assesed the child's development.
    3. Established competence of child.
    4. Obtained data regarding traumatic history in a manner that meets legal requirements for evidence and meets social services need for protection and treatment.
    5. Ensured psychosocial well-being of child Facilitate Team Staffing: Coordinate interview schedules with members of the Multi -Disciplinary Team (MDT) and family.
    6. Summarized interview findings in a succinct and professional report.
    7. Ensured all documentation meets legal requirements and multi-agency needs Obtain information from parent/guardian of the child prior to the interview.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelor's In Child Development


Forensic Interviewer Resume

Headline : Experienced Social service professional that is compassionate, hardworking, dedicated and able to work with clients from diverse backgrounds, conditions, and circumstances.

Skills : Microsoft Word and Excel, Internet Explorer, Microsoft Outlook, Organization, team player, quick learner.

Description :

    1. Conducted and coordinated Forensic Interviews with child victims that have experienced crisis related trauma.
    2. Testified in criminal courtroom proceedings on the Forensic Interview Protocol and the client's disclosure statement.
    3. Updated and compiled client information for monthly, quarterly, and bi-annual statistics.
    4. Systemized case information into client database.
    5. Coordinated and facilitated monthly Multidisciplinary Team Meetings.
    6. Trained and mentored Secondary Forensic Interviewer.
    7. Supervised and mentored graduating students.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Science


Forensic Interviewer Resume

Headline : Seeking a Forensic Interviewer position with an outstanding career opportunity that will offer a rewarding work environment along with a winning team that will fully utilize management skills.

Skills : Powerpoint, Computer, Customer Service, Management, Filing, Fax, Training, Staff Development.

Description :

    1. Worked in collaboration with a multidisciplinary child protective investigative team in each county.
    2. Conducted over four hundred Forensic interviews.
    3. Regularly met supervision and peer review recommendations.
    4. Completed monthly statistical reports and document information written and online in statewide NCATrak.
    5. Developed and implemented individualized plans and goals with each depending upon their circumstances.
    6. Visited may have been conducted in the office or the home.
    7. Ensured the parent/guardian understands and signs the consent form.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Master Of Social Work

Forensic Interviewer Resume

Objective : Currently employed by Lufkin Police Department, working in the Communications Division. I have more than 17 years of employment with the Lufkin Police Department. I have a vast knowledge and understanding of the many different divisions and various agencies within the public safety community both law enforcement and civilian.

Skills : Communications, Organizational , Customer Service , Investigations, Multitasking, Transcription, Records Management, Record Keeping, Team Leader, Courtroom Testimony, Typing, Interviewing, Critical Listening.

Description :

    1. Conduct specialized recorded fact finding forensic interviews with children of all ages who are alleged to have been victims of sexual, physical abuse, or who are at risk for abuse or who may have been witnesses to violent or felonious crimes.
    2. Gathered essential information for both Child Protective Services (CPS) and law enforcement to aid in both civil and criminal investigations.
    3. Worked very closely with prosecutors, law enforcement and CPS to minimize the trauma that a child faces during the process.
    4. Facilitated the Multidisciplinary Team meetings (MDT) and maintains close working relationships with all agencies and persons involved.
    5. Responsible for case tracking and management, as well as maintaining statistics for grants and quarterly reports that were essential to fund the child advocacy center (CAC) which is a non-profit organization and facilitate prevention and reporting training for individuals and agencies who work with children.
    6. Assisted with facilitating parenting classes.
    7. Provided assistance to the victim, non-offending caregivers and family members, utilizing various community agencies within the community.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
GED

Forensic Interviewer Resume

Headline : To obtain a Forensic Interviewer position within the Human Service industry that will allow me to utilize my educational and professional background.

Skills : Powerpoint, Excell, Access, Lexis Nexis and training in relativity.

Description :

    1. Transcribed recordings for prosecutors.
    2. Actively participated in Case Review meetings, Child Protection Center staff meetings, and other training/collaboration opportunities.
    3. Served on community committees and provides community training about child abuse prevention and CPC services.
    4. Obtained and documented case outcomes from multi-disciplinary team members.
    5. Prepared for and provided court testimony regarding ACPC cases and requested expert testimony.
    6. Obtained referral information from multi-disciplinary team members and enters into appropriate documentation.
    7. Participated in regular forensic interview peer review and ongoing training related to forensic interviewing, child abuse, compliance with National Childrens Alliance Standards, and any other trainings identified appropriate for role and to maintain licensure if applicable.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Social Work

Forensic Interviewer Resume

Objective : Forensic Interviewer with 4 years of experience in Collaborating effectively with an interdisciplinary team to identify, assess, and report suspected child abuse as required by law, with particular attention to risk reduction and prevention, and also Demonstrating the appropriate use of mental health interventions when working with children and parents.

Skills : Interviewer, Coordinating Skills.

Description :

    1. Networked with community agencies, service providers and businesses to foster positive interagency working relationships.
    2. Conducted neutral fact-finding interviews with children ages 2-17 who are involved in child abuse investigations and/or are witnesses to violent crime.
    3. Collaborated and consulted with law enforcement offices, department of children services, district attorney personnel and other multidisciplinary team members to obtain information regarding the developmental and social history of the child prior to the interview.
    4. Coordinated and conducted recorded interview of the victim with the participation of the multidisciplinary investigative team.
    5. Conducted follow-up interviews and/or evaluations when appropriate.
    6. Participated with the MDT Case Review.
    7. Testified in civil and criminal court proceedings, as appropriate or requested, on the interview process and techniques as well as on specific interviews.
              Years of Experience
              Experience
              2-5 Years
              Experience Level
              Level
              Executive
              Education
              Education
              MS

              Forensic Interviewer Resume

              Summary : Advanced Microsoft Office Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook software program skills Over 30 years mental health, counselor, and social work experience Communications expert; able to diffuse hostile confrontations, relay bad-news, and foster goodwill Strong organizational and priority-setting skills required for fast-paced multi-tasking work environments.

              Skills : Forensic Interviewer, Phlebotomist, County Caseworker, Mental Health Experience.

              Description :

                1. Trained and certified in the RATAC model of Forensic Interviewing, my responsibilities are to assist in the interviewing of children who have been sexually and/or physically abused.
                2. Upon completing on the interview process, I will be responsible for the documentation of the Forensic report submitted to the Caseworker, District Attorney's Office, and the Police agency handling the investigation.
                3. Ensure that there is an audio and visual recording of the interview.
                4. Attend the hearings that come about due to charges being filed.
                5. Testify to the findings of the interview and my interactions with that particular child.
                6. Maintain a working file on any/every interview completed to refer back to when a trial is necessary.
                7. Participate in Peer Reviews and/or MDIT (Multi-Disciplinary Investigative Team) meetings as needed.
              Years of Experience
              Experience
              10+ Years
              Experience Level
              Level
              Senior
              Education
              Education
              GED

              Forensic Interviewer Resume

              Objective : A people-oriented individual with previous teaching, case management, and administrative experience, Working well with individuals of diverse backgrounds, cultures, and occupations. Proven leadership and insight when anticipating, identifying, and resolving problems. Communicate effectively - orally and in writing.

              Skills : Microsoft Excel, Management Experience, Management Experience.

              Description :

                1. Conducted forensic interviews of children and adolescents alleging severe physical and/or sexual abuse.
                2. Served as a vital part of the multidisciplinary team, consisting of the Child Advocacy Center, Metro Police Department, Department of Child Services and the District Attorney's Office.
                3. Facilitated pre/post interview multidisciplinary case staffing.
                4. Presented written summaries of interviews and entered all case notes into the multidisciplinary team database.
                5. Testified in court when called to do so.
                6. Provided forensic interviewing training to agencies in the community.
                7. Hosted and participated in fundraising activities.
              Years of Experience
              Experience
              2-5 Years
              Experience Level
              Level
              Executive
              Education
              Education
              Bachelor Of Science

              Forensic Interviewer Resume

              Headline : To obtain a challenging Forensic Interviewer position, where my skills and previous work experience will be utilized for the benefit of this organization.

              Skills : Managing Skills, Multitaking.

              Description :

                1. Responsible for interviewing children that have suffered some kind of abuse; physical, sexual, emotional, and have even been witnesses to other crimes.
                2. Dealed with Law Enforcement agencies for all of Hidalgo and Starr Counties in order to coordinate the investigation.
                3. Worked along with Child Protective Agencies in order to coordinate the family investigations.
                4. Attended court on an as needed base to testify against the perpetrators that have been accused of crime against children.
                5. Worked with families on a daily basis offering counseling and other assistance.
                6. Participated in community based functions in representation of the agency.
                7. Conducted forensic interviews of children and adolescents of alleged abuse Respond to subpoenas and testify when requested Complete initial intake/assessment Worked closely with Law Enforcement, Child Protective Service, and District Attorney.
              Years of Experience
              Experience
              5-7 Years
              Experience Level
              Level
              Executive
              Education
              Education
              BA

              Forensic Interviewer Resume

              Summary : Responsible for Managing subpoenas effectively and provides court testimony as appropriate, Understanding and appreciating linguistically appropriate approaches.

              Skills : Written Skills, Training Skills.

              Description :

                1. Coordinated and assisted workshops, special events, training, and annual conference Coordinating presentations/outreach to schools and community Case File Maintenance Prepare case review meeting.
                2. Secured all client files in a filing cabinet.
                3. Worked a flexible schedule as required by the needs of the position. 
                4. Interviewed parents/caregivers and multidisciplinary team members regarding the history of the patient, circumstances of the referral, and existing allegations.
                5. Conducted forensic interviews of children and dependent adults who are suspected victims of abuse or who have witnessed crime.
                6. Prepared written reports of the forensic interviews for members of the multidisciplinary team.
                7. Documented data in Epic and NCAtrak.
                                    Years of Experience
                                    Experience
                                    7-10 Years
                                    Experience Level
                                    Level
                                    Management
                                    Education
                                    Education
                                    High School Diploma