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September 2024 – ChildFirst Indiana

September 23 @ 8:00 am September 27 @ 5:00 pm EDT

ChildFirst® is an intensive in-person five-day course taking place 8am – 5pm Eastern in which students learn the necessary skills to conduct a competent, investigative interview of a child abuse victim using the ChildFirst® Forensic Interview Protocol. This training will be held in Elkhart, Indiana.

ChildFirst® is an interactive course which combines lectures with demonstrations and hands-on experience. ChildFirst® is a flexible model and takes a holistic approach and explores for all forms of maltreatment. 

ChildFirst® is the ideal course for investigators, child protection workers, forensic interviewers, and prosecutors working within a multidisciplinary team seeking to enhance their ability to speak to children.

No refunds for registration fees allowed.
If you are unable to attend the ChildFirst training class you registered for you will be allowed to attend the next scheduled ChildFirst training class – no further extensions.
You are also allowed to send a qualified/accepted professional in your place.

$700 Paid via check upon approval of your registration. You will be invoiced for the amount with pertinent details. Cost includes the binder and materials for the course. No refunds for registration fees allowed. Please see note above.

2024 September ChildFirst

Ex: Forensic Interviewer, Director, Prosecutor, Advocate, Medical Provider, etc
Have you applied to attend a ChildFirst course before?(Required)
Has anyone from your agency attended a ChildFirst course?(Required)
Do you follow a forensic interview model?(Required)
Does your jurisdiction have a Multidisciplinary Team?(Required)
Are you currently a Multidisciplinary Team member?(Required)
Which tools do you employ during interviews?(Required)
Which of these have you encountered during an interview?(Required)

*All applicants will be notified of their acceptance or wait-list status approximately three weeks prior to the beginning of training.

Please be aware that this is an intensive course. ChildFirst® Indiana will send you a MANDATORY reading assignment prior to your training session. Homework is assigned each evening to supplement each training sessions. Each participant will be given a written examination at the end of the course. In order to receive a certificate of completion, participants are required to attend all workshops all five days of training, complete homework and pass the mock interview and final examination.

This training with ChildFirst® Indiana is limited to 35 participants per session. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis, we encourage you to apply as soon as possible.

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