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Practical Tips When Interviewing a Child Witness

External Investigators |  Internal Investigators |  Interviewing |  Schools |  Trauma
Eve P Fichtner
Audio and Video
Original Program Date:
Sep 30, 2020
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During this webinar, Eve Fichtner will discuss self-education, interview preparation, and practical interviewing tips to elicit credible information from a child witness, while avoiding leading or tainting the witness testimony. Participants will gain awareness of general development stages and competency of a child witness.  

Learning Objectives 

By the end of this webinar, participants will be able to: 

  • Describe an appropriate interview setting for a child witness 

  • Prepare adequately for an interview of a child witness 

  • Deliver appropriate questions to gather relevant and credible evidence from a child witness 

Disclaimer: The contents of this webinar and the positions taken are those of the presenter only, may be time sensitive, and are not warranted, endorsed or otherwise recommended by AWI and are not intended to provide legal advice.




Eve P Fichtner's Profile

Eve P Fichtner

Van Dermyden Maddux Law Corporation

Eve Peek Fichtner represents school districts, county offices of education, community colleges, and private employers for personnel matters, student issues, and all forms of discrimination and harassment claims. Ms. Fichtner has training, certification, and significant experience conducting prompt, thorough, and effective workplace investigations and Title IX investigations. She also provides resolution-based services to clients, including workplace coaching, conflict resolution training, and facilitated meetings. In addition, she serves as a hearing officer for student expulsion cases, appeals and Title IX campus assault matters. Ms. Fichtner received her JD from the University of California, Davis School of Law in 1994.