ACi Foundation Investigation Interviewing Skills

ACi Foundation Investigation Interviewing Skills

Workshop Overview

Practitioner Series – Foundation Investigation Interviewing Skills
Live course November 19, 23 & 26th 2020
This 3 x 3 hour virtual practical training program is designed to develop your investigative interviewing skills.

The program, developed by Neil Fletcher (who has taught this program across the globe in English & using interpreters), will utilise a real-life case study (anonymised) and experienced role-players/assessors to assess, provide feedback and help you develop the practical skills associated with conducting interviews to gather information/evidence.

Learning Outcomes

At the end of these 3 webinar workshops, participants will be able to:

  • Plan and structure interviews in accordance with the PEACE model
  • Understand Cognitive Interviewing foundations
  • Develop fit for purpose interview plans
  • Understand how memory affects a person’s recall
  • Structure questions to obtain free recall
  • Understand and apply various question formats
  • Understand how to use timelines to identify information gaps and probe for the relevant information
  • Understand how to manage support people
  • Begin to formulate strategies for dealing with difficult interviewees
  • Understand the barriers to effective probing and undertake effective probing of topics to gain relevant information
  • Properly introduce documents and probe for information/evidence
  • Take interview notes that enable effective reporting

The workshop will involve:

  1. A workbook will be provided in advance with relevant case study information, theory and pre-workshop activities for the attendee
  2. Three x 3 hour interactive and practical webinars over 3 weeks
  3. Six hours of actual role play interviewing a Reporter/Source; a Witness and the Subject of the Case study and receiving verbal assessment & feedback

Joining Info:

Dates: First course runs on:
Thursday 19th November, Monday 23rd November and Thursday 26th November 2020
Time: 1pm – 4pm
Price:  £550
Places are limited.  Delegates must attend the three sessions to gain the attendance certificate.