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USC Gould School of Law

Child Interviewing Practicum     LAW-701

Students will learn how to effectively interview child witnesses. They will learn the details of a structured protocol for interviewing children, and will understand the psychological research and the legal rules that underlie the protocol. On a weekly basis they will practice interviewing with children enrolled in local schools. Videotapes of these interviews will be peer-reviewed by current and future seminar members.

Units 1, 2, 3, 4
Grading Options Numeric or CR/D/F
Exam Type Presentation
Writing Requirement No
Skills/Experiential Requirement Yes

Grading Options: vary with the professor

Note: Prior experience in working with children; written permission from instructor

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