Child Interview: Isabella’s Bruise

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Best Instructional/Training Video or Website (Tertiary/General)


Geoffrey Wright


Martine Powell

Production company / school / institution

Centre for Investigative Interviewing, Griffith Criminology Institute, Griffith University


The questions that adults use when eliciting allegations of abuse from children have a major impact on the reliability of their reports. This film – developed by the Centre for Investigative Interviewing and the Commission for Children and Young People – provides an exemplar of what scientists regard as best interview practice.

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