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“Information Is Power”

The acquisition of accurate, timely and detailed information is critical to all investigations – regardless of the context. CIPS’ Investigative Interviewing training will provide students with the core skills required to successfully conduct interviews. Students will receive instruction in scientifically and ethically sound techniques to elicit accurate and reliable information from both cooperative and resistant subjects.

Training methods will include lecture, practical application, video, case studies as well as individual and group work. One and two day training programs are available. Extended training programs are also available on request.

Those who conduct investigations of any nature in government, corporations, institutions and security services will benefit from this training. These programs are designed for investigators with enforcement, corporate, private and government agencies.

Examples of people who could benefit from these programs are:

Police Officers, Community Peace Officers, Fish and Wildlife, Conservations, Parks, Animal Abuse Investigators, OHS, Social Workers, WCB, Probation, Parole, Immigration, Customs, Bank Investigators, ME Investigators, Health Care Investigators, EMS, Fire investigators, Fraud investigators, Insurance Investigators Private Investigators ect

Any individual or agency that is required to deal with investigations seeking the truth. Will benefit

Course Formats:

One Day Program

Interviewing – Core Skills

7 hours:

One Day: Investigative Interviewing Program

  • The core skills of interviewing
  • A structured approach to interviewing
  • Building an interview template
  • Common interviewing mistakes and how to avoid them

This one day program will introduce students to the core skills of interviewing (e.g. effective questioning techniques) that provide the foundation for the acquisition of comprehensive and accurate information. Given that interviewing can be a complex task, a structured interviewing approach and the building of a job-specific interviewing template are incorporated into this training program. Identifying the most common interviewing mistakes and how to avoid them are also discussed.

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Two Day Program:

Investigative Interviewing

14 hours:

Two Day Investigative Interviewing Program

Day 1

  • The core skills of interviewing
  • A structured approach to interviewing
  • Building an interview template
  • Common interviewing mistakes and how to avoid them

 

Day 2

  • The psychology of confession
  • Dealing with resistant subjects
  • Techniques to overcome resistance
  • Detecting deception

 

Following instruction from the day one program (see above), day two introduces students to the psychology behind confessions. Dealing with resistant subjects and techniques to help overcome resistance to obtain information are also examined. Day two concludes with identifying current research based approaches to detecting deception and their practical application in one’s respective work environment.