Forensic Interviewing of Children Who Have Been Sexually Abused
By Jane Gilgun
Published: December 29, 2010.
Interviewing children who have been sexually abused requires sensitive interviewers and an interview structure that fits children’s level of development. Sensitivity is important because most children who have experienced child sexual abuse are traumatized and the interview itself can be stressful. This article describes an interview used to gather evidence for court cases.