Vulnerable children need to have the opportunity to meet with adults who have the capacity to engage in sensitive conversations. AvBIT offers unique possibilities, suitable for many professions, that allow people to engage in realistic training simulations of conversations with children and the opportunity for lessons from experts in investigative interviewing.
♦ Lecture about the fundamental methodology of interviewing children,
♦ Avatar session. Group conversation training using avatar based methodology and feedback. 6 participants per group and instructor,
♦ Analysis. Participants analyze both their own and other group members interviews with the aid of a feedback manual. This will be done individually.
♦ Follow-up lesson 1. Participants and instructor discuss, the analysis, with the avatar session group, 2 hours.
♦ Follow-up lesson 2. After 1-2 months participants discuss, their own experiences of authentic child interviews, with an instructor, 2 hours.