Self-assessment of specialist interviews Short course


If you have experience interviewing vulnerable witnesses – such as children – and you've completed Achieving Best Evidence interviewer training, this course will help you defend your professional practice, and ensure you're able to self-evaluate your interview performance.

On this Self-Assessment of Specialist Interviews short course, you'll increase your objectivity, and the usefulness of self-evaluation. Assessing your own abilities on a regular basis can offer the most cost effective and enduring method of tackling the problem of 'skills-fade'.

Typically, a team leader of a local police force would contact the course leader to arrange training.

Course details


  • Mode of study: Direct - delivered at a location to suit each police service
  • Duration: 1 day
  • Start and end dates: As arranged


  • £1,500, plus travel expenses of the trainer

What you'll experience

On this short course, we will:

  • Introduce self-assessment of interviews as a valuable tool for continuing professional development
  • Train participants to use the Interviewer’s Self-Assessment Form (ISAF) to help structure their self-assessments
  • Facilitate participants’ consideration of their interviewing practice by highlighting strengths and also areas for development

What's included

All training materials including interviewer self-assessment forms, a guidance booklet, and stationery.

Entry requirements

There are no entry requirements for this course.

How to book

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