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September 27-29, 2023 – Montana Advanced Forensic Interview Training

September 27, 2023
1:00 P.M. – 5:00 P.M. (MDT)

September 28, 2023
8:30 A.M. – 5:00 P.M. (MDT)

September 29, 2023
8:30 A.M. – 12:30 P.M. (MDT)

Sleep Inn / MainStay Suites, Great Falls, Montana
Lodging Scholarships Available

POST and CLE Credits Approval PENDING

In-Person Registration Deadline: September 15, 2023
Virtual Registration Deadline: September 25, 2023

* No Registration Fee – Must Register to Attend *

National Trainer

Crimson Barocca, LCSW-C

The Manager of Forensic Interview Research & Education at Center for Hope Forensic Services (formerly Baltimore Child Abuse Center). She has been at Center for Hope for the last 14 years; however, she began her career 20 years ago at child protective services in Baltimore as a forensic interviewer, investigator, and supervisor. Crimson has conducted over 2,200 forensic interviews and has provided training locally and nationally to interviewers, child protective services staff, law enforcement, legal, medical and mental health professionals.

Who Should Attend

Forensic Interviewers and Multidisciplinary Team Members

Learning Objectives

  • Advanced training on current forensic interviewing best practices including:
    • Memory and Suggestibility
    • Interview Aids
    • Research to Practice Connection
    • Hypothesis Testing for the Forensic Interview

Lodging Scholarships Information

  • There are a limited number of lodging scholarships available.
  • When you register, you can apply for a lodging scholarship.
  • Priority for receiving a lodging scholarship will be given to Forensic Interviewers and members of the Children’s Alliance of Montana.


If awarded a lodging scholarship, your reservation will be transferred to the CAM direct bill.

*When making reservations reference the Children’s Alliance of Montana Block of Rooms.

Sleep Inn / MainStay Suites Phone Number: (406) 761-4600

This training event is sponsored by the Children’s Alliance of Montana and the MCSART Program of the Montana Department of Justice Special Services Bureau.

Questions? Contact Dani Peterson at training@childrensalliancemt.org

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