Fundamentals of Interviewing

Credit Hours:  4
Approximate reading time: 2 Hours
Approximate online time: 1 Hour

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Program Abstract
This module presents best practices in preparing for and conducting the informational interview with witnesses in the fire investigation case. Interrogation techniques are not part of this module. This module covers how to identify interviewees, how to prepare for the interview, factors that can affect the witness’ statements, best practices in conducting the interview, and the use of visual aids in the interview.

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