CornerHouse
2502 10th Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55404
Phone: 612.813.8300
Fax: 612.813.8330


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Check Out Our New Series: Reflections on Emerging Issues

CornerHouse has a continuous commitment to meaningful dialogue on practice and research issues in the field of forensic interviewing. To help facilitate this dialogue, we are launching a new series called Reflections on Emerging Issues. It is our hope that it will encourage conversation and continue to move our field to serve children and adolescents using best practice centered on those we serve. We welcome your comments and feedback. To read our reflections on Forensic Uses of Anatomical Diagrams, click here.

Forensic Interview Services

Process

  • Pre-Interview Multi-Disciplinary Team Process
  • Child Centered Reception and Caregiver Services
  • In-time viewing of child/vulnerable adult interview with forensic interviewer
  • Post-Interview Multi-Disciplinary Teaming

Nature of Service

  • Investigative
  • Developmentally appropriate interview process for children of all ages/developmental abilities
  • Best Practice for Investigations involving children age ten and under, and highly recommended for children of all ages
  • Interview facilitated by independent, specially trained and experienced, forensic interviewers. The interview is child focused/aligned with the cognitive, behavioral and social abilities of the alleged victim of child/vulnerable adult abuse
  • Forensic interview generally completed within a single session
  • Utilization of The CornerHouse Forensic Interview Protocol™ consistent with child’s abilities
  • Referral for In-house forensic medical evaluations as deemed appropriate

CornerHouse Interviewing Protocol and Strategies

  • All interviews utilize The CornerHouse Forensic Interview Protocol™
  • The CornerHouse Forensic Interview Protocol™ was developed at CornerHouse in 1989
  • CornerHouse provides forensic interviewing training for investigative professionals and in the specific use of The CornerHouse Forensic Interview Protocol™. For Information about Training, please see the Training Services page.)

“Everyone was so nice and so good at making my daughter feel extremely comfortable. Thank you all for your help.
It will never be forgotten!”

— Program Parent