HRDV 345 Professional Interviewing

This course teaches the art of interviewing individuals in various situations. Potential interviewees will include victims, witnesses, suspects, job applicants and children. Emphasis will be placed on interviewing process with the intent to reveal deceit, expose untruthfulness and corroborate truthfulness. The interviewing process will be learned from the beginning stages whereby the interviewer determines the objectives of the interview and establishes a rapport with the interviewee. When necessary and warranted, techniques for inducing stress and discomfort will be explored and potential responses to stress will be discussed.