A detailed look at the process of interviewing children in the context of child custody cases, including how to formulate questions, how to prepare children to testify, and new changes to rule 1915.11 (including who may be present for the interview).
This course includes video recorded from a CLE presentation via Zoom for the Franklin County Bar Association.
Your purchase includes access to the course and course materials for 90 days.
1.0 PA Substantive CLE
This course contains approximately 60 minutes of content, all of which is required for course completion. If you are taking this course for Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Credit (CLE) your certificate of completion will be issued automatically after all elements of the course have been viewed/completed.
Credits will be reported to the CLE Board within 30 days of your completion of the course and your completion date will be reported as the day on which you actually finished the course.
Minimum System Requirements:
This course includes downloads of PDF documents (Portable Document Format) and streaming video. Viewing the documents will require Adobe Acrobat Reader or other PDF viewing software. Adobe Acrobat Reader is available for free from the Adobe website.
The video player will run on Mac OS, Windows and Linux as well as most mobile devices and tablets on any browser that supports Adobe Flash and/or HTML5. Supported browsers include Chrome, Safari, Firefox, Internet Explorer 9,10,11, and Microsoft Edge. Internet Explorer 8 is not supported on Windows XP for security reasons, but is supported on Windows 7 or higher operating systems.
An internet connection with a minimum speed of 768 kilobits per second is required. At least 5MB/sec is recommended to stream video in full HD quality. Please note that the video player may downgrade the quality of the video to accommodate lower connection speeds.
Amanda Evans-Freet, MA, ATR-BC, LPC
Matthew Glinn, JD, LCSW
Abigail Salawage, JD
Annie Gomez Shockey, JD
Anthony Ciarlante, JD
Full bios of the panel are available in the course materials.
- How to Navigate This Course
- PowerPoint Presentation
- Reference: Case Law
- Reference:Rule 1915.11 2016 Version
- Reference: Rule 1915.11 2022 Version
- Reference: Bench Card for the Trauma Informed Judge
- Reference: Following the Hearing
- Reference: What Attorneys Need to Know About Trauma
- Child Interviewing in Family Law Part One
- Child Interviewing in Family Law Part Two
- Course Evaluation (Required)