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Forensic Interviewing 1 FSCT 7230

Forensic Investigation Course

International Fees

International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.

Course details

The outcome of most investigations usually depends on the information supplied by victims, witnesses and suspects to an investigator. The amount and veracity of this information is of utmost importance. In this course, investigators learn methods and techniques available for interviewing victims, witnesses and suspects to obtain proper, informative and legal statements that will both aid in the investigation and be acceptable to the court.

Prerequisite(s)

  • Admission to a Forensic credential program or permission of the Program Coordinator.

Credits

2.0

Domestic fees

$825.23

Course offerings

Winter 2024

Below is one offering of FSCT 7230 for the Winter 2024 term.

CRN 80013

Duration

Tue Mar 12 - Fri Mar 15 (4 days)

  • 4 days
  • CRN 80013
  • Domestic fees $825.23
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Mar 12 - Mar 15 Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri 08:30 - 16:30 Burnaby NE01 Rm. 239
Instructor

Steve Kowan

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Domestic fees

$825.23

Important information
  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  3. Due to the interactive nature of this course, this will be offered IN PERSON. Your instructor will email you before the start of this course with further details. Students who have been accepted into a Forensics program where this course is a part of their matrix may register without any further approvals. Students who are not currently accepted in a Forensics program or, if this course is NOT part of your program matrix, please contact the Program Assistants for departmental approval @ BCIT_Forensics@bcit.ca. For information on any Forensic programs and courses, please visit: www.bcit.ca/cas/forensics.
Status

Cancelled

This course offering has been cancelled. Please check back next term, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Prepare an interview room describing furnishings.
  • Explain the importance of verbal and non-verbal communication.
  • Interpret non-verbal cues and their meanings.
  • Apply different interview techniques and approaches including: effective listening, ethics and relating to different personalities.
  • Take a statement correctly.
  • Construct and ask more effective questions.
  • Develop a cognitive interview.
  • Describe basic statement analysis, including the 'VIEW' questionnaire.
  • Conduct a forensic interview (interrogation).

Effective as of Spring/Summer 2009

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