This video by The Alliance CPHA "discusses best practices for interviewing children in various settings. It gives examples of how to implement the Free Narrative approach (i.e. a best practice for interviewing children), in order to minimize potential further harm done to a child and to maximize the amount of information recalled by the child".
It provides a detailed outline of the Framework for Interviewing Children and Young People which includes the following steps:
- Introduction and establishing rapport
- Establishing ground rules
- Introducing topic of concern
- Free narrative
- Specific questions
In addition, the video discusses potential barriers that interviewers face when interviewing children, and also provides tips for interviewers.