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USC develops virtual tool to train child interviewers

A snapshot of Julian, the virtual child witness being developed by the USC Gould School of Law and the USC Institute for Creative Technologies to provide practice in child interview skills (Photo/Courtesy of ICT)
Photo: A snapshot of Julian, the virtual child witness being developed by the USC Gould School of Law and the USC Institute for Creative Technologies to provide practice in child interview skills (Photo/Courtesy of ICT)

Conducting interviews with children who have witnessed a crime or have been victims of abuse or neglect represents some of the most challenging and sensitive investigative work for attorneys, social workers and law enforcement officers.