Interviewing and Introduction to Case Management

Interviewing and Introduction to Case Management - NRL105

This course focuses on the interviewing and investigation skills necessary to retrieve information from victims, witnesses and suspects using legally accepted techniques. Credibility, and verbal and non-verbal indicators of deception will be discussed. Rules of competence and compellability contained in the Canada Evidence Act will also be examined. Students will be taught the basic steps of conducting an investigation including the practical development of note taking and witness and suspect interviewing. 

The Charter of Rights and Freedoms will be examined, highlighting the obligations placed upon a person in authority. 

The enhanced rights of young persons will be identified along with the procedures to be followed by persons in authority when interviewing young persons.