Double Tree Suites
2111 Butterfield Rd.,
Downers Grove, IL, 60515
November 14-15, 2013 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Dr. R. Edward Geiselman
Bio: Dr. R. Edward Geiselman is the co-developer of the Cognitive Interview technique. He has been a Professor of Psychology at the University of California, Los Angeles, for 34 years. Since joining the faculty at UCLA, he has published over 100 research papers in social-science and police-science journals and is the author of five books. Dr. Geiselman has conducted training and offered other consulting services for numerous investigative agencies including the FBI, Homeland Security, US Secret Service, US State Department, and Los Angeles Police. He also conducts investigative interviews for local police departments in ongoing cold-case investigations. Dr. Geiselman was awarded the Mary-Ellen McCormick award by the LASD in 2013 for his career contributions to the investigation of child abuse cases.
What You’ll Learn:
· Familiarize yourself with the Cognitive Interview (CI) technique.
· Cognitive Interview Technique is a systematic approach to interviewing witnesses toward increasing the amount of relevant information obtained without compromising the rate of accuracy.
· CI is based on scientifically derived principles of memory and communication theory as well as extensive analyses of law-enforcement interviews.
· Scientific studies have found the CI technique produces significantly more information than standard Q&A questioning.
· Learn about the nature of memory retrieval and how to conduct investigative interviews more effectively while avoiding the worst mistakes.
· Research shows that the reliability of red-flag indicators can be maximized through effective interview practices which comprise the CI for suspects (CIS).
The steps to the Cognitive Interview = Rapport, Interview Instructions, Narrative, Specific Questions Phase, Review, Closure
David E. Zulawski, CFI, CFE
Bio: David E. Zulawski, CFI, CFE is the co-founder of Wicklander-Zulawski and Associates, the global leader in interview and interrogation training. Mr. Zulawski also serves as the chairman of the International Association of Interviewers. He has conducted over 10,000 interviews and interrogations in both the public sector and the private sector. Most recently Mr. Zulawski helped solve the oldest cold murder case in United States History. Mr. Zulawski co-authored Practical Aspects of Interview and Interrogation, 2nd Edition and has authored over 150 additional articles. Mr. Zulawski has conducted over 800 presentations to corporations, federal agencies and law enforcement departments around the globe. In 2008 Mr. Zulawski was inducted into the National Retail Federation Loss Prevention Ring of Excellence.
Participants will learn how to execute and optimal applications for the following techniques:
· The Non-Confrontational WZ Method of Interview and Interrogation
· The Reid Method* of Interview and Interrogation
· The Participatory Approach
· The Enticement Question Approach
· Reducing Resistance
· Effective Questioning Techniques
* WZ is licensed by John E. Reid and Associates, Inc. (Reid), originator and developer of the Reid Method. WZ was licensed by Reid in 1984. Since that time, the extensive updates for this seminar, including the WZ Method of Non-Confrontational Interview & Interrogation, have been developed by WZ using the latest information from legal, psychological and interrogation research.