You will be greeted by a Team Member and oriented to our waiting room and Center.
DURING THE INTERVIEW
You will be asked to remain in the waiting room while your child is interviewed. Your child will speak with the Forensic Interviewer in an interview room while the rest of the Team observes the interview from a closed-circuit camera feed. A Family Advocate will meet with you to offer support and referrals for your family.
AFTER THE INTERVIEW
The Forensic Interviewer will bring your child back to the waiting room when the interview is finished. The professionals on the Team will meet briefly to discuss the information disclosed in the interview and how they may best help you and your child. You will then be invited to meet with the Team to discuss the interview, next steps, and services you may need or want. You will have plenty of time to ask any questions you may have. A Family Advocate may check in to provide support and other referrals at the completion of your conversation with the Team.
Team members will keep you informed about the investigation and status of your child's case. Your Victim Witness Advocate is always available to talk with you regarding any concerns you may have. A Family Advocate from the CAC can speak with you regarding any feelings, concerns, worries and reactions that you, your child and your family may have after leaving our Center. Team members will assist you in obtaining services.
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