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Forensic Interview Task Force Meetings

Contact Forensic Interview Task Force

Task Force Objectives 

  1. To understand the goals and objectives of a child forensic interview
  2. To understand the current child forensic interviewing practices being used in the United States
  3. To understand what is currently considered to be ‘best practice’ in the field of child forensic interviewing
  4. To develop and/or recommend a standardized protocol that can be used in Florida when conducting forensic interviews of children

Past Meetings 

  • October 17, 2017 – Orlando, FL
  • November 9, 2017 – Conference Call
  • November 20, 2017 – Orlando, FL
  • December 12, 2017 – Conference Call
  • January 9, 2018 – Conference Call
  • January 19, 2018 – Tallahassee, FL
  • February 21, 2018 – Sub-Committee Conference Call
  • March 12, 2018 – Orlando, FL
  • April 12, 2018 – SUB-COMMITTEE CONFERENCE CALL

Name of meeting sponsor:

Forensic Interview Protocol Task Force

Date of meeting:

April 12, 2018

Times (start and finish) of meeting:

12:00pm – 2:00pm

Meeting Materials:

Agenda

Place (physical address) of meeting:

The upcoming Forensic Interview Task Force meeting to discuss the report is scheduled for Thursday, April 12th from 12:00PM – 2:00PM via conference call and webinar (Adobe Connect). In order to attend the meeting, please do the following:

General subject matter to be considered:

Committee Substitute for House Bill 1269 amended Section 39.303, Florida Statutes, to require the Florida Department of Health's Division of Children's Medical Services to convene a task force to develop a standardized protocol for forensic interviewing of children suspected of having been abused.

For a copy of the agenda please contact:
Stephenie Havard
850-245-4223

  • April 26, 2018 – Orlando, FL

Good Afternoon Task Force Members,

I have attached an agenda and two versions of the Forensic Interview Protocol Task Force report draft for your review. One report draft has line numbers and the second draft does not. The report with line numbers will be used during the webinar/conference call on Thursday.

The webinar/conference call information regarding the meeting is below:

  • May 10th, 2018 - Webinar

Thursday, May 10th from 2:00-4:00PM

The upcoming Forensic Interview Protocol Task Force meeting to discuss the report draft,

 via conference call and webinar (Adobe Connect). In order to attend the meeting, please do the following:

Webinar: The webinar will be used to review the report collectively. Please use the link below to join the meeting:

Conference Call: The conference line will be used to discuss the report and any recommendations. The webinar and conference call will be used concurrently. Please see the conference call information below:

    • Telephone Conference Line: 1-888-670-3525
    • Code: 702-170-0355

If you have not previously attended an ‘Adobe Connect’ meeting, please test your connection prior to the meeting with the link below:

Committee Substitute for House Bill 1269 amended Section 39.303, Florida Statutes, to require the Florida Department of Health’s Division of Children's Medical Services to convene a task force to develop a standardized protocol for forensic interviewing of children suspected of having been abused.

 Contact for agenda:

forensicinterviewtaskforce@flhealt.gov

  • May 18, 2018 - Webinar

Good Afternoon Forensic Interview Task Force Members:

Please see the attached agenda and draft report for the meeting tomorrow at 10:00AM.

The webinar/conference call information regarding this meeting is below:

Webinar: The webinar will be used to review the report collectively. Please use the link below to join the meeting:

Conference Call: The conference line will be used to discuss the report and any recommendations. The webinar and conference call will be used concurrently. Please see the conference call information below:

  • Telephone Conference Line: 1-888-670-3525
  • Code: 702-170-0355

If you have not previously attended an ‘Adobe Connect’ meeting, please test your connection prior to the meeting with the link below:

Committee Substitute for House Bill 1269 amended Section 39.303, Florida Statutes, to require the Florida Department of Health’s Division of Children's Medical Services to convene a task force to develop a standardized protocol for forensic interviewing of children suspected of having been abused.

 Contact for agenda:

forensicinterviewtaskforce@flhealt.gov

  • May 29th, 2018 - Webinar

Forensic Interview Task Force Members:

The next Forensic Interview Protocol Task Force meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, May 29th at 2:00PM. Stephenie Havard will e-mail the agenda and report prior to the meeting.

 The webinar/conference call information regarding this meeting is below:

 Webinar: The webinar will be used for attendees to review the report collectively. Please use the link below to join the meeting: 

 Conference Call: The webinar and conference call will be used concurrently. The webinar will be utilized to review the report and the conference line will be used to discuss the report and any recommendations. Please see the conference call information below: 

  • Telephone Conference Line: 1-888-670-3525
  • Code: 702-170-0355 then #

 If you have not attended an ‘Adobe Connect’ meeting, please test your connection prior to the meeting with the link below: 

  • June 14, 2018 - Webinar

Forensic Interview Task Force Members:

The next Forensic Interview Protocol Task Force meeting is scheduled for tomorrow, June 14th at 2:00PM.

The agenda and a copy of the report is attached.

* A copy of the task force report with the incorporated edits from the previous e-mail.

Both versions will be discussed during the meeting tomorrow.

The webinar/conference call information regarding this meeting is below:

via conference call and webinar (Adobe Connect). In order to attend the meeting, please do the following:

Webinar: The webinar will be used to review the report collectively. Please use the link below to join the meeting:

Conference Call: The conference line will be used to discuss the report and any recommendations. The webinar and conference call will be used concurrently. Please see the conference call information below:

    • Telephone Conference Line: 1-888-670-3525
    • Code: 702-170-0355

If you have not previously attended an ‘Adobe Connect’ meeting, please test your connection prior to the meeting with the link below:

Committee Substitute for House Bill 1269 amended Section 39.303, Florida Statutes, to require the Florida Department of Health’s Division of Children's Medical Services to convene a task force to develop a standardized protocol for forensic interviewing of children suspected of having been abused.

Contact for agenda:

forensicinterviewtaskforce@flhealt.gov

Upcoming Meetings  

  • June 25th, 2018 - Webinar

Good Afternoon Forensic Interview Task Force Members:

The webinar/conference call information regarding this meeting is below:

  • Webinar: The webinar will be used for attendees to review the report collectively. Please use the link below to join the meeting: 
  • Conference Call: The webinar and conference call will be used concurrently. The webinar will be utilized to review the report and the conference line will be used to discuss the report and any recommendations. Please see the conference call information below: