Legal and psychological support for the NICHD interviewing protocol: Author's response to Vieth (2008)
This short piece addresses criticisms of the NICHD Structured Protocol for interviewing children by Vieth (2008), published in a previous issue of Child Abuse & Neglect. We demonstrate that his criticisms are unwarranted and discuss how interviews conducted following the Protocol are legally and psychologically acceptable.
Criminal Law | Criminal Procedure | Evidence | Family Law | Juvenile Law | Law and Psychology
Date of this Version
Thomas D. Lyon, Michael E. Lamb, and J.E.B. Myers, "Legal and psychological support for the NICHD interviewing protocol: Author's response to Vieth (2008)" (May 2009). University of Southern California Legal Studies Working Paper Series. Working Paper 44.