Our Director, George Barnsley, has recently passed The Society of Forensic Interviewers (SoFI) – Theory of Ethical Investigative Interviewing course. He is the first person in the United Kingdom to pass this course which is accredited through SFJ Awards. George will now be able to achieve SoFI Accredited Trainer status.

The course is only available through the SoFI and details can be found on their website at  https://so-fi.org/courses/

The Theory of Ethical Investigative Interviewing course consists of a number of modules and on successful completion you will:

  • – understand the principles of ethical investigative interviewing
  • – understand how the memory process works
  • – understand the legal issues relating to interviewing in civil and criminal matters
  • – understand when and how to use different questioning styles
  • – understand the importance of preparation and be able to compile an interview plan
  • – receive certification from SfJ Awards (equivalent to a level 4/5 vocational qualification)
  • – upgrade to SoFI Accredited Member