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Forensic Interview & Family Advocacy Training

First Witness Child Advocacy Center (CAC) has a national reputation for providing exceptional training in forensic interviewing and advocacy practices.

Mind the Gap: 2023 NCA Advocacy Standards Training

Learn more and sign up for Mind the Gap: 2023 NCA Advocacy Standards Training; developed by First Witness CAC and approved by NCA to add to the fundamentals of victim advocacy as laid out in the 2023 standards for accreditation.

Training Types


This training is designed for advocates who are working with children and families within a child advocacy center.

Forensic Interview

First Witness ChildFirst® Forensic Interview training prepares each attendee to conduct a purposeful and legally defensible interview.


We offer a variety of customized training for prevention, multidisciplinary team development, advanced advocacy, and advanced forensic interviewing.

Upcoming Trainings


New in 2023  – First Witness is pleased to offer Safe and Strong Child© Train the Presenter to CACs and other organizations interested in… Learn More

October 25–27, 2023

Format: Online


Questions About Training?

Contact Training Coordinator, Madeline Kvale, for any questions you may have about our training offerings. Email mkvale@firstwitness.org or call 218.727.8353.