Interviewing a child in child welfare online school

The free Interview a Child in Child Welfare online school is suitable for social workers whose duties include assessing the need for support and protection of children suspected of violence.

The aim of the online school is to strengthen the interviewing skills of social workers in situations where a child is suspected of having experienced violence.

The online school has three sections:

  1. Online training package
  2. Interview exercise at work
  3. Two work supervision sessions in which the supervisors are professionals from the units of forensic psychiatry or psychology of children and adolescents maintained by the university hospital in your area. Training is organised according to the work supervision possibilities of the units.

Additional information

Interview with a child in child welfare online school brochure (.pdf, in Finnish)

For more information about the training package, please email