Interviewing, Interrogation and Crisis Intervention

Course Description

This course examines the theories, principles, and strategies of tactical and interpersonal communication necessary to interview victims, witnesses, and suspects. Students will explore crisis intervention strategies for victims and witnesses of crime, along with communication with individuals from diverse backgrounds with consideration to race, ethnicity, gender, age, and special needs.

Class Details

CRN Course Section Days Times Instructor Loc
44524 PSYC 74A 01Z ··W···· 10:30 AM-12:20 PM Janet Palmore ONLINE
······· TBA-TBA

Class Materials: View textbook and/or other materials for this course available at the Bookstore.
Class Dates: This class runs from 2022-04-04 to 2022-06-24.

Footnote Information

PSYC-074A-01Z-: This is an online class with SOME scheduled meetings as noted in the class listing. The rest of the class can be completed independently each week on the student's own time. Students must have access to a computer, the internet and an individual email address. Most De Anza classes will use the Canvas course management system. We recommend a laptop or desktop computer to successfully complete the course; a tablet or phone may not be adequate for all assignments and tests. Information about Canvas and Online Education Orientation can be found in Canvas on the Student Resources page: The Student Online Resources hub with extensive information and tips can be found at

Course Details

4 Units
Four hours lecture (48 hours total per quarter).
Gen Ed
Non-GE Class
Program Status
Program Applicable
Credit - Degree Applicable
Grading Method
Letter Grading
Also Listed As
(Also listed as ADMJ 74A and PARA 74A. Students may enroll in only one department for credit.)


Advisory: EWRT 211 and READ 211, or ESL 272 and 273.
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