This comprehensive text on interviewing presents the theories, techniques, and practices based on a systematic theoretical training model. Drawing on over thirty years of classroom and in-services training experience, the author has incorporated the first and second waves of interviewing research into a text that can be used for classroom instruction or as an interviewing or training manual or curriculum model. The structural foundations for the book are the fields of communication/ human relations training, police psychology, counseling psychology, forensic psychology, and, multicultural training. The approach of the book is from an evidence-based perspective. Some of the salient features of the text are: Interviewing and Interrogation Structured Interviews Art or Science? Interviewing and Interrogation Research Detecting Deception Non-Verbal Communication Legal and Ethical Standards Multicultural Interviewing Interviewing Offenders A Basic Skills Model Interviewing Theory Confrontation and Assertion Skills Future Trends in Interviewing Students or trainees progress through a seven-stage process model of skill development. Skill acquisition can be enhanced by written exercises, interview challenges, self-evaluation, and self-assessments, which are included with each chapter.Shearer, Robert A. is the author of 'Interviewing Theories, Techniques, and Practices', published 2004 under ISBN 9780131190702 and ISBN 0131190709.