Zero Abuse Project
Rita Farrell has over 20 years of experience working with child abuse investigations as a forensic interviewer and founding executive director of a child advocacy center. In her role as a forensic interview specialist and trainer for Zero Abuse Project, Rita admits that her role as a forensic interviewer of child abuse victims is her “true passion.” She serves as the Director of ChildFirst® for Zero Abuse Project, managing the national ChildFirst® Forensic Interview Training Program. In addition, she manages the development of advanced training courses and programs for forensic interviewers and investigators as well as the ChildFirst® Arkansas state program. Rita is the co-author of the ChildFirst® Forensic Interview Protocol and has conducted more than 2,500 child interviews.