The purpose of this research’s to determine the difficulties faced by forensic interviewers due to their duties and their views on the solutions or regulations that can minimize these difficulties. The sample consisted of 82 forensic interviewers who’re involved in twenty-six children advocacy centers in Turkey. The Personal and Professional Information Form, presented to the participants as a data collection tool and the open-ended question in this form, were answered by 61.19% of the research population. The answers given by the participants’re distributed into eleven headings according to their content and the main themes reflected in the content were interpreted. It was stated and suggested by the participants that creating a written regulation such as the children advocacy center regulation, standardizing the functioning, working order, physical standards of these centers, job description of the personnel and the number of personnel providing service throughout the country, creating regulations that protect against the burden of forensic interviewers’ overwork, providing regular supervision support and in-service training programs to the forensic interviewer, financial incentives and social opportunities to the forensic interviewer, taking precautions against fatigue and secondary traumatic stress, establishing a advocacy system for the victim child and his family, whose forensic interview’s conducted.
Child advocacy center, forensic interviewer, empathy fatigue, institutional support.