Efficient use of Registered Intermediaries

Achieve better evidence for CPS and Court

Professionalising investigations and improving safeguarding

What is ABELS?

ABELS pack
  • A picture based language screen specifically designed for use by ABE practitioners.
  • Designed for use with all child victims and witnesses under 11, as well as teenagers with Special Educational Needs
  • A series of simple activities to assist rapport building with the child while informing practitioners about the child’s communication abilities
  • Easy to use traffic light scoring system. Practitioners are able to make consistent informed decisions towards obtaining best evidence in an ABE interview

It's one of the most useful things I've been trained in. It's given me skills that really help me to do my everyday job, and do it well

— DC Tracy Billing