Working with Interpreters: Advanced

Interpreter in action

Who Should Attend

  • Those who have completed our Working with Interpreters: Introduction training and require further training
  • Those who have previous training and experience and now require training to work in more complex settings, such as

    • Mental health case management
    • Complex care assessments
    • Family meetings for care decisions
    • Counselling, both individual and family counselling
    • Family violence interventions and case management¬†
    • Assessments and care provision in cases of cognitive impairment

Topics Covered

  • Theoretical frameworks that account for cross cultural communication difference, dynamics and tensions
  • Culturally embedded terms and achieving equivalence in Australian service systems
  • How to work effectively with professional interpreters in complex settings
  • Negotiating communication boundaries and roles in family meetings
  • Working effectively with interpreters in nuance-specific settings, with role plays reflecting complex cases from your workplace

Training Outcomes

  • Knowledge of theoretical frameworks for cultural difference in communication
  • Knowledge of underlying cultural elements affecting cross language equivalence
  • Skills to utilise on return to practice in order to support cross-language equivalence in complex care settings