Working with Interpreters: Introduction

Interpreter in action

Who Should Attend

  • Those who have no previous training or experience in this area
  • Those who have some experience and require skills training or a refresher

Topics Covered

  • Dynamics in the cross-cultural communication setting
  • Your organisation’s policies and procedures for engaging professional interpreters
  • The role of a professional interpreter
  • When, why and how you need to engage a professional interpreter
  • Case studies and practice skills with role plays reflecting your organisation’s services

Training Outcomes

  • Knowledge of policies and procedures for working with interpreters
  • Knowledge of the interpreter’s role and professional ethics
  • Skills to utilise on return to practice in order to effectively facilitate interpreter assisted communication