Working with interpreters in a clinical setting
  • Venue: Freedom From Torture's North East Centre
  • Region: Newcastle, TYNE and WEAR, North East
  • Start Date: 29 September 2017
  • End Date: 29 September 2017
  • Cost: £80
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Overall Aim:



To explore effective communication skills for using interpreters in therapeutic settings when working with children, separated young people and families impacted by torture or other serious trauma.



Learning objectives:



By the end of this one-day training programme, participants should be able to:




  • Articulate the Interpreter’s role as part of a therapeutic team

  • Define good practice in working with interpreters in a therapeutic setting

  • Describe the power relationships in the client – practitioner – interpreter triad

  • Describe communication dynamics, including power, inclusion and attachment

  • Explain the issues that the practitioner and interpreter should consider around the use of language when working with children or families

  • Explain why briefings and de-briefs with an interpreter are important and what topics should be covered

  • Articulate the impact that interpreting work can have on interpreters



For enquiries about this module, or to request an application form, please email [email protected]


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