Working With Interpreters in a Mental Health Setting

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Who is this For? This training is for anyone working in a mental health service who may encounter someone with limited English language - in particular, therapists and support workers who work one to one, but non-direct support staff can also benefit from this training.

Free Online training session for anyone working in a mental health service who may support someone with limited English language, and organisational support staff.

What you will learn

You will gain the confidence to use interpreters well, learning practical and technical tips, discovering:

  • How to get the best out of your interpreter - an interpreter can be a voice and a consultant of cultural contexts
  • How to manage an appointment with a 3rd person in involved.
  • How to have an efficient appointment
  • Managing boundaries when you have interpreter.

Presented by Azam Imani

Azam has 15 years of experience working in mental health settings in different roles, and 10 years experience as an interpreter in different talking therapy programmes. Interpreting in 3 languages, Azam has a BA in translation, and has taught English to others as a second language. Azam is therapist with Solace in Leeds, and works regularly with interpreters and clients

March 8th, 2022 10:30 AM through 12:00 PM
United Kingdom
Event Venue
Venue Zoom Video