Introduction to Interpreting in Mental Health Settings

Course

In Birmingham

£ 180 + VAT

Description

  • Type

    Course

  • Location

    Birmingham

  • Duration

    2 Days

This two day training course open to MRSLI's is aimed at enhancing interpreters' understanding of mental health settings and will provide information, theory and practise relating to Interpreting for Deaf people who have a mental health/cognitive disorder. The course also looks at issues relating to empathy and the need for self reflection/supervision.
Suitable for: Course is open to MRSLI's and is aimed at enhancing interpreters' understanding of mental health settings

Facilities

Location

Start date

Birmingham (Worcestershire)
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Rectory Court, Old Rectory Lane, Alvechurch, B48 7SX

Start date

On request

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Reviews

Course programme

Course review:

Clare has worked full time in mental health secure settings for 11 years. As Head of Interpreting Service at Alpha hospitals, Bury, Clare is responsible for initiating the implementation of the hospital’s communication policy and working as part of the full multi disciplinary team. Clare has established Interpreting services that provide effective and meaningful access to all aspects of clinical care including mental health assessments, therapeutic interventions and risk assessments.

This two day course will cover a range of topics including:

  • the practise professional model of Interpreting,
  • mental health disorders,
  • reflective practise,
  • supervision,
  • dysfluency,
  • the Mental Health Act 1983 (amended 2007),
  • preparing for assignments,
  • translating assessment tools,
  • Interpreting in therapeutic settings.

Introduction to Interpreting in Mental Health Settings

£ 180 + VAT