Mental Health Interpreting - PDA1024

Mental Health Interpreting

Professional development short course

The short course examines the principles and practices associated with interpreting in mental health settings. Topics covered include common mental illnesses, how clinical psychologists work with clients, an overview of the mental health system, neuropsychology, working with survivors of trauma, and what constitutes best interpreting practice in these settings.

The short course is composed of presentations from expert professionals in the mental health field and experienced interpreters, and practical interpreting exercises to establish best practice when working in this field.

Students may also apply for a bursary which allows for a heavily discounted enrolment fee in cases of financial hardship. Bursary applicants must satisfy the criteria to be considered. The cut-off date for bursary applications is 7 days before the course start date.

At a glance

Date
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Time
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Location
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Cost
$433.00

Aims:

To establish best practice when working as an interpreter in mental health settings. The course is aimed at practising interpreters who are already working in the industry. It is open to interpreters of all languages.

Topics covered:

Topics covered include common mental illnesses, how clinical psychologists work with clients, an overview of the mental health system, neuropsychology, working with survivors of trauma, and what constitutes best interpreting practice in these settings.

Assessment:

Your presenter will identify a variety of practical interpreting tasks during the course.

Recognition:

Upon successful completion of the course, participants will earn up to 40 PD points towards recertification (Section 1.3 and 1.4 of NAATI Recertification Catalogue). A Certificate of Completion will be awarded.