Mental Health Interpreting - PDA1024

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.

Fees

$476
$428 (10% discount for Professionals Australia, AUSIT and ASLIA members)

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

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 be eligible to earn up to 50 PD points (40 PD Points - Section 1.2 AND 10 PD Points - Section 1.4) of the NAATI Recertification Professional Development Catalogue. A Certificate of Completion will be awarded.

Course Structure

This program comprises a combination of one live interactive Zoom session and over eight hours of self-directed learning.

Upon successful completion of the course, participants will be eligible to earn up to 50 PD points (40 PD Points - Section 1.2 AND 10 PD Points - Section 1.4) of the NAATI Recertification Professional Development Catalogue.

A Certificate of Completion will be issued to those that meet the requirements of the course.

This professional development short course is delivered with the support of the State Government of Victoria through the Department of Families, Fairness and Housing.