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Foundations of Professional Interpreting

The Foundations of Professional Interpreting is a 2-day workshop that provides individuals with the basic knowledge about principles and standards of interpreting in the health and human service fields established by the National Council for Interpreting in Health Care (NCIHC).  In addition to learning the nine principles and thirty-two standards of practice for interpreting, the course covers topics of demographics, intercultural competence, communication, modes of interpreting, and roles of the professional interpreter.  This course is a prerequisite for the Foundations of Medical Interpreting and Skills Improvement workshops.

Foundations of Professional Interpreting – Skills Improvement

The Foundations of Professional Interpreting – Skills Improvement is a 1-day workshop that provides individuals with the opportunity to review the principles and standards of interpreting in health and human services and explore challenging scenarios through interactive role plays, as well as providing helpful tips.  You must have completed the Foundations of Professional Interpreting before taking this workshop.

Foundations of Medical Interpreting

The Foundations of Medical Interpreting is a 2-day workshop that provides individuals with the basic knowledge and tips about interpreting in a variety of health care settings.  The course provides a review of the principles and standards of interpreting, as well roles of the interpreter.  The course covers topics of medical terminology, basic anatomy, overview of common diseases and treatments, interpreting in different medical settings (i.e., pediatrics, obstetrics, oncology, dentistry, end-of-life, etc.), and tools for the medical interpreter.  You must have completed the Foundations of Professional Interpreting before taking this workshop.

Interpreter Toolkit: Memory Building

Memory Building is the one of the workshops available through our Interpreter Toolkit series.  This is a half-day workshop that provides interpreters with memory-building tips and practice through interactive role plays and exercises.

  • None scheduled at this time