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Resources for mental health practitioners working with interpreters

We launched a new suite of resources to support mental health practitioners working with interpreters in October 2019. The resources were developed in consultation with stakeholders as part of our Approaching work with interpreters in mental health settings project and include a new series of educational videos, available to view via our free online learning module or when participating in an advanced face-to-face the workshop. 


'Working with interpreters always reminds me how important it is to be able to express oneself authentically, and in one's own language, and in one's own style' 
(Mental health practitioner).  

 
Watch the video below to find out more.

                                 


About the resources


Free Online Learning Module - working with Interpreters (Relaunched October 2019)

Divided into Four sections, ‘Orientate’, ‘Practice’, ‘Steps’ and 'Further Resources', this module gives an overview of roles, policy and accreditation standards; practice implications for the client, family, practitioner, and interpreter; and a step-by-step guide to the process from booking an interpreter to debriefing after the session.
Click here to start.




A new Practice Tips Poster -
9 Tips for an interpreted session

Available for download under Further Resources section in our free online learning module, Working with Interpreters
Click here to start.
       






A Tri-fold Booklet -
Approaching work with interpreters in mental health settings: A supplementary resource for mental health professionals working with interpreters

Available through completion of our advanced workshop, Approaching Work with Interpreters in Mental Health Settings.
2020 Dates TBA - Register your interest here.






Project Report -
Approaching work with interpreters in mental health settings

Download a copy of the Project Report here.


       

         


Looking for further training?

VTMH offers a face-to-face advanced skills and knowledge workshop on approaching work with interpreters in mental health settings.

New dates released in 2020. Register to stay informed as details announced.