Interpreting for Refugees in Social Service Encounters
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||Kathleen To, Linguistic Services Manager
Swedish Medical Center
||ATA=1.000, CCHI=1.000, WA-DSHS=1.000, RID=0.100 PS*
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||From refugee camps to beyond resettlement, this interview explores psychosocial dynamics of refugees and techniques to assist interpreters in facilitating communication for social service encounters.
- To understand the process of refugee resettlement and the services available to refugees.
- To recognize the psychosocial factors impacting communication in social service encounters with refugees.
- To learn about techniques to handle one's own emotional stressors when interpreting.
Tags: ATA, CCHI, medical interpreting, OPI, refugees, RID, self-care, social work, telephonic interpreting, vicarious trauma