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Approaching work with interpreters in mental health settings

About the workshop This advanced skills workshop is designed for all practitioners working with interpreters in mental health settings – including both new to and currently working with interpreters. The workshop will explore challenges and realities in the interpreting environment and look at strategies for adapting practice for working with interpreters in a variety of… Read more »

Its a Two Day event

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Thursday, 18 February 2021

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Tuesday, 23 February 2021

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Online via Zoom
— details to be sent to registrants in advance

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9.15am-12.30pm

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Free

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About the workshop

This advanced skills workshop is designed for all practitioners working with interpreters in mental health settings – including both new to and currently working with interpreters.

The workshop will explore challenges and realities in the interpreting environment and look at strategies for adapting practice for working with interpreters in a variety of mental health settings.

Participants will receive hard copies of resources developed in the project Approaching work with interpreters in mental health settings (VTMH, 2019), including a Practice Tips Poster and Report

Learning outcomes

· Explore strategies to apply prior to, during, and after an interpreted session

· Consider key culturally responsive practices and principles, including cultural safety and cultural humility, in the context of working with interpreters

· Discuss challenges and realities in the interpreting environment, and strategies for adapting practice with interpreters in a variety of mental health settings

Duration and Delivery

This is a two-part virtual workshop, delivered via Zoom.
Day 1: Tuesday 16th February, 9:30am-12:30pm
Day 2: Tuesday 23rd February, 9:30am-12:30pm
Participation at both days is required.

Pre-reading

The virtual workshop will be supplemented with some self-directed reading materials. More information about this will be provided during registration.

Eligibility

Suitable for practitioners working in publicly funded mental health programs across Victoria, including staff in clinical and community mental health services, as well as people working within mental health programs in community health and social services.

Registrations

Registrations close Friday 5th February. Registrations are essential.

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