How to Conduct an Interpreted Encounter
Take this course for free! At checkout, use promo code: FREECOURSE
Course description: An overview of the three stages and seven steps in the interpreted encounter to guide the professional conduct of interpreters.
Course length: 1.5 hours
Maryland Court Interpreter Program: 1.5 CE credits
Ontario Council on Community Interpreting: 1.5 OCCI PDUs
After completing this course, you will be able to:
Describe the three stages and seven steps of a typical interpreted encounter in healthcare and community settings.
Analyze professional and unprofessional conduct in each of the seven steps of the interpreted encounter.
What you will get:
Your video host: Omari Jeremiah, MA
A step-by-step analysis of the interpreted encounter
9 interactive exercises, including a review of the seven steps of the interpreted encounter
1 role play exercise (English only: briefing practice)
6 audio sample interpreter introductions to assess
2 video samples of interpreters at work
Clear guidance and examples on briefings, introductions and debriefing
Post-encounter analysis guidelines
Sections to download and study from The Community Interpreter®: An International Textbook and The Medical Interpreter: A Foundation Textbook for Medical Interpreting
Course completion certificate
How this lesson will improve your practice:
Know how to engage in pre-assignment preparation.
Be prepared to conduct a briefing (a pre-session/pre-encounter).
Understand the difference between intervening and mediation.
Be able to conduct an effective debriefing.
Have tools to analyze your performance after an assignment.