This course addresses legal and ethical guidelines for appropriate inclusion of, and collaboration with, qualified interpreters in healthcare and educational settings. Important qualities and qualifications of an interpreter are discussed, as well as effective strategies that providers should employ when using interpreters in their practice and ways to resolve common dilemmas.
Course created on August 31, 2021
- After this course, participants will be able to list minimal competencies of a qualified interpreter and the possible ethical and legal ramifications of not meeting those competencies.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify common dilemmas that may surface during interpretation and give possible solutions.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe responsibilities of service providers when using interpreters.
|5-20 Minutes||Definitions and Assumptions|
|35-65 Minutes||Roles and Responsibilities (Interpreters & Providers)|
|65-80 Minutes||An Interpretation Protocol|
|80-90 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
Fe González-Murray, is an associate clinical professor in the Department of Communication Science and Disorders at Northern Arizona University. Prior to joining the NAU faculty, she worked as a bilingual SLP for 25 years in various settings and as a professional interpreter and translator. In addition to teaching and supervising graduate students, Dr. Murray facilitates workshops around the country on issues related to working with culturally and linguistically diverse individuals and their families.
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0.15 ASHA CEUs
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