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Communicating Through Foreign Language Interpreters: Best Practices

  • Story Point Saline 6230 S. State Road Saline, MI 48176 United States (map)

Course Description:

Trained interpreters can help ensure effective communication and increase client adherence and satisfaction with services provided. Trained interpreters also help to support efficient use of time during the encounter, and improve outcomes. This course will explore best practices for communicating, explore the difference between 'translating' and 'interpreting' and teach attendees practical tips for professional application. Course will include best practices when using both face-to-face and phone interpreters, as well as practical tips for ensuring confidentiality, accuracy, and ethical standards are met.

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CE Value (credits): 2
CE Type: Standard

Jewish Family Services Washtenaw

Contact Information:
Deana Smith