Interpreter Safety and Self-care

SKU#: 41 Self-care
Special Price $50.00 Regular Price $60.00
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Practical guidance on how interpreters can protect themselves, their health and their well-being in their work.

All course content is presented in English, with multiple opportunities to practice all your working languages.  That makes the program perfect for interpreters who speak or sign ANY language.

Course length:  2 hours  

Course access period: 60 days from purchase date

Once purchased, course access cannot be paused. See our FAQ for information on purchasing course access extensions or purchase your course extension here. 

Course completion requirements: Pass one exit test (score of 70% or above).

Certificate: Downloadable certificate available immediately upon passing the exit test.


  • Certification Commission for Healthcare Interpreters (CCHI): 2 CCHI CE hours
  • Washington State Department of Social Health Services: 2 DSHS CECs
  • Maryland Court Interpreter Program: 2 CE credits
  • Ontario Council on Community Interpreting: 2 OCCI PDUs

Learning objectives:

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • List, describe and assess interpreter risks and occupational hazards in medical and community settings.
  • Develop a self-care plan for interpreters that includes strategies for long-term care and for self-care before, during and after the interpreted session.

 What you will get:

 How this lesson will improve your practice:

You will:

  • Be able to name many of the risks and hazards that face interpreters in the field.
  • Know five measures to protect your health and well-being from those risks and hazards.
  • Develop a practical, written plan for self-care.
  • Know how to manage stress and protect yourself from vicarious trauma.

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