How to Conduct an Interpreted Encounter
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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
Course access period: Two months
Course completion requirements: Pass one exit test (score of 70% or above).
Certificate: Downloadable certificate available immediately upon passing the exit test.
- Washington State Department of Social Health Services: 1.5 DSHS CECs
- The Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf: 0.15 RID CEUs*
- 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 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.
*Please note that there is an additional $20 processing fee, per program, for RID CEUs.