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Introduction to Medical and Mental Health Interpreting - AS.211.259

Pre-College students & Undergraduate students July 1 - August 2 Online
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This course is a broad introduction to the fields of medical and mental health interpreting. Modules will include: (1) Three-way communication: managing role expectations and interpersonal dynamics; (2) Basic interpreting skills and techniques in a healthcare setting; (3) Ethical principles, dilemmas, and confidentiality; (4) Elements of medical interpreting; (5) Elements of mental health interpreting; (6) Trauma-informed interpreting: serving the refugee population. The course is taught in English, and has no foreign language pre-requisites.

This online course is primarily delivered asynchronously; however, your instructor has scheduled a regular synchronous session each Monday from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., and may schedule additional live interactions as well. Please refer to your syllabus for these opportunities and for important course deadlines.

5 weeks
Areas of Study
Foundations of Medicine and Health, Psychology and Brain Sciences
Modern Languages and Literatures
Zannirato, Alessandro

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