||Interpreters are needed in a variety of mental health settings including in-patient and out-patient settings, peer-led settings, outreach settings, day programs, private clinician offices, clinic settings and emergency rooms. This course will introduce a variety of mental health settings and the professionals who are present there.
|| Graduation from an Interpreter Education Program
Hold current Interpreter Certification
- Identify a variety of mental health settings where interpreters are essential to the communication process.
- Recognize the need for confidentiality when conferencing with mental health team members.
- Demonstrate basic knowledge of common mental health disorders.
- Identify language disfluencies in mental health patients who are deaf or hard of hearing.
- Recognize the names of common prescription drugs used in mental health settings.
- Formulate translations for intake evaluations and questionnaires.
- Demonstrate basic knowledge of 12-step programs.
- Identify the roles and responsibilities of the interpreter related to a variety of treatment options for patients who are deaf or hard of hearing.
- Develop an understanding of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).
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