How to Communicate Effectively When Working with Interpreters (Free Workshop)
Friday March 19, 2010
Henrico Area Mental Health & Developmental Services**
10299 Woodman Road
Glen Allen, VA 23060
When you and your client/patient don't speak the same language, providing quality care is almost impossible without the help of someone to interpret. Many organizations today turn to a variety of people to bridge the language gap, from untrained bilingual staff to professional medical interpreters. However, there's a knack to working with even the best interpreter. This workshop is designed to assist participants to work more effectively with interpreters when dealing with clients from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.
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* There will be light refreshments from 8:30 - 9:00am
** Colaborando Juntos workshops are FREE and OPEN to anyone interested in skill building for service providers. Service providers from Social Services, Public Health, Mental Health, Developmental Services, students, and private sector employees are welcome to attend.