Mental Health Interpreting

 Dates:

Friday 9 and 16 March,  2018 (Applications have now closed)

Location:

Monash University Law Chambers, 555 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne.

Duration:

14 hours of face-to-face sessions split over two days (9.30am to 5.00pm)

PD points towards recertification:

Upon completion of the course, participants will be eligible to claim up to 40 PD points towards recertification (Section 1.2 or 1.3 of the NAATI Recertification logbook)

About the course:

The short course examines the principles and practices associated with interpreting in mental health settings. Topics covered include common mental illnesses, how clinical psychologists work with clients, an overview of the mental health system, neuropsychology, working with survivors of trauma, and what constitutes best interpreting practice in these settings. The short course is composed of presentations from expert professionals in the mental health field and experienced interpreters, and practical interpreting exercises to establish best practice when working in this field.

Intended audience:

The course is aimed at practising interpreters who are already working in the industry. It is open to interpreters of all languages.

Cost:

$433 (GST included).

AUSIT and ASLIA members receive a 10% discount: $390 (GST included).

Application process:

Applications for the course running in March 2018 have now closed.  If you’re not already on our mailing list, join it through this link to be notified once applications open for the next intake

Attendance requirements:

Certificates of Completion will only be issued to participants who attend all face-to-face hours of the course.

Payment conditions:

Payment of course fees is to be made via credit card. Instructions for payment will be provided to successful applicants following submission of the application form. Refunds can only be provided when participants are unable to attend due to illness or other unavoidable circumstance, upon provision of relevant material evidence.

 

Enquiries:

Please direct any enquiries to arts-translation-studies-enquiries@monash.edu