Introduction to Working with Interpreters

This module is intended for providers who are new to working with interpreters. It is the first of two Switchboard e-learning modules on this topic.

After completing this 20-minute module, you will be able to:

  1. Define key terms related to interpretation;
  2. Describe the interpreter’s role, including the role of cultural competence in evaluation; and
  3. Describe why quality interpretation is important when working with Limited English Proficient (L.E.P.) clients. 

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