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Free training for interpreters in sexual violence support settings

Interpreters need education and support to become familiar with the language, reporting process, services, and impact of sexual violence on victims and their families. 

Participants in the 2018 workshop highlighted their interest in enhancing skills/knowledge in the area of sexual violence . This was shown through feedback published in the recent Interpreting DV Report 2018. 

Interpreting in Sexual Violence Support Settings

This workshop will enhance interpreters’ knowledge about sexual violence. Attendees will increase their skills when providing services for people affected by sexual violence, and cover applying ethical principles. Interpreters will be able to claim 10 PD points for this workshop. 

Places are limited. Email mail@iwss.org.au by Friday 10 May 2019 to secure your place

Key details

  • Date: Saturday, 25 May 2019
  • Time: 9.30am - 2.00pm 
  • Venue: TBC, Brisbane, QLD
  • Cost: Free

Workshop facilitator 

The workshop is a collaborative event hosted by the Immigrant Women’s Support Service (IWSS) with Translators and Interpreters Australia (TIA), and the Australian Institute of Interpreters and Translators (AUSIT) and funded by the Department of Child Safety, Youth and Women (QLD).


Feedback report from the collaborative workshop hosted on 24 February 2018. Interpreting DV Report 2018

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Published: 01/04/2019