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PD opportunity: mental health interpreting short course

Applications are now open for Monash University's Health Interpreting professional development short course, to be held in May-June 2017 in Melbourne.

This course will examine the principles and practices associated with interpreting in healthcare settings. Topics covered include the healthcare system, communication between medical practitioners and patients, and special considerations when working with patients from CALD backgrounds.

The short course will also include presentations from experts in the healthcare field and experienced interpreters, and practical interpreting exercises to establish best practice when working in this field.

Course details are also available on this flyer. Please feel free to share this with your employees, colleagues, and contacts who may be interested in attending. This course is aimed at practising interpreters who are already working in the industry. It is open to interpreters of all languages.

Key Details

  • Date: Friday 26 May and Friday 2 June 2017 (participants are required to attend both sessions)
  • Time: 10am to 5pm
  • Venue: Monash University Law Chambers, 555 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne
  • Duration: 21 hours, composed of 14 hours of face-to-face sessions split over two days, and 7 hours of self-study activities
  • Cost: $433 (including GST), AUSIT/ASLIA member $390 (10% discount)

Click here for more details or to register.