This workshop will assist participants to utilise the skills of a professional interpreter in order to effectively engage and communicate with linguistically diverse communities and create more culturally responsive and inclusive workplaces.

Content includes:

  • Benefits of using a professional interpreter
  • Assessing when and in what situations to use a professional interpreter
  • Tips for using an interpreter
  • Practice implications when working with children and when using Auslan interpreters
  • Impact that refugee experience and trauma may have on a person in an interpreting situation

Target audience: People delivering services to linguistically diverse communities