Wait. They're Going to Operate on the Wrong Leg! Advocacy for Community and Medical Interpreters
A simple “how-to kit” on advocacy for interpreters that explains what advocacy is, whether to do it and how to manage it.
Course length: 1.5 hours
Course access period: 60 days from purchase date
Once purchased, course access cannot be paused.
Course completion requirements: Pass one exit test (score of 70% or above).
Certificate: Downloadable certificate available immediately upon passing the exit test.
- Certification Commission for Healthcare Interpreters (CCHI): 1.5 CCHI CE hours
- Maryland Court Interpreter Program: 1.5 CE credits
- Ontario Council on Community Interpreting: 1.5 OCCI PDUs
After completing this course, you will be able to:
- Define advocacy for community and medical interpreters.
- Use a decision-making protocol to determine if, when and how to advocate as a community or medical interpreter.
What you will get:
- Your video instructor: Omari Jeremiah, MA
- 12 interactive exercises, including an advocacy case study, an advocacy road map and a role play in 9 language pairs
- A clear understanding (at last!) of what advocacy is and whether it falls inside the interpreter’s role
- An easy-to-follow “advocacy road map” to help interpreters decide if, when and how to advocate
- Sections from The Community Interpreter®: An International Textbook and The Medical Interpreter: A Foundation Textbook for Medical Interpreting
- Course completion certificate
How this lesson will improve your practice:
- Understand what advocacy for interpreters means.
- Know if or when you should advocate.
- Have clear and simple steps to follow to help you make that decision.
- Understand that advocacy isn’t always wrong—but if you do it, you are stepping outside the interpreter’s role.
- Make informed decisions about advocacy in your daily practice.
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