Interpreter Safety: Public Service Interpreting

£18.00 incl. VAT

This Chartered Institute of Linguists (CIOL) webinar on Interpreter Safety is specifically designed for public service interpreters to help them stay safe while working in often demanding and complex roles in sensitive settings.

It explores both the physical and psychological threats faced by public service interpreters. These potential issues comes from things such as the environment and working conditions, working hours, the people interpreters work with, and impact of the role on health such as voice strain.

Other safety elements involved in being able to fully fulfil the role of a public service interpreter, including the ability to properly hear proceedings in a court room or via remote interpreting technology, are also discussed.

The webinar provides coping strategies for fulfilling the role while maintaining personal and professional wellbeing.

Learners will be able to download a certificate of achievement on completion of the webinar.