ERIC Number: EJ673015
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2003
Reference Count: 0
Considerations When Working with Interpreters.
Hwa-Froelich, Deborah A.; Westby, Carol E.
Communication Disorders Quarterly, v24 n2 p78-85 Win 2003
This article describes the current training and certification procedures in place for linguistic interpreters, the continuum of interpreter roles, and how interpreters' perspectives may influence the interpretive interaction. The specific skills needed for interpreting in either health care or educational settings are identified. A table compares medical, judicial (federal and state), and educational types of certification programs. (Contains references.) (Author/DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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