ERIC Number: EJ804991
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Jul
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 42
Using Interpreters in Mental Health Counseling: A Literature Review and Recommendations
Paone, Tina R.; Malott, Krista M.
Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, v36 n3 p130 Jul 2008
Limited understanding of the challenges inherent in counselor-interpreter collaboration may potentially result in inadequate or ineffective mental health services. To provide guidelines for effective mental health assistance of clients who are English language learners, the authors review the literature regarding the partnership between counselors and interpreters. Suggestions for collaborative practices, including pre- and postsession directives, are included.
Descriptors: Health Services, Mental Health Programs, Mental Health, Translation, Cooperation, Second Language Learning, Client Characteristics, Speech Communication, Methods
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Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
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