Translators and interpreters connect at ATA 63rd Annual Conference (ATA63)

FROM MEDICAL TO MENTAL HEALTH: ADJUSTING INTERPRETING TECHNIQUES (FALL 2022) ARCOS Institute

  • 09/24/2022
  • 10:00
  • 10/01/2022
  • 14:30
  • Online via Zoom

This all-day interactive workshop is designed to prepare experienced interpreters who have already received basic training to provide quality interpreting services in behavioral health settings. It will cover the following topics:

• Introduction to Behavioral Health in the U.S. ? Definition of “mental health”? Types of appointments? Venues (medical facilities, courts, jails, detention centers, etc.)? Practitioners? Differences from other healthcare encounters? What practitioners are looking and listening for

• Culture and Behavioral Health

• Specialized Vocabulary

• A brief discussion of interpreting for standardized psychological tests

• A brief discussion of protocols in secured in-patient psychiatric facilities

• Implications for adjusting interpreting protocols

• Secondary Trauma and Self Care

• Practice interpreting activity


Trainer Cindy Roat, MPH

Further information and registration at 

From Medical to Mental Health: Adjusting Interpreting Techniques (Fall 2022) — Arcos Institute

*Please note that NOTIS is not sponsoring or organizing this event. Please contact ARCOS INSTITUTE for more information.*

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