Mental Health Interpreting - Children and Adolescents

taught by Rob Chalk
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Course description

Rob is well known for his specialist work interpreting for children and adolescents in both inpatient and community mental health settings. During this webinar Rob shares his insights into working in this domain – one which brings unique rewards and challenges to sign language interpreters.

Take a look at the associated video clip of domain-specific commonly used signs. Rob discusses this further during the webinar, along with commonly used medications, a clinical meeting scenario and a role play for you to use to further your learning.

Learning outcomes:

  1. What is required to start as a CAMHS interpreter?
  2. What lexical terms are most likely to flummox me?
  3. What can I expect a day working in this domain to look like?

This course is available for 90 days from the date you purchased it.

Rob Chalk
Rob Chalk

Rob moved to the US in 1979 thinking that sign language was the same the world over. Rob has been interpreting for 20 years now in the US, NZ and UK and qualified here in the UK in 2008.

Rob also trained as a TEFL teacher and lived in Asia for 15 years. Rob is a keen ping pong player – currently the St John’s Deaf Community Club men’s doubles crown holder. Rob’s focus for most of his career has been interpreting in mental health settings.

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