Course Description for Mental Health Interpreting
Mental Health Interpreting
Description: In this course, students will develop a knowledge base of diagnoses and institutional systems encountered in mental health settings as well as demonstrate an understanding of the legal provision of interpreters and the application of HIPAA requirements and Code of Professional Conduct expectations. Students will then apply this foundation to the production of equivalent linguistic and cultural translations and interpretations in specific mental health settings. Study units include: 12-Step programs, individual, couples and group counseling, community-based and in-patient treatment programs.