Delaware Law School’s Community, Healthcare and Legal Interpreter Training will help participants develop the necessary skills to become a qualified interpreter in the field.
The Community, Healthcare, and Legal Interpreter program is a 49-hour course divided into two parts. The first part provides the prerequisite for the national medical interpreting certification and it is a 40-hour quality program based on The Community Interpreter® program for community and healthcare interpreters. The second part is 9 hours of legal interpreting concentrating on the code of ethics, protocols, and standards of the court interpreter.
This is an interactive, skill-based program. The sessions ground you in what you need to know to work as a professional interpreter. The focus is on medical, school, and government or nonprofit service settings. With this program, you will purchase and use the most comprehensive textbook and workbook in the field.
MODULE 1: THE PROFESSION
MODULE 2: PROTOCOLS AND SKILLS
MODULE 3: STRATEGIC MEDIATION
MODULE 4: PROFESSIONAL IDENTITY
MODULE 5: THE INTERPRETER’S ROLE
MODULE 6: THE COURT INTERPRETER
CERTIFICATION: Upon successful completion of the program, students are awarded The Marjorie Bancroft official Community Interpretation Cross-Cultural Communications Certification
|Program Dates||Tuition||Application Requirements|
November 2, 2023 to December 21, 2023 (No class November 23rd)
Live via Zoom.
|$499||To apply, submit the following materials to [email protected]:
• One letter of recommendation
• OPI score or language proficiency equivalency
Registration Deadline: October 13, 2023.
If you have already attended one of our interpreter programs and wish to attend a subsequent program, there is no need to complete an application. Please email your request to [email protected].