Challenges of mental health interpreting when working with deaf patients.

Andy Cornes, Jemina Napier

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    Abstract

    Objective: The aim of this present paper is to highlight some of the issues faced by therapists and sign language interpreters when working with deaf patients. Conclusions: Key issues include linguistic, interpreting and role challenges, and potential threats to the therapeutic alliance. Recommendations are made in relation to preparation strategies and training for sign language interpreters and therapists. [ABSTRACT FROM AUTHOR]
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)403 - 407
    Number of pages5
    JournalAustralasian Psychiatry
    Volume13
    Issue number4
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - Dec 2005

    Keywords

    • signed language interpreting, mental health, interpreter role, therapy

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