Making the Connection: An Introduction to Interpretation Skills for TB Control, 2nd edition

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Video (29 minutes):

This video serves as an introduction to working with interpreters by addressing skills that help TB Control staff successfully facilitate interpreted sessions. 

Skills include:

  • Conducting pre-sessions
  • Employing three styles of interpreting
  • Using a variety of tools to promote accuracy and completeness
  • Demonstrating telephone interpreting in the field

Viewer’s Guide (PDF):

The viewer’s guide expands on the content covered in the video and serves as a reference guide by providing additional information and resources. Materials in this guide address the following topics:

  • Skills for interpreters and healthcare providers
  • Tools for assessing interpreters and interpreter services
  • Legal issues related to healthcare interpreting

Date of Release: December 2008