Challenges of mental health interpreting when working with deaf patients

Autor/a: CORNES, Andy; NAPIER, Jemina
Año: 2006
Editorial: Australasian Psychiatry, Vol. 13, nº 4 (2006) pp. 403-407
Tipo de código: Copyright
Soporte: Digital


Traducción e Interpretación


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.