A Socio-Culturally, Linguistically-Responsive, and Trauma-Informed Approach to Mental Health Interpretation

Provides mental health clinicians and professional interpreters with information about a trauma-informed approach to mental health interpretation that is socio-culturally and linguistically- responsive to the needs of children and families receiving services. This resource guide describes frameworks for mental health interpretation, roles in a clinical setting, the interpreter and mental health clinician dyad, how to manage a session that needs interpretation services, secondary traumatic stress, supervision, values and ethics, as well as advocacy for better services for children and families needing interpretation services.