Medical manager decisions regarding hiring sign language interpreters impact the Deaf or hard of hearing patient’s experience. Consider the risks!
Medical managers have the responsibility to hire medical sign language interpreters for Deaf/Hard of Hearing patients. WHY and HOW is the selection made?
Providing sign language interpreting for domestic violence situations is challenging. Be as educated as you can be to help raise awareness.
There are critical aspects of the mental health sign language interpreter role. Interpreters must understand settings, terminology, and compassion fatigue.