The Fundamentals of Community Interpreter Training is a course in which fluently bilingual individuals develop the skills necessary to facilitate effective and reliable interpretation in clinical and human service settings.
The training provides students with principles, methods, and competencies (both knowledge and skills-based) essential to the delivery of effective, reliable, and comprehensive interpreting. This course develops a theoretical and practical understanding of the multiple roles of the interpreter as well as the related ethical, cultural, and linguistic challenges that arise in this evolving field. The course explores contemporary issues in the field of community interpretation, including the delivery of services in social work and educational settings.
Spring Session 2024:
Registration Now Open
To be considered for admission into the CIT participants must:
- Be 18 years of age or older and have a high school diploma or GED.
- Be fluently bilingual: Be able to speak, read and write in BOTH WORKING LANGUAGES.
- Successfully pass the Admission Language Proficiency Test.
- Regular Tuition Fee$750Course Fee: $700 + Registration Fee: $50
Tuition assistance may be available for eligible students.
COURSE & WORKSHOP SCHEDULE
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