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In Our Hands
Educating Healthcare Interpreters

Laurie Swabey and
Karen Malcolm, Editors

February 2012

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Interpreter Education, Volume 5


       laurie swabey and karen malcolm


Domains and Competencies for Healthcare Interpreting:
Applications and Implications for Educators
       laurie swabey and quincy craft faber

“What Happens Truly, Not Textbook!”: Using
Authentic Interactions in Discourse Training for
Healthcare Interpreters
       george major, jemina napier, and maria stubbe

Mental Health Interpreting: Training, Standards,
and Certification
       charlene crump

Beyond “Interesting”: Using Demand Control Schema
to Structure Experiential Learning
       robyn k. dean and robert q. pollard

An Ounce of Prevention Is Worth a Pound of Cure:
Educating Interpreters about the Risk of Vicarious
Trauma in Healthcare Settings
       karen bontempo and karen malcolm

Just What the Doctor Ordered? Online Possibilities
for Healthcare Interpreting Education
       doug bowen-bailey

Educating Interpreters as Medical Specialists with
Deaf Health Professionals
       christopher moreland and todd agan

Health Literacy and Deafness: Implications for
Interpreter Education
       teri hedding and gary kaufman

Deaf Interpreters in Mental Health Settings:
Some Reflections on and Thoughts about Deaf
Interpreter Education
       pamela morgan and robert adam

Professionalizing Healthcare Interpreting between
Spoken Languages: Contributions of the National
Council on Interpreting in Health Care
       bruce downing and karin ruschke

Educating Sign Language Interpreters in Healthcare
Settings: A European Perspective
       maya de wit, marinella salami, and zane hema


Laurie Swabey is a professor of American Sign Language and Interpreting at St. Catherine University.

Karen Malcolm is a former instructor/coordinator in the Department of Sign Language Interpreting at Douglas College in Canada.

Print Edition: ISBN 978-1-56368-521-7, 6 x 9 casebound, 272 pages, tables, figures, references, index


E-Book: ISBN 978-1-56368-522-4


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