Safeguarding Training For Interpreters

Safeguarding Training for Interpreters

Saturday October 14th 2017

10:00-3:30 pm

Manchester Deaf Centre

Welcome to Manchester Deaf Centre!

10:00am – 3:30pm

How to recognise a potential safeguarding concern

  • What is safeguarding
  • Definitions & forms of abuse & neglect
  • Who experiences abuse

Whose role is it to report a safeguarding concern?

  • Discussions about in what situation it may or may not be the interpreters’ role to consider a safeguarding referral. Interpreters can bring their own cases/examples if they wish.
  • Discussions to help identifying personal standards versus concerns that would warrant safeguarding referral.

Dilemmas and how to work through them

  • Legally, Ethically & Morally
  • Relevant legislation
  • Confidentiality
  • Consequences of child abuse and neglect in adulthood

How to share a safeguarding concern

  • How a freelance interpreter can share a concern regardless of where they are working in the U.K

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