Nationalities Service Center: Mental Health Interpreter Training February 5th

Saturday, February 5th, 9am-1pm EST via Zoom

This training will prepare professional interpreters for mental health therapy assignments and will cover the following topics:

  • Ethics and confidentiality in person, by phone, by video
  • Role of interpreter in therapy session and the therapeutic triad
  • Clarification of interpreter protocol in therapy sessions
  • Mental health terminology and concepts
  • Critical incident protocols
  • Therapy approaches (talk therapy, creative therapy, therapeutic tools)
  • Self-awareness and professional boundaries
  • Scenario practice and discussion
  • Vicarious trauma and self-care

Click to register. If you have questions, email Gwen Soffer at


Rebecca Asch, MA, ATR-BC, LPC
Art Therapist, Lead Therapist Nationalities Service Center
Greg Niegt, Ph.D.
Senior Project Manager Interpretation and Translation Nationalities Service Center
Moumena Saradar
Professional Mental Health Interpreter (Arabic), Wellness Liaison Nationalities Service Center
Gwen Soffer, MSW, E-RYT, TCTSY-F
Manager of Wellness Services Nationalities Service Center, Trauma Informed Practice Trainer

Other Upcoming Trainings in 2022 offered by Nationalities Service Center:

  • 40-hour Trauma Certificate
  • 20-hour Case Management Certificate

To learn more about our other Professional Development offerings, please email Gwen Soffer at


Date published: 

Wednesday, 12 January 2022

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