Somali Bantu Community Orientation Curriculum, Attachment 23: Nine Core Competencies for an Interpreter in Community or Health Care Settings

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Abstract:

This two-page English-language document gives service providers working with refugees in the Somali Bantu Community Orientation program a list of nine core competencies an interpreter must have in community or health care settings. It describes traits an interpreter must possess in order to competently and ethically facilitate communication between patient and provider. The USCRI's complete Somali Bantu Community Orientation Curriculum is also available at www.refugees.org

Author(s):
U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants
Medical Review:
Yes
The English language resource was created or reviewed by a medical professional for quality and accuracy.
Development Method:
Resource in English Only
Translation Review:
N/A
Country:
Somalia
Population:
Bantu
Keywords:
Health Services, Language, Refugees
Copyright:
In the Public Domain
Date Last Reviewed:
1/1/2004
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