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Title: Spoken language interpreters in social work
Author(s): Lucas, Siân E
Citation: Lucas SE (2020) Spoken language interpreters in social work. IRISS. Insights: A Series of Evidence Summaries, 52. Glasgow. https://www.iriss.org.uk/sites/default/files/2020-04/insights-52.pdf
Issue Date: Apr-2020
Series/Report no.: Insights: A Series of Evidence Summaries, 52
Abstract: - Social workers regularly work with individuals, families and groups where there is no shared language - Professional interpreting services can help to overcome language barriers and enable people to access and engage with services - People who require interpreters may be discriminated against and can face barriers when accessing services - Serious Case Inquiries – that investigate into the deaths and injuries of children – have highlighted the importance of spoken language interpreters in social work - Ad hoc arrangements in interpreting exist and the availability of skilled interpreters is an issue
Type: Research Report
URL: https://www.iriss.org.uk/sites/default/files/2020-04/insights-52.pdf
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1893/31041
Rights: This work is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial-Share Alike 2.5 UK: Scotland Licence. To view a copy of this licence, visit https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.5/scotland/ Copyright ©April 2020
Affiliation: Social Work

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