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|Appears in Collections:||Faculty of Social Sciences Research Reports|
|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|
|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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