The Interpretation Resource Guide is a collection of information, tips, tools, and resources on on working with interpreters to ensure language access in domestic violence agencies. The resource guide covers:
- Language access rights & laws
- Finding, qualifying & working with interpreters
- Tools & resources
Use this template to create a language access plan for your agency.
Guidelines on developing a language access plan that complies with federal standards.
Tips and resources on finding and screening interpreters.
Serving Individuals Who Are Deaf, Hard of Hearing or Deaf-Blind and Do Not Use American Sign Language, 2015
Tips and resources on ensuring access for victims who have additional language access needs.
Suggestions for working with interpreters to serve victims with limited English proficiency
Problems that may arise when using an interpreter, and tips on what should be done.
Tips on ensuring accurate interpretation and confidentiality while avoiding conflicts of interest.
Language Access: Considerations & Recommendations for Advocates Supporting Survivors of Violence, 2014
Ensuring equal access for LEP and Deaf and hard of hearing survivors.