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Breaking Silence – Interpreting for Victim Services. A Trauma-Informed Training for Interpreters

This trauma-informed training will help to prepare qualified, professional interpreters for a specialized area: interpreting for victim services. It addresses how to interpret in a trauma-informed service area for any victim of violent crime. Breaking Silence has a particular focus on trauma-informed interpreting, that is interpreting for victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and child abuse. The key service areas that are addressed here include medical, mental health, legal, court and social services interpreting (whether for government and nonprofit agencies or large health care institutions) as well as interpreting for law enforcement, emergency services and disaster response. 

This trauma-informed training is facilitated in hybrid modality combining self-paced modules and live Zoom sessions with instructor.

Interpreting activities are available for the following languages below, but interpreters of all other languages will still be able to practice and participate

Arabic, Amharic, Dari, Cantonese, English, French, Mandarin & Portuguese

Training Fee: $1,200

For information about scheduling this training for your organization, contact