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For interpreters who would like to be added to the Interpretation Service Providers directory, send an email to: wiki@settlementatwork.org with the subject line "Add to the Interpretation Service Providers directory" the following information:

  • proof of completion of a curriculum-based training program, that at a minimum meets the following criteria:
    • for interpreters who have completed training at one of the organizations already in the interpreter training programs directory, only proof of completion would be required, however, if training was completed in a program that is unlisted, the interpreter would have to request documents from the organization that prove it meets the following criteria:
      • As a prerequisite for participation in training, student must: Score 75% or higher on either the CILISAT or ILSAT test;
      • The training curriculum must include the following: Standards of practice and ethics including but not limited to confidentiality, impartiality (objectivity), integrity, respect, accessibility, cultural sensitivity, advocacy, misconduct, ethical decision making, role of the interpreter, role of the service provider, role of the client
      • Core competencies including but not limited to language competence, interpreting competence, accuracy, and limitations of practice
      • Setting specific competencies including but not limited to areas of relevance to the settlement setting such as advocacy, misconduct, ethical decision making and technical competence
      • Duration: Students will complete at least 80 hours of training. This may include any setting-specific training that is required to address issues relevant to the settlement sector or local needs.