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Multilingualism, Mental Health and Psychological Therapy

 Multilingualism, Mental Health and Psychological Therapy
    • General

      Welcome to this introductory training resource about multilingualism and mental health. The resource is for trainee and qualified counsellors, psychotherapists, supervisors, psychological wellbeing practitioners, clinical psychologists, psychiatrists, mental health nurses, social workers, family therapists, interpreters and anyone else interested in multilingualism and mental health.

      This resource was originally hosted on https://www.pasaloproject.org/ and can be found there with videos and other multimedia resources formatted as intended, as well as an introduction from the course director.

      Extension exercises will require access to Other Tongues: Psychological therapies in a multilingual world.

    • Course learning outcomes

      This resource will help you to:

      • Become more aware of the ways in which multilingual clients’ and monolingual clients’ experiences are different and the relevance of those differences to mental health issues and therapeutic practice
      • Apply knowledge about linguistic justice, agency, privilege and power to psychological practice
      • Become more confident at working effectively with an interpreter and attending to the shifting dynamics of power in interpreter-mediated therapy
      • Become more confident in applying a multilingual therapeutic frame and using the resource of a client’s and/or a practitioner’s multilingualism as a therapeutic asset

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      • 10 hours study
      • Level 2: Intermediate

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