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Lost In Translation: LGBTIQ+ Inclusion and Safety Training for Translators and Interpreters

Lost In Translation: LGBTIQ+ Inclusion and Safety Training for Translators and Interpreters


Event Detail

2.5 hour sessions available on various dates and times throughout May & June 2023


Are you looking to increase the inclusion and safety of your LGBTIQ+ clients as an interpreter or translator?

‘Lost In Translation’ is a free training program that upskills translators and interpreters in NSW on how to work with LGBTIQ+ people from culturally, linguistically and ethnically diverse backgrounds, and ensure community members feel safe, respected and affirmed by our services.

This training will cover:

  • Respectful and inclusive LGBTIQ+ terminology.
  • How to safely and respectfully talk about LGBTIQ+ experiences in health, social and community settings.
  • Safety and inclusion practices to create a respectful and safe environment for LGBTIQ+ clients.
  • Practical real-world scenarios of LGBTIQ+ community members accessing translation and interpreter services.

'Lost In Translation’ is delivered in partnership with ACON and AUSIT (Australian Institute of Interpreters & Translators). The delivery of this training has also been funded through Multicultural NSW’s Stronger Together Grants Program.

Training Details, 8 sessions, each lasts 2.5 hours. Please note that these are repeated sessions, you only need to register one of them.

Thursday, 25 May 3:30 - 6:00 PM AEST
Saturday, 27 May 10:30 - 1:00 PM AEST
Wednesday, 31 May 5:30 - 8:00 PM AEST
Wednesday, 7 June 6:00 - 8:30 PM AEST
Thursday, 8 June 10:30 - 1:00 PM AEST
Wednesday, 14 June 3:30 - 6:00 PM AEST
Thursday, 15 June 11:00 - 1:30 PM AEST
Saturday, 17 June 10:30 - 1:00 PM AEST

Full event details and register here >



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