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The Communicate Study Partnership are hosting the third annual First Nations Health Communication Symposium + Workshop. This ticket will grant you access to Day 1, Part 2: Working with Aboriginal Interpreters and Aboriginal Liaison Officers in healthcare. Please see below program details for Day 1, Part 2:

When: Wednesday the 18th of October.

Time: 1:00pm - 4:00pm (includes afternoon tea)

Location: Menzies School of Health Research, John Matthews Building (RDH campus)

Time: 1.00pm - 2.30pm

Join Working with Interpreter Training delivered by the NT Aboriginal Interpreter Service. This workshop is sponsored by NT AIS. The workshop is 90 minutes and includes:

  • an introduction to how different languages work
  • an overview of Aboriginal languages spoken in the Northern Territory
  • why context is important in communication
  • how to avoid common areas of miscommunication
  • how to communicate in plain English
  • how to work with an interpreter
  • practical tips for booking and using interpreters.

Time: 3pm to 4pm

Meet and greet the Royal Darwin and Palmerston Hospital based Communicating for Safety Officers (Aboriginal language interpreters) and Aboriginal Liaison Officers. Join us for an informal afternoon to meet the team to find out who they are, what they do and how you can work together. 

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Tiana Alley
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