Interpreting in Emotionally Challenging Settings

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Learn to provide high-quality professional service in emotionally challenging setting, while protecting your own wellbeing

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Who this webinar is for

This webinar is for interpreters who do work in emotionally challenging and stressful situations, such as interpreting for gravely ill patients, for people in volatile mental state, victims of war, violence, crime, torture, and so on.

Why this webinar is important

Working in these settings that can have detrimental effect on your sense of mental and emotional wellbeing, lead to stress and anxiety, and have negative impact on your work and your life in general. This is why it is very important to learn deal with these situations effectively while providing a high-quality professional service.

How this webinar will help you

During this webinar, you will find out how to cope with emotionally challenging situations and how to protect yourself from their negative impact. You will learn:

  • how to prepare for an assignment that promises to be difficult;
  • how to activate your emotional defences when emotions suddenly run high;
  • what steps to take if the situation seems to be getting out of hand;
  • how to understand and manage your emotional reactions
  • what to do to improve your emotional resilience
  • how to recognise early warning signs and look for help

You will receive practical information and useful tools that will allow you to improve your response to the emotional challenges of interpreting.

If you would like to learn more on this subject, do not miss our forthcoming training on "Interpreting for Victims of Sexual Violence" to be held in January 2022 (learn more here).


Looking forward to having you at the training. If you have any further questions please contact us at

Here is what our attendees say about TRANSLIT training:


"It was fantastic and very useful. Thank you so much"

"The webinar is really informative with practical knowledge, some of it are even new to me. I think it was very worthwhile."

"Well planned. You obviously took time to prepare, research, practice and present this in an efficient, clear manner."

"The program was very accurate, comprehensive and well explained. This program has reached all the important requests for an interpreter"

"The training surpassed my expectations. It was excellent and very informative. Thanks!"

"It was very good, or I would say an excellent webinar! I already enrolled in more of your courses to learn more about interpreting skills"

"I learned a lot after the webinar as I am quite new to interpretation. I am an experienced translator but have only ventured into interpretation recently. I was happy with the webinar."

"I really enjoyed the course: clear overview of this amazing job, including difficulties and troubles linked with it; useful resources to make research in many languages."

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TRANSLIT Pro is a training branch of TRANSLIT - language service provider based in Ireland. TRANSLIT Pro provides support to freelance interpreters by offering them a range of training webinars, courses and programmes. TRANSLIT is also the creator of - a centralised interpreting platform where interpreters and clients can meet and conduct business, and of TRANSLIT RSI application for the language industry.

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