Mental Health Interpretation: Program Structures and Funding Challenges

This Information Guide examines the following topics:

  • interpretation funding challenges
  • examples of where and how programs can source interpreters
  • the importance of training interpreters for mental health appointments
  • practical implementation ideas for your own programming


With this Information Guide, you will be able to:

  • Explore helpful ways to increase your program's interpretation pool by reviewing our chart of pros and cons of different interpreters and community outreach engagement activities 
  • Outline your own interpreter training curriculum with a few guidelines to lead you along the way, including essential core concepts, training infrastructure considerations, and common challenges
  • Gauge how the size and ingenuity of your program can affect interpretation funding and structure.

See also: the NPCT webinar of the same name.

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