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This course introduces Emotional Intelligence, explaining what it is and outlining the theory and the science behind it. You will learn how you can be more Emotionally Intelligent and how it can help you to apply Emotional Intelligence in Interpreting situations.
Interpreters have to be prepared for a whole range of difficult and emotional situations and one of the most challenging is interpreting for torture survivors. This course prepares you by defining torture, examines the skills and behaviours that you will need and the types of challenges and behaviours you will come across when interpreting for survivors.