Nederlands Chinese


In recent years  has organised and run training sessions for professionals, held tutorials, made presentations and been involved in research projects:

  • “Interpreting in mental health care” – a specialist course for interpreters in the Netherlands and Belgium.
  • “Interpreting in the health care – basic theory” – tutorial for psychology students at the University of Utrecht.
  • “Psychotherapy and multilingualism – theoretical explorations” (ambulatory mental health care).
  • “Working with interpreters in health care”, a training/workshop for health providers in both clinical and ambulatory health care, in the Netherlands, Belgium and England.
  • Professional exchange with sign language interpreters working in mental health care.
  • Presentations to academic conferences in Vienna, Montreal, Almunecar/Granada, Stockholm, Edinburgh, Utrecht, Sydney, Haarlem, Reggio Emilia.
  • Scientific research on dialogue interpreting in mental health care.
  • Policy research and reporting on ‘should interpreting in mental health care be a  specialist profession’ (reported to WODC, research institute of the Dutch Ministry of Justice in 2003).
  • Policy research for the Dutch Interpreter and Translater Centre TVcN into interpreting via the telephone (2007)