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AOLTI Policies for Interpretation at SCCA

Policies for Interpretation at SCCA can be reviewed at any time by visiting our online guide.

Below is a series of forms our medical interpreters will need to review and agree to before taking assignments with us:

For reference, here's an example of a Short Consent Form and Witness Addendum which interpreters are expected to sign when interpreting for patients who are considering enrolling in a clinical trial research study:

Following is more information regarding best practices for filling out and submitting timesheets:

For terminology research and more information relating to the treatments interpreters may encounter at SCCA, check the resources listed below.
(Note: the translated manuals do not necessarily reflect the latest version of the English manuals.)

Washington State Interpreter Certifications

Washington State Court Interpreter Program, Training and Testing: Encompasses the following languages - Arabic, Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian, Cambodian (Khmer), Cantonese, Chuukese, French, Korean, Laotian, Mandarin, Marshallese, Russian, Somali, Spanish and Vietnamese (certification exams may currently not be available for some of these languages). In addition, Court Registration is offered for a number of other languages. For more information, visit the Washington State Court Interpreter Program webpage or contact the AOC Interpreter Coordinator.

Washington State Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS) Language Testing and Certification (LTC) program for social and medical interpreting: DSHS Interpreter Certification is required by most medical establishments. DSHS Authorization is also available for non-certifiable languages. For more information, please contact the LTC directly.

Local (Pacific Northwest)

NOTIS Northwest Translators & Interpreters Society

National (USA)

ATA American Translators Association
NAJIT National Association of Judicial Interpreters and Translators


AIIC International Association of Conference Interpreters
FIT Fédération internationale des traducteurs

Scholastic Programs and Courses of Study

BC Bellevue College Translation and Interpretation Certificate Program
MIIS Monterey Institute for International Studies