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“4 Tips for Working With Interpreters”: Using an interpreter with the same background as young people in your program can help them build trust, self-esteem, and access to resources and services. Most often, organizations that work with young people with limited English proficiency tackle the hurdle of communication on a case-by-case basis; the planning tools featured in this article serve as comprehensive, proactive supports for those with limited English proficiency.
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