Contemporary Family Therapy

, Volume 18, Issue 4, pp 507–512 | Cite as

The use of interpreters in family therapy with deaf persons

  • Rita R. Culross


The paper discusses the use of interpreters in family therapy with deaf person families. Issues from the perspective of the therapist, the interpreter, and the family are presented.

Key words

interpreters deaf family therapy 


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© Human Sciences Press, Inc. 1996

Authors and Affiliations

  • Rita R. Culross
    • 1
  1. 1.Louisiana State UniversityBaton Rouge

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