A 40-hour course designed to provide a sound basis for interpreters to work effectively in mental health settings as part of a professional team. The course includes: Mental health systems and culture, Sources of Communication Breakdown Associated with Mental Illness and Treatment, Interpreters' Roles, Tools, and Resources, Severe Language Dysfluency and Visual Gestural Communication/CDIs/Interpreters who are Deaf, Psychiatric Emergencies, Confidentiality Ethics and Laws, Support Groups and Community Mental Health Services, Psycholinguistic Errors and Demand-Control schema applied to Mental Health Interpreting.
Presenters Include: Bob Pollard, Robyn Dean, Roger Williams, Steve Hamerdinger, Charlene Crump, Brian McKenny, Shannon Reese, et. al.
Information regarding the 2013 Interpreter Institute will be posted on this page as it becomes available. Please check back often over the next few weeks as we anticipate frequent updates.
COST OF TRAINING: A minimum of 4.0 CEUS will be offered for the training.
Thru Feb 15
Feb 16 - April 15
April 16 — May 30
After May 31
Before July 1st refunds will be provided upon written request minus 15% processing and handling fee. Refunds will not be provided after July 1st, however, registration fees will be applied to the subsequent year.
Discounts available for groups of six (6) or more.
Applications reviewed on first-come, first-serve basis. Student participation is limited to five students. Students must submit evidence of full time status in a recognized Interpreter Training/Preparation Program.