Bimonthly online discussions are continuing education opportunities for mental health interpreters and clinician who work with deaf consumers.  QMHI's are required to have 40 contact hours continuing education per year.

All presentations are in the form of a webinar.  Links to the webinar will be send out a few days prior to the event.  This year our webinars will be hosted on Citrix (GoToMeeting).  To use this platform Please read documents on the Citrix Website. You can download a full User Guide HERE.

Important:  In order to assure time to process your registration, completed form and payment must be received 7 days prior to the event you wish to join.
Registration fee for all online discussions in calendar year 2016 is just $35.*User Guide HERE>

How to Register:

  • Send a check for $35.00 made out to ADARA- MHIT Fund along with the completed form to:

Shannon Reese, Services Coordinator
Alabama Department of Mental Health
Office of Deaf Services
P.O. Box 301410
Montgomery, AL  36130

* January to December 2017.  This fee is NOT pro rated. This fee is included as part of the registration for participants of the 2015 MHIT Interpreter Institute.  Registration for 2017 will be included in the 2016 Interpreter Institute fees.

Presented by: Natasha Kordus, Ph.D, Supervisor of the California Deaf Education Resource Center (CDERC) .

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September 11, 2018

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Enhancing Knowledge Through Online Learning

Dr. Kordus is a graduate of both the Deaf Studies program at California State University Northridge and the Clinical Psychology program at Gallaudet University in Washington DC. She has also completed her PPS credential and her Administrative Credential at Cal Baptist University. Dr. Kordus has worked in the Deaf Community for over 20 years and has been the supervisor of the California Deaf Education Resource Center (CDERC) since it was established.

Target Audience:

Interpreters in Mental Health, Community Interpreters, Mental Health Professionals, School Counselors

Presentation Flyer Available for Download HERE

You only need to register once each calendar year

Registrations will need to be submitted

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