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.

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.

You can go to this URL  https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/201362193-How-Do-I-Join-A-Meeting- for more information on how to join the webinar.  More tips for using Zoom can be found HERE

All presentations are in the form of a webinar.  Links to the webinar will be send out the same day as the event. This year our webinars will be hosted on Zoom.  To use this platform, please read documents on the Zoom Website.

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 2020 is just $35.*  

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 2020.  This fee is NOT pro rated. This fee is included as part of the registration for participants of the 2019 MHIT Interpreter Institute.  Registration for 2021 will be included in the 2020 Interpreter Institute fees.

Presented by: Bridget Sabatke

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May 12, 2020
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Enhancing Knowledge Through Online Learning

Bridget Sabatke, MS, is a certified interpreter who has been working in the Twin Cities Metro area since 2005. In 2013 she graduated with her master’s degree in interpreting pedagogy from the University of North Florida.  Bridget has been a regular attendee of MHIT since 2015. She had the opportunity to work with the Behavioral Health Interpreting program under the CATIE Center before transitioning to her current job teaching at St. Catherine University in the undergraduate interpreting program. In her free time, Bridget enjoys hanging out with her husband, kids, and zoo-worth of pets.
Am I breaking the CPC?  How Mental Health Interpreting Strategies Intersect with the RID CPC

Upcoming Events

All Events run 6:30 - 8:30 PM Central Time

 September 8:   Forging Pathways Despite Communication Barriers.  Presenter: Jaime Wilson

November 10:  Mental Health and Law Enforcement.  Presenter: Scott Daily

                                     

"Am I breaking the CPC?  How Mental Health Interpreting Strategies Intersect with the RID CPC”

This monthly on-line discussion will provide participants with opportunities to interact with interpreters in the field of deafness and explore research articles, discuss presentations and apply the online discussion to service provision.

 The Objectives of the Training:

  • Participants will be able to locate resources like the RID CPC and the Mental Health Interpreting Domains and competencies
  • Participants will recognize decision making paradigms such as Dean and Pollard’s Demand Control -Schema, Lee and Llewellyn-Jones’ Role-Space
  • Participants will also recognize Rest’s four component model, Beauchamp & Childress’s four principles for moral life

Target Audience:

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

Pre- Reading

  • TBA

Presentation Flyer Available for Download HERE

Registrations will need to be submitted

You only need to register once each calendar year