January 2020 Webshop: Specialized Interpreting: Mental Health

      Mental health issues arise in all aspects of a person’s life: employment, education, recreation, medical etc. Often interpreters fail to recognize that they are in fact already working in mental health settings. This webshop guides you in assessing if mental health interpreting is within your scope of practice and connects you with a plethora of educational opportunities to start building your skills for working in mental health settings.

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      February 2020 Webshop: Specialized Interpreting: Addiction and Recovery

      There are a shortage of interpreters trained and qualified to work in addiction recovery settings. This webshop will introduce information about addiction, recovery settings, and the journey of recovery in the Deaf community to help interpreters decide if this specialty is a good fit for them. Then, interpreters will learn about resources to help them continue their education to become qualified. Registration to enroll will be available August 1 to August 31, 2019.

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      March 2020 Webshop: Intersectionality in Behavioral Health Interpreting

      Cultural competencies are essential when interpreting between people of varying cultures. It is important to recognize how cultural differences impact the interpreting needs. This webshop was designed with Najma Johnson. It provides an overview of structures of oppression and privilege using the theory of kyriarchy. It also discusses intersectionality in the Deaf, DeafBlind, and hard of hearing communities.

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      Mental & Behavioral Health Webshops

      These self-directed webshops are interactive mini online classes. They require about 1.5 hours of time. Mini-lectures throughout the webshops are presented in ASL. English captions are available if needed. If you missed it when we offered our webshops in 2018 and... read more

      Intersectionality in Behavioral Health Interpreting

      If you missed it the first time when we offered our webshops in 2018, here is an additional opportunity to take advantage of the CATIE Center’s webshop, Intersectionality in Behavioral Health Interpreting.  Cultural competencies are essential when interpreting... read more

      December 2019 webshop: Specialized Interpreting: Trauma-Informed Approach

      Deaf, DeafBlind and hard of hearing communities experience trauma at higher rates than hearing individuals. They also face additional barriers to accessing behavioral health services. Registration will be available December 1 to December 31. Webshop closes at 11:59pm CST on December 31.

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