Module dates: February 3rd – March 9th, 2020
This module was previously offered in 2018 and 2019, we are offering this module for year 2020 and 2021.
Have you ever thought to yourself, “But I don’t do mental health!”?
Although you may not think of yourself as a mental health interpreter, mental health issues arise in all aspects of people’s lives. Regardless of the settings where you currently work, this training will open your eyes to the ways mental health interpreting may show up in your current work and present opportunities for more training.
This module will cover:
- An overview of the mental health care system
- Mental health settings and who is on the care team
- Therapeutic approaches and services
- Diagnostic tools for mental health
- Barriers people who are Deaf, hard of hearing and Deafblind face in getting services
- Steps and resources for further training
This module was designed with Steve Hamerdinger, Arlyn Anderson, Karen Sheldon, and Vyron Kinson.
This module will require about 20 hours of work. There are no set meeting times, but topics are opened weekly to give participants richer discussion and learning opportunities. All work must be completed by 11:59pm on March 9. No extensions will be offered. See Course Outline below for an overview of the course.
Registration fee: $40
Before registering, please review the registration requirements:
To register, participants must:
-Work in the United States or U.S. territories
-Hold RID, NAD, or BEI certification
-Have a minimum of 3 years interpreting experience