Save the Date!
Alabama’s Mental Health Interpreter Training Program has been scheduled for August 6-10, 2012, at Troy University in Montgomery.
MHIT is 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 for Interpreting Applied to Mental Health.
Bob Pollard, Robyn Dean, Roger Williams, Steve Hamerdinger, Charlene Crump, Brian McKenny, Shannon Reese, et. al.
A MINIMUM OF 4.0 RID CEUS WILL BE OFFERED.
*ADARA *Troy University *Alabama Department of Mental Health – Office of Deaf Services *Alabama Association of the Deaf
Training will be held at Troy University in Montgomery, Alabama
More information coming soon!
Be sure to check our Mental Health Interpreter Training Website at http://www.mhit.org for additional information or feel free to contact our office at firstname.lastname@example.org.