Holding Space: Using our Whole Selves in Mental Health Interpreting - June 2024

SKU#: 157 Holding Space June 2024
$175.00
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This course will expand your vocabulary, sharpen your communication techniques and explore methods to improve decision making while interpreting in mental health settings. Don’t miss this unique opportunity to learn and practice with an instructor who has experience both as an interpreter and a mental health clinician.

This workshop will take place live via Zoom June 15, 2024 from 12:00 - 5:00 p.m. ET.

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Holding Space: Using Our Whole Selves in Mental Health Interpreting

Course Description:

Mental health interpreting can be a challenge even for experienced interpreters. How do you prepare effectively for these specialized settings? What techniques can assist you in providing unbiased interpretation that benefits each participant?

In this engaging and interactive workshop you’ll deepen your understanding of interpreting in outpatient clinical social work settings. You will get hands-on practice with realistic forms, psycho-educational materials, vignettes, and pedagogical videos frequently used in mental health settings. This course will expand your vocabulary, sharpen your communication techniques and explore methods to improve decision making. Don’t miss this unique opportunity to learn and practice with an instructor who has experience both as an interpreter and a mental health clinician.

Instructor: Liz Essary

Class Schedule: June 15, 2024

Timetable: 12:00-5:00 p.m. ET (9:00 a.m.-2:00p.m. PT) with a break from 2:00-3:00 p.m. ET (11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. PT)

CEUs:

  • Certification Commission for Healthcare Interpreters (CCHI): 4 CCHI CE hours (CEAP ID #10393)

  • American Translators Association: 4 ATA CEPs

  • Ontario Council on Community Interpreting: 4 OCCI PDUs

  • Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf: 0.4 RID CEUs (0320.0624.01)

  • International Medical Interpreters Association: 0.4 IMIA/NBCMI CEUs (ID 24-1048)

Learning objectives:

After completing this workshop participants will be able to:

  1. Identify implicit biases when working in mental health settings.

  2. Differentiate skills used in mental health interpreting with skills used in other settings.

  3. Recognize the terminology and concepts used in mental health settings.

  4. Develop strategies for mediation and selecting the most effective mode of interpreting.

  5. Create an on-going personal glossary for mental health terminology and concepts.

Technical Requirements:

  • Desktop or laptop computer (recommend i5 processor or above) with webcam (The course may not be taken on a tablet, phone or other small device.)

  • Zoom (Update to the Latest Version)

  • Chrome or Firefox (Updated Version)

  • Quality headset with boom mounted microphone 

  • High speed internet (minimum 5 mbps upload/10 download) 

  • Ethernet cable (Must connect computer directly to router. Minimum quality CAT6)*

  • Ethernet to USB adapter (if needed)*

  • External Monitor*

*Recommended but not required

This course is limited to 25 participants. Once the course has reached capacity, those interested will be added to a waitlist in the order in which their inquiry is received.

Attendance Policy for Live Online Training Programs

In order to receive a course completion certificate, participants in our live online programs must submit all applicable documentation; complete all coursework requirements; be visible on their webcam for the entire program; and complete the applicable attendance requirement:

  • For live online programs shorter than 10 hours, participants must attend all live scheduled hours.

  • For live online programs 10 hours or longer, participants may miss no more than 10% of the total live scheduled hours. (For example, attendance of 18 hours is required for a 20-hour program; attendance of 36 hours is required for a 40-hour program.)

Disruptive Behavior Policy

In order to uphold the collaborative nature of our online training programs, onboardings, support sessions and webinars, Cross-Cultural Communications reserves the right to remove any participant for abusive or aggressive behavior, spoken or written, towards CCC staff, trainers or other participants. We recognize that the past few years have been difficult for everyone. However, our participants, trainers and staff have the right to a safe and respectful learning and working environment. We thank you for your understanding.

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