Vacancies and Mental Health Interpreter Trainings in Alabama 2018

Mental Health Interpreter Training 2018

 

Hold the dates!!!

 

Alabama's Mental Health Interpreter Training Program has been scheduled for July 30-August 3, 2018 at Troy University in Montgomery.

 

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, Psycholinguistic Errors and Demand Control Schema for Interpreting Applied to Mental Health.

 

PRESENTERS INCLUDE: 

 

Bob Pollard, Robyn Dean, Roger Williams, Steve Hamerdinger, Charlene Crump, Brian McKenny, Kent Schafer, Amanda Somdal, Shannon Reese, et. al.

 

A MINIMUM OF 4.0 RID CEUS WILL BE OFFERED.

 

SPONSORED BY:

 

*ADARA

 

*Troy University Montgomery

 

*Alabama Department of Mental Health - Office of Deaf Services

 

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 applications@mhit.org.

 

Additional information will be forthcoming soon!!

 

Shannon Reese
Services Coordinator
100 N. Union St. PO Box 301410
Montgomery, AL 36130
334-239-3780 (office)
334-467-0458 (text)
334-242-3025 (fax)
Shannon.reese@mh.alabama.gov