Health Care Interpreting 101

In Health Care Interpreting 101, participants will have opportunities to engage in hands-on and roleplay activities using ASL classifiers for different body systems, everyday questions and procedures/treatments. Ethics in health care interpreting will be addressed and applied throughout. Health care literacy challenges in the Deaf population will be addressed as well as how it can impact the interpreting process during any medical encounter.

Presenters

Teri Hedding, MA, CDI, is the manager of Sinai Deaf Health at Sinai Health System where she is responsible for day-to-day management of interpreters and health care access to serve Deaf and hard of hearing patients. She also provides health education and medical interpreting workshops for the Deaf and interpreting communities.  Teri has worked as a CDI since 2009 and has interpreted in various situations in medical, mental health, government, business and legal settings.

Stephanie Winslow is owner and founder of ASLconnect, a sign language interpreting agency in Kansas City that offers on-site interpreting services, conference, event coordination of interpreting services nationwide and workshops and training events. Stephanie carries certifications with RID, Missouri (comprehensive) and Kansas (5/5).  She also has served as an evaluator for various interpreter certification systems.

Cost

$250 for a four-day workshop

CEUs

20 CEUs in Professional Studies; 3 CEUs in Ethics

Location

Paraquad
5240 Oakland Ave.
St. Louis, MO 63110

Schedule

Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017: 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Friday, Sept. 22, 2017: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sunday, Sept 24, 2017: 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.


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