Medical Interpreter in Behavioral Health
Increase your knowledge of behavioral health treatments and settings, and your ability to effectively interpret for clients with mental health needs.
This course provides an introduction to the theory and practice of Interpretation in behavioral health settings and for clients who have behavioral health disorders. Course content also includes cultural perspectives on behavioral health, stigma and discrimination as barriers to access and quality care, as well as how to practice self-care as a medical interpreter.
Dates: Saturday, May 4 & Saturday, May 18, 2019
Times: 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., both days
Location: Whatcom Community College, Room 103 Heiner Hall, Bellingham
Course requirements: Experience, training or certification in Medical Interpretation, as well as proficiency in English and any second language. These classes have been approved for a total of 7 General CE credits and 1 Ethics credit by DSHS and CCHI.
About the Instructor: Linda Golley is an interpreter educator and patient care improvement consultant. She works for Masterword, an international woman-owned language services business and for Swedish Hospital as ADA Program Specialist. She has a MA in Organizational Development and currently is Vice Chair of the Certified Commission for Healthcare Interpreter.
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