11-06-17 Webinar: Project CLIMB-Interpreters in Legal Settings

PATHWAYS TO COMMUNICATION EQUITY IN LEGAL SETTINGS Monday, November 6, 2017 | 6-7:30pm Mountain time Project CLIMB has been busy this year! Join us as we share our plans to increase the number and quality of interpreters of color, Deaf interpreters, and Coda interpreters for work in the legal specialty. We will share the research based background and foundation of … Read More

BEI Court Interpreter Certification Test Overview Webinar

Texas Health and Human Services, Office of Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services (DHHS) presents the following training opportunity:   BEI Court Interpreter Certification Test Overview Webinar Earn 0.3 DHHS CEUs! (General Studies)   Date: Saturday, June 3, 2017 Time: 9:00am—12:15 pm CST Location: WEBINAR Presented by: Tom R. Cox, PhD Cost: $20.00 Register now! https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/1605874497917012993 This workshop will provide … Read More

BEI Medical Interpreter Certification Test Overview

Texas Health and Human Services, Office of Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services (DHHS) presents the following training opportunity: BEI Medical Interpreter Certification Test Overview Earn 0.3 DHHS CEUs! (General Studies) Date: Tuesday, April 25, 2017 Time: 6:00—9:00 pm CST Location: WEBINAR Presented by: Todd S.K. Agan, RID CI/CT, BEI IV/Medical, CoreCHI Cost: $20.00 Register now! https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/6687474191021228548 This workshop will … Read More

IRS Warns of Video Relay Scam Targeting Deaf and Hard of Hearing

Every day scammers come up with new ways to steal taxpayers’ identities and personal information. Some scammers pretend to be from the IRS with one goal in mind: to steal money. Be aware that con artists will use video relay services (VRS) to try to scam deaf and hard of hearing individuals. Don’t become a victim. Deaf and hard of … Read More

The Code: An Analytical Approach

The Code: an analytical approach 3/6/17 – 4/9/17 Sign Language interpreters make crucial decisions all the time. We are in the business of facilitating the most personal and private communications. Using the RID/NAD Code of Professional conduct, as a guide, we navigate through some of the most difficult judgment calls. “The Code: an analytical approach” is a five-week course involving … Read More

Free Webinar! What Interpreters Need to Know about the ADA 11/29 and 12/12

The Texas Health and Human Services Commission, Office of Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services (DHHS) presents the following training opportunity: What Interpreters Need to Know about the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) *Free CEUs (Ethics and Interpreting) Date: November 29, 2016 Time: 6:00—9:00 pm CST Presented by: Amanda Tuite, Communication Access Specialist What Interpreters Need to Know about the … Read More

DARS DHHS SUMMER INTERPRETER ​EDUCATION WEBINAR SERIES 2016

DARS DHHS Summer Interpreter Education Webinar Series 2016 Be Employable: The Path to Increasing Your Starting Power and Staying Power!      July 25th 6:30-9:30 PM CDT Presented by Jo Hilton LCSW BEI  Advanced/Level III 0.3 DHHS CEUs Registration link:  https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/5803658153846820866 Course description:  This webinar will discuss what the path looks like and what strategies one might undertake when one moves … Read More