Webshop now open! Intro to Mental Health Interpreting

Specialized Interpreting- Mental Health webshop

Specialized Interpreting: Mental Health webshop There is a shortage of qualified interpreters working in mental health settings. Mental health issues arise in all aspects of a person’s life: employment, education, recreation, medical, etc. Often interpreters don’t recognize that they are in fact already working in mental health settings. This webshop guides you in assessing if mental health interpreting is within … Read More

ONLINE Interpreting Anatomy: Human Digestive System – Saturday, June 30, 2018

ONLINE Interpreting Anatomy: Human Digestive System Saturday, June 30, 2018 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM https://reg.abcsignup.com/reg/event_page.aspx?ek=0029-0015-65C9F3A8E35847BA929AE898EF2517DD This training will review basic body systems and anatomy, focusing specifically on the Human Digestive System, its common ailments, and potential treatments. Knowing these details will help Interpreters better appraise potential assignments offered that may be ENT, Gastro-Intestinal, Mental Health, and/or ER related, better knowing … Read More

May 24, 2018: Communication Strategies for People with Hearing Loss

Communication Strategies for People with Hearing Loss

Date: Thursday, May 24th Time: 10:00-11:30am CST This webinar will include practical information for the workplace, medical and community settings. *Presented in Spoken English with real time captioning Register here! Register separately for each session, and you will receive a confirmation email with a link to access the webinar. If you have questions about the registration process, or about the … Read More

May 22, 2018: ODHHS Spotlight: Technology, Advocacy and More

ODHHS Spotlight: Technology, Advocacy and More

Date: Tuesday, May 22nd Time: 2:00-3:30pm CST This webinar will provide information about our Resource Specialists throughout the state, who can connect you with local community resources, provide advocacy services, teach self-advocacy skills, demonstrate assistive technology, teach communication strategies, and provide other services – at no cost! *Presented in ASL with voice interpreting Register here!

Interpreters, Interpersonal Skills & Ethics

Interpreters, Interpersonal Skills & Ethics

Texas Health and Human Services, Office of Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services (DHHS) presents the following FREE training opportunity: Interpreters, Interpersonal Skills & Ethics Please register for this webinar on April 30, 2018 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM CST at: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/3420609651213006594 Earn 0.2 DHHS CEUs! (Ethics) Date: Monday, April 30, 2018 Time: 6:00—8:00 pm CST Presented by: Amanda Tuite, … Read More

Ethical Considerations of the ADA in Employment Settings: Webinar 4/17/18

Pre-Certified Interpreter Training Opportunity! Summer Institutes 2018

Texas Health and Human Services, Office of Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services (DHHS) presents the following FREE training opportunity: Ethical Considerations of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) in Employment Settings Please register for this webinar on April 17, 2018 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM CST at: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/8380746297181210627 Earn 0.2 DHHS CEUs! (Ethics) Date: Tuesday, April 17, 2018 Time: … Read More

Pre-Certified Interpreter Training Opportunity! Summer Institutes 2018

Sign Language Interpreter Training

The HHSC Office of Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services (DHHS) has partnered with various entities to offer several ‘Summer Institute’ trainings for pre-certified interpreters this year! Each training in the Summer Institute Series consists of intensive, week-long skill building workshops, with a specific target audience. Registration of Interest: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/SummerInstitutes2018 At this time, DHHS plans to sponsor the following three … Read More

Workshop Registration Deadline Extended

GREAT NEWS! This workshop is CEU approved and the deadline for registration is EXTENDED till January 12th. If you are BEI Level II or above including RID you qualify to register. Time is running out get your registrations in asap. All the information is on the flyer! Please feel free to share.