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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 an historical overview of the current Texas BEI testing system, the development of the new Court Interpreter Certification test format, and information regarding eligibility.

Interested certified interpreters will, after the webinar, understand the TX BEI Court Certification test development process. They will also understand the eligibility criteria for test candidacy.

The presenter will provide PowerPoint slides via webinar. Participants are expected to provide their own access point (laptop, desktop, mobile device) and internet access.

Once you register and receive your registration confirmation via email, print and mail a copy of your confirmation email with your check or money order for $20 to: HHSC-DHHS Training and Education, PO Box 12306, Austin TX 78711. There are no refunds for any reason.

To earn DHHS General Studies CEUs (accepted by BEI), participants must take a pre-test (link in registration confirmation email), a post-test (link sent following the webinar), and also remain actively engaged in the webinar via random interactive polls throughout the session.  If you need RID CEUs, contact an RID CEU provider in advance of the session to request PINRA approval to earn CEUs.
This webinar will be presented in spoken English. Email [email protected] or call (512) 982-1709 for accommodations, such as CART, by May 22, 2017.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

SLS COVID-19 Response:

We here at SLS highly value communication access. The COVID-19 pandemic has greatly affected all of our lives. We are responding to these changes by maximizing safety while still prioritizing effective communication. We are happy to announce that SLS has adopted Virtual Video Interpreting (VVI) services. VVI services are available anywhere there is internet access, and in any setting where an interpreter is needed, such as school, court, hospital, doctor’s office, etc.


To all in our communities, we wish you to stay at home whenever possible, stay healthy, and stay safe! While we are still offering in-person interpreters as a last resort at this time, we want to partner with you in adhering to social distancing, and other suggested safe work practices. In this way we can all limit the risk to ourselves, to those in our households, and to those we work with. It is our sincere hope that we can successfully navigate this crisis together.


Let us provide you with interpreters for your SAFE appointments! Please click the tab and request further information on our VVI services.