Our webinars are an excellent opportunity to learn about a new aspect of the interpreting field every month. Each webinar is led by an experienced professional in the field and presented LIVE through a user-friendly platform. Participants can join from anywhere via computer, tablet, or mobile device. Access is available as a standalone purchase or as part of our membership plan for interpreters.
Upcoming Legal Webinar
February 22nd, 2020 | 11 AM – 1:30 PM EST
Mental Health Interpreting:
Unique Challenges, Practical Solutions
by Arianna Aguilar
Mental health interpreting is an important subset of study, since the issues encountered intersect with both medical and legal interpreting theory and the code of ethics. It also involves complex and intimate interpersonal communication with individuals who may act, speak, or think in unusual ways. There are laws that may even require the interpreter to break confidentiality or intervene. How can mental health interpreters face these issues successfully while maintaining impartiality in order to diminish potential emotional/ethical challenges?
Approved Continuing Education
3 credits: FL, NV | 2.5 credits: MO, NC, OH | More TBA
About the Presenter
Arianna Aguilar graduated in 2000 in Western New York with a communication and graphic arts degree. She honed her interpreting skills through hands-on experience and training in the mental health, education, legal, and child care fields. She currently is a Master Certified Court Interpreter for North Carolina, and is also a Certified Medical Interpreter. Past experiences include working as a Staff Interpreter for the 11th District of North Carolina, the Federal Public Defender’s office and the Johnston County Mental Health Department as an interpreter and consultant. She also has experience in presenting at conferences, including NAJIT and ATA. Arianna is currently an editor/writer for NAJIT’s publication Proteus, and was Editor-in-Chief from 2017 to 2019. She also published a book, Mental Health Interpreting: Unique Challenges, Practical Solutions, which is available on Amazon.
Upcoming Medical Webinar
February 26th, 2020 | 8 PM – 9 PM EST
Pharmacotherapy 101: Essential Concepts in
Pharmacolotherapy for Healthcare Interpreters (Part 1 of 5)
by Dr. Lizbeth Mendoza
In this one-hour webinar you will be presented with a set of essential concepts in pharmacology and in the interpretation of the use of medications with the objective of promoting and facilitating a faithful interpretation of information related to the use of medications. The presentation will include scientific research data, relevant terminology with definitions, stories from the field, suggestions on interpreting solutions, self-study strategies and exercises relevant to the topic at hand. This is the first of a series of webinars dedicated to the interpretation of the use of medications. In further webinars, participants will be presented with the purpose, side effects and directions of use of medications, and more. Stay tuned!
About the Presenter
Dr. Lizbeth Mendoza is originally from Mexico City, where she received her M.D. from the National Autonomous University of Mexico. Over the course of 13 years she has participated in different areas of Medicine including research, academics, and bilingual medical services as well as editing and translation of medical content. She is a Spanish Certified Medical Interpreter (CMI), freelance interpreter, and mentor for Medical interpreters. She is a member of the IMIA where she contributes actively as Vice-chair of the IMIA Colorado Chapter and Member of the Education Committee. She is an advocate for humanism, professionalism, continuing education and excellence in any healthcare practice, as well as of student-centered learning approaches, patient-centered practices, collaborative learning environments, and the Problem Based Learning methodology at any level of training or education.
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