PRO Bono Counseling Project: Continuing Education Workshop

Cultural Competence and Working with Interpreters
Featured Speaker: Kelly Macias, PhD
 
Wednesday, March 13, 2019
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Owen Brown Interfaith Center
7246 Cradlerock Way
Columbia, MD 21045
 
Objectives:

Cultural Competence in Health and Human Services

  1. Explain the need for culturally responsive mental health services.
  2. Identify and utilize universal strategies for communicating across cultures.
  3. Prepare a cultural competence plan for the provision of mental health services.
How to Work with an Interpreter
  1. Discuss legal requirements and national standards for language access.
  2. Identify best practices to enhance language access.
  3. Distinguish between trained and untrained interpreters.
  4. Demonstrate effective skills for working with in-person, telephone and video interpreters.

Registration deadline: 3/6/2019.

To register, or for more information: click here.

Date published: 

Monday, 04 February 2019

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