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The Community Interpreter ® International is coming to Jackson!

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The Community Interpreter ® International Training Program

October 4-9, 2017

One22 is pleased to announce the first in a series of education and outreach opportunities for Fall, 2017. Businesses, government agencies, educational and social service providers, as well as concerned citizens are invited to participate in The Community Interpreter ® International, the only national certificate program for community interpreting in the United States.

“We are excited to partner with the Office of Health Equity of the Wyoming Department of Health to increase awareness and the technical skills of those in interpretive roles, whether professionally or simply by friendly request,” said Executive Director Sharel Lund Love. “In our zeal to offer bilingual services, many of us may not recognize the unique role of the interpreter, and the opportunities and challenges presented by each encounter.”

The 40-hour course requires mandatory language assessments prior to the start date, and the course sessions will run from Wednesday, October 4, through Monday, October 9. Courses will be held at St. John’s Episcopal Church and Central Wyoming College.

Community interpreting is a growing profession that targets health care, education, human and social services. The use of qualified interpreters is promoted and endorsed by federal legislation, hospital accreditation agencies and many state and municipal laws.

The Community Interpreter ® International is taught by Giovanna Carriero-Contreras, who has dedicated her life to the interpreting profession. She is the Founder & CEO of Cesco Linguistic Services. She chairs the U.S. national delegation for interpreting and translation standards at the International Standardization Organization (ISO TC 37/SC 5) and co-authored the latest edition of The Community Interpreter ® International textbook.

The registration deadline is Saturday, September 30, 2017 and an early registration discount is available through Tuesday, September 12th. Limited scholarship assistance is available.

To register please follow this LINK

Course Schedule

Wednesday, October 4, 2017 01:00 PM – 05:00 PM

Thursday, October 5, 2017 08:00 AM – 05:00 PM

Friday, October 6, 2017 08:00 AM – 05:00 PM

Saturday, October 7, 2017 08:00 AM – 05:00 PM

Sunday, October 8, 2017 08:00 AM – 05:00 PM

Monday, October 9, 2017 08:00 AM – 01:00 PM

Unable to attend? Join us for an introduction session

Wednesday, 10/4, 9-11am

Location: Hansen Hall, St. John’s Episcopal Church  

Course instructor Giovanna Carriero Contreras will lead a two  hour introduction for anyone with an interest in community interpreting who is unable to attend the full 40-hour program.