As part of the End Abuse of People with Disabilities Webinar Series the Center on Victimization and Safety (CVS) at the Vera Institute of Justice is offering a webinar entitled Working with Interpreters: Enhancing Communications with Individuals Who are Deaf and Hard of Hearing.
This free webinar will be held on Tuesday, March 20th, 2018 from 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM Central.
Participants will learn to distinguish between interpreter qualifications, certifications, and specializations to ensure quality and appropriate language access delivery. Presenters will discuss interpreter codes of conduct, the roles of interpreters. They will highlight the importance of confidentiality, impartiality, and accuracy. Participants will gain practical strategies for working with interpreters and improving working relationships. Special interpreting needs will also be discussed.