This webinar will provide an overview of the Role-Space model developed by Peter Llewellyn-Jones and Robert G. Lee. The core premise is that a role is not something we have, rather is it something we do. The model proposes three interrelated dimensions of interpreter decision making and behavior: interaction management, participant alignment and the presentation of...

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The next NCIHC Membership Meeting date has just been announced.  Be sure to mark your calendar so you don't miss this great opportunity to learn and communicate with others in the field of language access.

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NEW Advocacy Paper!

Interpreter Advocacy in Healthcare Encounters: A Closer Look 

The NCIHC National Standards of Practice Work Group has just published a new advocacy paper on this very important topic. 

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NCIHC Statement

Discrimination and Racism Against People of Asian Descent

Asians have a long, rich, and complicated history in the United States. Sadly, that history includes being the targets of racial bias, discrimination, and violence, which has increased exponentially... 

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