New Webinar - July 28th

Frontlines to the Classroom: Advanced Practice Strategies for Interaction Management and Sociolinguistic Negotiation in the Healthcare Setting

The presenter will encourage interpreter trainers to teach their students to adopt an “interpreter practitioner” model of interpreter versus purely a "message converter.” She will share techniques to be taught to students, such as specific educational scripts, visual aids, and “high register negotiation” to enhance comprehension and trust. To learn more or to register, click here.

 



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.  Click on the link below to learn more.  

 

 

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 as a result of the pandemicStop AAPI Hate has reported 3,795 incidents between March 19, 2020 and February 28, 2021. The National Council on Interpreting in Health Care (NCIHC) outright denounces these occurrences and the... Click here to continue reading

 

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