New Continuing Education Opportunity- Mount Vernon

Recently CTS has been made aware of a new training opportunity available for you coming up on Saturday, October 28th, 2017. This training will be held at Skagit Valley Hospital in the Conference room. This all-day interactive workshop is designed to prepare experienced interpreters who have already received basic training to provide quality interpreting services in behavioral health settings. It will cover the following topics:

Introduction to Behavioral Health in the U.S.

  • Definition of “mental health
  • Types of appointments
  • Venues (medical facilities, courts, jails, detention centers, etc.)
  • Practitioners
  • Differences from other healthcare encounters

Should this be something that interests you, please see the document below for additional information on this event and instructions on how to register.

Will this Training apply to my Continue Education Credits?

Seven continuing education credits have been requested from CCHI, ATA, the Washington State DSHS, and the Washington State AOC. ATA credits are accepted by IMIA/NBCMI. Certificates of Attendance will be awarded to all who arrive on time and stay for the entire workshop.

If you have any additional questions in regards to this class, please contact Naomi Uchida at officemanager@notisnet.org.

Thank you.

HCA Interpreters

New Continuing Education Opportunity- Yakima

Recently CTS has been made aware of a new training opportunity available for you coming up on Saturday, September 30th, 2017. This training will be held at Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital, classrooms A and B, in Yakima, WA. This 5-hour workshop was developed by veteran interpreter trainer Cindy Roat and UCSF anthropologist Dr. Galen Joseph as part of a pioneering program at UCSF to help cancer genetic counselors communicate more effectively with their patients. This class is designed for interpreters who have already received basic training, and covers the following topics:

  • Introduction to Cancer Genetics
  • The Vocabulary of Cancer Genetics
    (bilingual glossaries will be made available in English-Spanish, English-Cantonese/Traditional Chinese, and English-Russian)
  • Practice interpreting
    (bilingual dialogues will be made available in English-Spanish, English-Cantonese, and English-Russian.)
  • Interpreting Challenges

Should this be something that interests you, please see the document below for additional information on this event and instructions on how to register.

Will this Training apply to my Continue Education Credits?

Five CE credits for this workshop are being requested from the ATA, from the Washington State DSHS, from the Washington State AOC, and from CCHI. ATA credits are accepted by IMIA/NBCMI. Certificates of Attendance will be awarded to all who arrive on time and stay for the entire workshop.

If you have any additional questions in regards to this class, please contact Naomi Uchida at officemanager@notisnet.org.

Thank you.

HCA Interpreters

Important Payment Information

HCA and CTS apologize for the misunderstanding and processing of interpreters pay vouchers.  However, for this pay period interpreters will not be paid until Monday, August 7, 2017.  We apologize if this has caused a hardship to interpreters and we assure you that this situation will not happen in the future.

IMPORTANT NOTICE AFFECTING YOUR MEDICAL APPOINTMENTS!

We understand the importance of your appointments and want to inform you that due to State Budget Contingency Plans, interpreters should be aware that beginning June 29th CTS will begin cancelling medical appointments scheduled for July 1st and July 2nd. All medically certified interpreters can be affected by this and should check their portal and email to see if any of your appointments have been cancelled.

Depending on the Budget Contingency plan, CTS may be cancelling more medical appointments on future dates. For more information on how this will affect your schedule and what your options are, please visit the Washington State Health Care Authority website.

New Continue Education Opportunity- Olympia

Recently CTS has been made aware of a new training opportunity available for you coming up on Saturday, July 29th, 2017. This training will be held at The Evergreen State College in Olympia, WA. The goal of this four-hour workshop is to train interpreters on the prevalence and impact that compassion fatigue and vicarious trauma have on persons in helping professions. The first portion of the training will help participants understand what compassion fatigue and vicarious trauma are; their causes, symptoms, and consequences; and activities to identify levels of compassion fatigue. The second portion of the workshop aims to help participants create self-care strategies to reduce vicarious trauma and burnout.

Should this be something that interests you, please see the document below for additional information on this event and instructions on how to register.

Will this Training apply to my Continue Education Credits?

Four continuing education credits are being requested for this workshop from the ATA, from CCHI, from the Washington State DSHS and from the Administrator of the Courts. Certificates of Attendance will be awarded to all who arrive on time and stay for the entire workshop.

If you have any additional questions in regards to this class, please contact Naomi Uchida at officemanager@notisnet.org.

Thank you.

HCA Interpreters

New Continue Education Opportunity- Pasco

Recently CTS has been made aware of a new training opportunity available for you coming up on Saturday, July 22nd, 2017. This training will be held at Columbia Basin College in Pasco, WA. This interactive seven-hour workshop is designed to prepare experienced medical interpreters to work in palliative care settings. It includes:

• An Introduction to Palliative Care

• Interpreting Skills Applied to Palliative Care

• The Vocabulary of Palliative Care

• Sight Translation in Palliative Care

• The Impact of Emotion and Belief on Interpreting

Should this be something that interests you, please see the document below for additional information on this event and instructions on how to register.

Will this Training apply to my Continue Education Credits?

Seven continuing education (CE) credits are approved from the WA DSHS and WA AOC. Seven continuing education (CE) credits are now being requested from ATA and CCHI (as of 6/23/2017), CE info will be updated upon approval. ATA credits are accepted by IMIA/NBCMI. Certificates of Attendance will be awarded to all who arrive on time and stay for the entire workshop.

If you have any additional questions in regards to this class, please contact Naomi Uchida at officemanager@notisnet.org.

Thank you.

HCA Interpreters

IMPORTANT NOTICE AFFECTING YOUR MEDICAL APPOINTMENTS!

We understand the importance of your appointments and want to inform you that due to State Budget Contingency Plans, interpreters should be aware that beginning June 29th CTS will begin cancelling medical appointments scheduled for July 1st and July 2nd. All medically certified interpreters can be affected by this and should check their portal and email to see if any of your appointments have been cancelled.

Depending on the Budget Contingency plan, CTS may be cancelling more medical appointments on future dates. For more information on how this will affect your schedule and what your options are, please visit the Washington State Health Care Authority website.

New Continue Education Opportunity- Yakima

Hello HCA Interpreters,

Recently CTS has been made aware of a new training opportunity available for you coming up on Saturday, June 17th, 2017. This training will be held at Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital in Yakima, WA. This is a double workshop that is hands-on bonanza for both novice and experienced interpreters who are serious about their professional development. The morning session will focus on glossary-building and the afternoon session is designed for interpreters who feel isolated and on their own, perhaps because of living in a small town or through a lack of contact with other interpreters.

Should this be something that interests you, please see the document below for additional information on this event and instructions on how to register.

Will this Training apply to my Continue Education Credits?

Seven continuing education credits are being requested from the ATA, the Washington State DSHS, the Washington State AOC and CCHI. ATA credits are accepted by IMIA/NBCMI. Certificates of Attendance will be awarded to all who arrive on time and stay for the entire workshop.

If you have any additional questions in regards to this class, please contact Naomi Uchida at officemanager@notisnet.org.

Thank you.

HCA Interpreters

New Seattle Children’s Requirements Reminder-Important!

This is a reminder to all HCA interpreters who are currently servicing Medical appointments at Seattle Children’s Hospital. CTS recently sent out the following email notification below regarding Seattle Children’s new requirements.

Please note: Starting Monday May 22nd, 2017,  if an interpreter has not completed the new training requirements, they will not be able to attend their appointment.

If you have any questions or encounter any problems when taking the online training, please connect with the greeter or email patty.hencz@seattlechildrens.org.

Regards,

HCA Interpreters

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