This will be a 6.25-hour workshop providing an on-site mental health (walking)tour of the Texas State Hospital that will include various departments, forensics, history, procedures and mental healthcare protocol. There also will also be 2 classroom sessions focusing on standard practice, safety, ethics, terminology, procedures, legality, resources and expectations of mental health interpreting. A dialog with select patients and a psychiatrist will be sharing their experiences and expertise. The setting will be a non-threatening collaborative environment. BEI & RID CEUs pending.
Presenters: Kim Hunt & Rita Wedgeworth
Date: Friday, April 12, 2019 9 am- 4 pm (Lunch provided)
Location: Rusk State Hospital, Rusk Texas
Target Audience: Certified Interpreters and those seeking to take the Medical Certification Test
ACCOMODATION REQUEST DUE BY APRIL 1ST.
IN ADDITION TO THE REGISTRATON FEE A DONATION OF A MINIMUM OF ONE HYGIENE ITEM MUST BE BROUGHT. A LIST WILL BE PROVIDED.
On completion of registration you will recieve a confirmation email and an email 2 weeks prior to the event with the day's agenda and information.