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Intro to Assessments and Screeners: Mental Health and Suicide - 5/3/2021

Module dates: May 3-June 4

This new online course offering is designed for ASL/English interpreters to help them become more familiar with the screening and assessment process as well as tools often used when working with individuals in mental health settings.

This module will cover:

·       Translation process used to validate screeners related to substance use and mental health in American Sign Language (ASL).

·       The ASL-STAR portal which contains screeners related to behavioral health that are available in ASL.

·       Issues to consider when interpreting mental health, substance abuse and suicide screeners.

·       Suicide risk factors as well as a suicide screener that has been validated in ASL.

·       Assessment and screening techniques to use when interpreting in behavioral health settings.

·       Cultural and linguistic issues that occur when interpreting behavioral health related screeners.

Our consumers, both hearing and Deaf, deserve interpreters who are qualified in this work so that consumers have their best chance for recovery.

Select the link below to register for this event. Registration will open one week prior to May 3, 2021.

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