Sixth National Conference on Quality Health Care for Culturally Diverse Populations:

D-3 Improving the quality of medical interpretation: Core competencies and training

Wednesday, September 24, 2008: 8:30 AM - 10:30 AM
4th Floor - Deer Lake (Minneapolis Marriott City Center)
8:30 AM
Raising the Bar: A National, Effective Practices Approach to Educating Sign Language Interpreters to Work with Deaf Patients and Healthcare Providers
Laurie Swabey, PhD, Regional Interpreter Education Center, College of St. Catherine (CATIE); NCIEC; Cathy Cogen, MEd, Regional Interpreter Education Center at Northeastern University; NCIEC
8:45 AM
A Proven Model for Expanded Health Care Interpreter Training
Bruce Downing, PhD, University of Minnesota
9:15 AM
Preparing High Quality Interpreters: Core Competencies and Standards for Training
Maria-Paz Avery, PhD, Education Development Center, Inc.