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

Dialogue Session 7 YOUR VOICE: What matters? What's next? -- Interpretation and language access - A

Get to know your colleagues better while you discuss issues of common concern and help develop an agenda for the future of the field. These 2-hour networking and dialogue sessions will start with a speed networking exercise from 10:00 - 10:15.  After a brief introduction to the format and the two themes, participants will meet in small discussion groups, and all come together at the end to report out. 

This group will focus on:

Language Access, including
  • Interpreter services—program development and management
  • Interpreter practice—skills, day-to-day issues
  • Interpreter training, assessment and certification
  • Remote/telephonic interpreting
  • Bilingual staff
  • Translation
  • Health literacy
Tuesday, September 23, 2008: 10:00 AM - 12:15 PM
6th Floor - St. Croix I (Minneapolis Marriott City Center)
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