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ISG Workshop: Ethics & Decision-Making on 5/21/16

ISG WORKSHOP Ethics & Decision-Making: A Hands-On Workshop for Interpreters Decision-making is at the heart of interpreting. In this workshop we will discuss the values underlying our codes of ethics and standards of practice and explore how these documents, together with established frameworks for decision-making, can support us as we develop our decision-making skills. The… READ MORE »

Related to: Education Interpreters, Legal Interpreters, Medical Interpreters, Non-UMTIA Event

ISG: HIPAA Privacy Rule Seminar on Saturday, 9/26/15

ISG is pleased to invite members to attend the learning seminar "HIPAA Privacy Rule: How It Affects Interpreters' Work and Conduct" on September 26, 2015 from 9 -10:30am. The seminar presenter, Teresa Julkowski, is an expert on HIPPA compliance. Click here for details on the seminar. ISG offers 0.15 IMIA Interpreter CEUs free of charge to ISG interpreter members. Hennepin… READ MORE »

Related to: Medical Interpreters, Non-UMTIA Event

ISG: Ethics and Decision-Making Workshop on May 30, 2015

The Interpreting Stakeholder Group (ISG) is pleased to offer the "Ethics & Decision-Making: A Hands-On Workshop for Interpreters" on Saturday May 30th, 2015. Workshop presenter Ms. Rachel Herring teaches interpreting at the Century College. She holds a M.A. in Translation and Interpreting from the Monterey Institute of International Studies and a Master of Advanced Studies… READ MORE »

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UMTIA’s Position on the ISG Proposal for a Medical Interpreter Registry

Interpreting is rigorous, challenging work that requires years of study and training by individuals who are already fully bilingual, that is, native or native-like speakers in both the languages they plan to interpret. For this reason, the Upper Midwest Translators and Interpreters Association is very much in favor and does not actively oppose the implementation… READ MORE »

Related to: Medical Interpreters

Opportunity for Spanish Interpreters in the Twin Cities Area

Information for prospective study participants  Who: Spanish-speaking interpreters who meet one the following criteria: Completed at most a short (40 or 60 hours) training course (this does not count general-attendance continuing education workshops such as those offered by UMTIA or ISG) and have less than 200 hours interpreting experience OR Have a college-level certificate or degree… READ MORE »

Related to: Education Interpreters, Job Posting, Legal Interpreters, Medical Interpreters, Non-UMTIA Event, Remote Interpreting

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