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Community Interpreter Training Application

Application must be submitted before 5 p.m. on September 17, 2021
 
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The Mississippi State Department of Health's Office of Preventive Health and Health Equity will offer Community Interpreter Training along with Medical Terminology, as a 10-day online course.

Community Interpreter training caters to bilingual individuals seeking to enhance their interpreting skills and extend their knowledge of properly conducting a successful interpreting session. Training is open to all those fluent in English and a second spoken language or sign language.

Schedule

  • Orientation: Thursday, September 17, 10:00 a.m. –11:00 a.m.
  • Thursday, September 30 – Saturday, October 2, 9:00 a.m. –4:30 p.m.
  • Thursday, October 7 – Saturday, October 9, 9:00 a.m. –3:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday, October 13 – Saturday, October 16, 9:00 a.m. –3:30 p.m.

Fees

  • $275.00 per person for 48 hours of Community Interpreter and Medical Terminology training. ($200.00 per person for more than one applicant from the same agency or organization.)
  • $200.00 per person for 40 hours of Community Interpreter training only (without Medical Terminology).
  • $75.00 per person for Medical Terminology training only. (Open only to those with previous Community Interpreter training.)

Make Money Orders payable to:

Mississippi State Department of Health
Office of Preventive Health and Health Equity
713 South Pear Orchard Road, Suite 201, Plaza II
Ridgeland, MS 39157
ATTN: Patricia Gatewood

For questions about this training, contact Selma Alford at the MSDH Office of Preventive Health and Health Equity, 601-206-1559, or by e-mail at Selma.Alford@msdh.ms.gov.

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Medical Terminology course

Would you like to apply for the Medical Terminology course, Community Interpreter training, or both?


requires prior community interpreter training

Scholarship

Three scholarships for the Community Interpreter and Medical Terminology training will be awarded. To be considered for a scholarship, complete the information below, and also:

  • Submit a letter of recommendation from your employer or partnering organization on how it would benefit from interpreter services.
  • Agree to volunteer a minimum of 10 hours in the year following your training with a non-profit organization in need of interpreter services.

Last reviewed on Sep 15, 2021
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