Resources

Professional Associations:

Oregon Society of Translators and Interpreters
Oregon Healthcare Interpreters Association
ATA Savvy Newcomer Blog
Northwest Translators and Interpreters SocietyAmerican Translators Association Interpreters Division

National Association of Judiciary Interpreters and Translators

American Translators Association

Medical interpreting resources:

The American Translators Association medical division website
Interpreters Division of the American Translators Association
CCHI Certification Resources
National Board Certification Process

Resources for further understanding:
National Institute for Coordinated Health CareInterpretips! A series of short videos dealing with interpreting issues. A joint production of Cross Cultural Communications and InterpretAmerica.
NCIHC workshops for interpreting trainers – powerpoints available in PDF format for free. Interesting viewpoints on some challenging issues.

Legal issues:
From private organizations:
Compliance resources from Voices for Health
HIPAA training by The HIPAA Group

From government sources:
Limited English Proficiency Resources for Effective Communication (from the Office of Civil Rights of the Department of Health and Human Services)
National Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services (CLAS) Standards – from the Office of Minority Health of the US Department of Health and Human Services
Oregon Health Authority, Office of Equity and Inclusion – Health Care Interpreter Program

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