Mental Health First Aid and The Interpreter’s Role
Interpreters of the Deaf, LLC, Sinclair College’s Interpreter Education Program, and the Montgomery County ADAMHS board
Friday, October 11th, 4:00 PM– 8:00 PM
Saturday, October 12, 2019 9:00 AM—5:00 PM*
Sinclair Community College
Building 14, Room 130
444 W. Third St. Dayton, OH 45402
*Box lunch included for Saturday
Mental Health First Aid (MHFA):
A public education program that introduces participants to risk factors and warning signs of mental illnesses, builds understanding of their impact, and overviews common supports. Uses role-playing and simulations to demonstrate how to offer initial help in a mental health crisis and connect persons to the appropriate professional, peer, social, and self-help care. Also teaches the common risk factors and warning signs of specific types of illnesses, like anxiety, depression, substance use, bipolar disorder, eating disorders, and schizophrenia. For this portion of the workshop, participants will earn 0.8 GS CEUs. Certified MHFA instructors provided through the Montgomery County ADAMHS Board.
Participants will be certified in Mental Health First Aid for 3 years from the date of the workshop
Friday 4:00-8:00 PM
Saturday 9:00 AM—1:00 PM (must attend both days)
0.8 General Studies CEUs
MHFA and The Interpreter’s Role:
After the 8 hour MHFA certification course, participants will participate in a moderated discussion as to how to maintain the integrity of the role of a professional interpreter, following the NAD-RID Code of Professional Conduct, while using the information learned from the ADAMHS MHFA instructors. For this portion of the workshop, participants will earn 0.3 PS CEUs
Saturday 2:00 PM—5:00 PM
0.3 Professional Studies CEUS
MHFA & the Interpreters Role (including lunch): $25
IEP Students- MFHA & the Interpreters Role (including lunch): $20
ID Contractors – MFHA & the Interpreters Role (including lunch): $20
MHFA Friday evening & Saturday morning only: $15
Registration Deadline: Friday September 27, 2019 by 5:00 PM
Presented in English
Seating Limited, no registrations will be accepted at the door.
This event is intended to be supportive, nonthreatening, and a safe environment of mutual respect and free from bias.
Interpreters of the Deaf, LLC, is an approved sponsor for RID continuing education units. MHFA is offered for 0.80 general studies assumes no knowledge of the topic. The Interpreter’s Role is offered for 0.3 PS (professional studies) and 0.3 professional studies CEUs and assumes some knowledge of the topic. Participants must complete all required activities to earn CEUs. No partial CEUs will be awarded
Cancellations and Refunds
Please plan to arrive early or on time to all educational activities. Interpreters of the Deaf, LLC will not award partial CEU Credits for
events. No CEU will be given for those arriving more than 15 minutes late or leaving more than 15 minutes early. No refunds will be
given for “late arrivals” or “no shows.”
Refunds will be given with written request received a minimum of 5 business days prior to the date of the event. Refunds on payments
made with a credit card will be subject to a $5 transaction fee. Please submit your request to Nicole Morris at firstname.lastname@example.org or
fax it to 937-558-5392.
INCLEMENT WEATHER POLICY
Interpreters of the Deaf, LLC will make a decision regarding postponements/cancellations of events by 7:00 a.m. on the day of the
event. (Much earlier if there is a true weather emergency.)
A notice will be posted on Interpreters of the Deaf’s website, social media accounts and, will send an email and/or make a phone
call/text to each registrant to notify them of the decision to postpone or cancel the event.
In the event of a mild winter weather situation where a registrant does not feel safe to drive to the venue and Interpreters of the Deaf.
LLC has not opted to postpone or cancel due to weather issues, we will give registrants a credit to attend a future event. Please leave
a voicemail at 937-242-6047 if you are not attending due to winter weather concerns.