Have you, as an interpreter, witnessed discrimination against your client in the workplace setting while you are on the job? What can you do in those situations without overstepping ethical boundaries?
Amanda Tuite, Communication Access Specialist, will discuss Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Title I of the ADA of 1990 prohibits companies from discriminating against Deaf employees. The role of an interpreter when encountering discrimination will be discussed, and participants will learn how to:
Email or call (512) 982-1709 with questions. This webinar will be presented in American Sign Language (ASL); requests for accommodations must be made by June 8, 2017.
To earn DHHS CEUs (accepted by BEI), participants must take a pre-test (link sent via email) and a post-test (link sent following the webinar), and also remain actively engaged in the webinar via random interactive polls throughout the session. If you need RID CEUs, contact an RID CEU provider in advance of the session to request PINRA approval to earn CEUs.
After registering and taking the pre-test, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar. If viewing in a group, please email for further instructions.
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