This course provides intense, skill-centered training to meet high standards set for medical interpreters today. The techniques and tools provided can be immediately applied to enhance interpretation skills.
40-hr Intensive Medical Interpreter Training (For ASL Interpreters)
01/09/2017 @ 8:00 am - 01/13/2017 @ 5:00 pm$495
4.0 BEI CEUs approved
4.0 RID CEUs approved.
You must attend the entire course to receive credit. Class schedule is as follows:
Monday-Friday, 8:00am to 5:00pm with a one-hour break for lunch.
In addition to her Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry and Biology Education and her Masters Degree in Educational Psychology, Sherri Roberts has been a certified ASL/English interpreter since 1989. She currently holds Texas BEI Master and Court Certification in addition to her national RID Certificate of Interpreting and Certificate of Transliterating. Sherri owns and operates SLIS, LLC, a sign language interpreting agency in College Station, TX wher she routinely interprets high stakes medical and legal appointments. She was recently appointed to serve on the BEI Advisory Board which oversees sign language interpreting certification in Texas. Sherri has spent decades presenting interpreter training workshops and mentoring interpreters, and is always happy to share her knowledge and experiences in hopes that other can learn from them.
M. Cody Francisco, CDI is a native of Jenks, Oklahoma and brings over 14 years of professional interpreting experience. Cody was born into a family of 7 children and became profoundly deaf at 8 months old as a result of Spinal Meningitis. He attended Oklahoma State University for his Bachelor’s in Human Resource: Organizational Development. He also attended Rochester Institute of Technology and obtained his Bachelor’s of Social Work and Master’s in Multidisciplinary Studies with a focus in Deaf Studies and Counseling. Cody is an adjunct professor for several Interpreter Training Programs. He is actively involved with the Deaf Community as well as the Interpreting Community. Cody is also a representative for Region IV of the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf. During his free time, he enjoys traveling and spending time with his family and friends. He currently resides in Houston, TX.