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Neil Glickman said of Alabama's mental health interpreters that, “[T]he sophistication of these interpreters in mental health not only meets the level of best practice, it establishes it.”  This is high praise from one of the world’s leading experts in mental health and deafness.  It is not mere chance that Alabama is home to a program that garners such praise. It is the result of years of planning and work that has gone into building a stellar mental health interpreting program.

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16th Annual Interpreter Institute Is Now Fully Booked.  Thank you
July 30 - August 3, 2018  
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Employment Opportunities in the Office of Deaf Services
ODS is recruiting:

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Spring, 2018 Edition of the Signs of Mental Health is Up

Check out the Fall edition of the Signs of Mental Health, Deaf Services' quarterly publication. [Click Here to Read It] 

A New Practicum Sites Announced

MHIT is proud to announce that five new practicum sites have been approved and are ready for the 2018 Institute participants who wish to pursue their Qualificed Mental Health Interpreter certification.  These sites include Long Island, NY, Milwaukee, WI, Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN, Fulton, Mo, and Columbus, SC.. Alabama adds a Huntsvill option in addition to the existing Montgomery and Tuscaloosa sites. 

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