Making Recovery Possible Through Better Skills
Training interpreters in a practice profession approach to mental health interpreting.
The Office of Deaf Service can now offer Mental Health First Aid training to programs and agencies serving deaf people in Alabama.
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ADMH Consumer Rights Video
Here is our recently released ADMH Consumer Rights Video
ODS has been quietly producing Deaf 2-5-8 videos for a while. Recently ODS has started to expand offerings to include broader public service announcements such as this client rights video.
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Check out the Spring edition of the Signs of Mental Health, Deaf Services' quarterly publication. [Click Here to Read It]
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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"ESTABLISHES THE LEVEL OF BEST PRACTICE"
Information about the Gallaudet Counseling Program Closure
Gallaudet University has "paused" its nearly 50 year ould couiseling program at a time when the need for ASL-fluent counselors has never been greater.
Watch the video and see what you can do to help.