Enhancing Knowledge Through Online Learning

Bimonthly online discussions are continuing education opportunities for mental health interpreters and clinician who work with deaf consumers.  QMHI's are required to have 40 contact hours continuing education per year.

All presentations are in the form of a webinar.  Links to the webinar will be send out a few days prior to the event.  This year our webinars will be hosted on Citrix (GoToMeeting).  To use this platform Please read documents on the Citrix Website. You can download a full User Guide HERE.

Important:  In order to assure time to process your registration, completed form and payment must be received 7 days prior to the event you wish to join.
Registration fee for all online discussions in calendar year 2016 is just $35.*User Guide HERE>

How to Register:

  • Send a check for $35.00 made out to ADARA- MHIT Fund along with the completed form to:

Shannon Reese, Services Coordinator
Alabama Department of Mental Health
Office of Deaf Services
P.O. Box 301410
Montgomery, AL  36130

* January to December 2017.  This fee is NOT pro rated. This fee is included as part of the registration for participants of the 2015 MHIT Interpreter Institute.  Registration for 2017 will be included in the 2016 Interpreter Institute fees.

David Evans

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January 9, 2018

“Substance Use in
Mental Health”

Upcoming Events

All Events run 6:30 - 8:30 PM Central Time

Target Audience:

Interpreters in Mental Health, Community Interpreters, Mental Health Professionals, School Counselors

Download the Presentation Flyer HERE

You only need to register once each calendar year

Registrations will need to be submitted

Pre- Reading

  • None this month
David N. Evans is a student of the Integrated Model of Interpreting (IMI), which allows practitioners to view and analyze their work in holistic, non-evaluative terms, and a member of The Etna Project: A Community of Reflective Practitioners. A nationally-certified practitioner providing ASL–English interpretation and translation services for 30 years, David works extensively in conference and platform arenas, 12-step/recovery, and community settings. David makes his home in Minneapolis (though his roots are in Kansas City and northern Alabama) where he owns a beautiful 1911 house with a cozy fireplace. He loves playing Frisbee, is a voracious reader, roller skates, dances, loves disco, and walking around the city's many lakes. 

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

March 13              Mental Health & Healthcare Equity
                                      Moderator: Chaz Avena

May 8                    Psychosis and Thought Disorders
                                      Moderator: Kimberly Mathos, MD

July 10                  Domestic Violence and Batterers
                                      Moderator: Amanda Somdal

September 11       TBA                                

November 13        TBA