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.

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.

You can go to this URL  https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/201362193-How-Do-I-Join-A-Meeting- for more information on how to join the webinar.  More tips for using Zoom can be found HERE

All presentations are in the form of a webinar.  Links to the webinar will be send out the same day as the event. This year our webinars will be hosted on Zoom.  To use this platform, please read documents on the Zoom Website.

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.

Presented by: Brian Hartman, Ph.D.

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September 10, 2019
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Enhancing Knowledge Through Online Learning

Dr. Hartman is a clinical and forensic psychologist specializing in working with deaf and hard of hearing individuals and families.  He is deaf himself and works in the Forensic Psychiatric Services program at the Oregon State Hospital in addition to his work with Psychological Assessment Services for the Deaf. With over 15 years’ experience in mental health, and as a graduate of the Illinois School of Professional Psychology, Schaumburg Campus, specializing in assessment and treatment of deaf and hard of hearing individuals, Dr. Hartman works with a broad spectrum of clients.  Among his areas of expertise are general psychological assessment, forensic 

“Forensic Assessment with Deaf and Hard of Hearing Defendants

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

November 12              

Ethics in Mental Health
Moderator: Brian McKenny

 assessment, risk assessment and management, complex patients, testimony, and people with personality disorders. Dr. Hartman is licensed in Oregon, Nevada, and Arizona, maintaining forensic certification in Oregon and Nevada.

Target Audience:

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

Presentation Flyer Available for Download HERE

You only need to register once each calendar year

Registrations will need to be submitted

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