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Training Course

Behavioral Health Interpreter Bridge

Learn how to interpret in behavioral health settings in this live, in-person training in just 3 class sessions. For trained and experienced interpreters.

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$320

Live, In-Person Training
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24 Hours Training
3 Class Sessions

Training Course

Behavioral Health Interpreter Bridge

Learn how to interpret in behavioral health settings in this live, in-person training in just 3 class sessions. For trained and experienced interpreters.

Interpreting in Educational Settings

$450*

$500

*If self-enrolling on our course site, log into the system to view the auto-generated coupon code to recieve your course for the discounted price

LIVE, IN-PERSON TRAINING

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24 Hours Training

3 Class Sessions

FOR TRAINED AND EXPERIENCED INTERPRETERS

For trained and experienced interpreters. This skills-based training program was developed to prepare professional interpreters for medical interpreting in behavioral health settings. This training will enhance your knowledge, strengthen your skills, enrich your abilities, and increase your confidence to interpret in mental health, substance use, and developmental disability settings.

All Included

    6-Month/180-Day Access to Course (extensions available for additional fee).
    Free Access to Liberty’s Oral Language Proficiency Tests
    Training Certificate of Completion
    2 Textbooks (Paperback copies to be mailed to student)
    Virtual classroom learning experience with practical activities and skills-based assessments
    A dedicated team of instructors that includes a practicing clinician and experienced interpreters
    An in-depth look into the world of behavioral health and how to best prepare for these types of interpreting assignments

Instructor

“Was very professional and helpful. I would highly recommend Mr. Abdelkader to anyone.”

“Trainer was very knowledgable and kept the class lively.”
“Mr. Sameh was one of the best instructors I have ever had. He is exceptional. Thanks for everything.”

YOUR INSTRUCTOR

Sameh Abdelkader

Mr. Abdelkader is the Director of our Education Department and is the lead instructor for two medical interpreter training courses: the nationally recognized 40-hour Bridging the Gap (BTG) course and the 48-hour The Community Interpreter: Medical Edition course. In 2012, Sameh delivered the BTG course to over 120 students.

Mr. Abdelkader has over 22 years of experience in education and has brought his skills in management, teaching, training, recruitment, and cultural competency to Liberty Language Services.

Mr. Abdelkader holds a B.A. in English from Zagzig University in Sharkya, Egypt. In addition to being a licensed trainer for BTG and The Community Interpreter: Medical Edition, he is also a licensed trainer for the legal interpreter training course, The Language of Justice. As an educator and member of the IMIA, he adheres to the IMIA Educators Code of Ethics.

Your Instructor’s Professional Certifications

  • 40-hour Interpreting in Health and Community Settings (NVAHEC)
  • 40-hour Bridging the Gap Medical Interpreter Training Course
  • The Community Interpreter Training of Trainers (TOT)
  • 3-day Language of Justice Legal Interpreter Training
  • Bridging the Gap TOT
  • The Language of Justice TOT
  • Awarded “Distinction in Interpreter Education” IMIA 2015
  • Completed a 16-Hour Online Training of Trainers: The Interpreter Trainer Online

Career Opportunities

When you encounter a language barrier, you need a trusted company that can bridge that gap in communication. Liberty Language Services offers a full suite of language services. We’re proud that every single one of our interpreters are highly trained and rigorously credentialed in each specialty. They’re also fully compliant with all standards in all the major industries.

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