What is a webshop?

Webshops are mini online classes on Canvas that are self-directed and interactive, and you will receive a certificate in addition to your CEUs. A webshop is similar to the idea of a workshop you attend in-person, but it is online instead. Participants are expected to... read more

Recording of “Addressing Microaggressions and Discrimination” Presentation

Microaggressions are brief exchanges that send denigrating messages to individuals of socially marginalized groups. Learn strategies for address them from Dr. Celeste Malone, an associate professor and coordinator of the school psychology program at Howard University.

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February 2021 Webshop: Specialized Interpreting: Addiction and Recovery

There are a shortage of interpreters trained and qualified to work in addiction recovery settings. This webshop will introduce information about addiction, recovery settings, and the journey of recovery in the Deaf community to help interpreters decide if this specialty is a good fit for them. Then, interpreters will learn about resources to help them continue their education to become qualified. Registration to enroll will be available February 1 to February 28, 2021.

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November 2023 Webshop: Intersectionality in Healthcare

Cultural competencies are essential when interpreting between people of varying cultures. It is important to recognize how cultural differences impact the interpreting needs. This webshop was designed with Najma Johnson. It provides an overview of structures of oppression and privilege using the theory of kyriarchy. It also discusses intersectionality in the Deaf, DeafBlind, and hard of hearing communities.

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Webshop: Specialized Interpreting: Mental Health

Mental health issues arise in all aspects of a person’s life: employment, education, recreation, medical etc. Often interpreters fail to recognize that they are in fact already working in mental health settings. This webshop guides you in assessing if mental health interpreting is within your scope of practice and connects you with a plethora of educational opportunities to start building your skills for working in mental health settings.

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Mental & Behavioral Health Webshops

To access these webshops, please visit Resources on Canvas Commons These self-directed webshops are interactive mini online classes. They require about 1.5 hours of time. Mini-lectures throughout the webshops are presented in ASL. English captions are available if... read more