Washington State interpreters are lucky to have many resources here in our state to increase our professional knowledge and skills. Below are a selection of resources available to you as a professional interpreter.
Washington State Certificate Programs:
Translation and Interpretation Certificate Program at Bellevue College
Language Interpreting Certificate Program at Pierce College
Healthcare Interpreter Certificate Program at Highline Community College
Spanish Medical Interpreter Certificate Program at Everett Community College
Spanish Medical Interpreter Certificate Program at Walla Walla Community College
Medical Interpreter Training by Seattle-based Cross Cultural Health Care's Bridging the Gap Program
*****WFSE/AFSCME members receive a $100 discount for this program!*****
Puget Sound Skills Center Translation & Interpretation Program
Healthcare Interpreter Trainings by Connecting Cultures
The Community Interpreter http://www.thecommunityinterpreter.com/
Cross Cultural Communications http://www.cultureandlanguage.net/
University of Arizona, National Center for Interpretation, Agnese Haury Institute http://nci.arizona.edu
ATA Annual Conference http://atanet.org/conf/2014/
ATA Webinar Series http://atanet.org/webinars/
Connecting Cultures http://www.interpreterdevelopment.com/
De La Mora Interpreter Training http://interpreter-training.com
Coursera’s eCPD Webinars https://www.coursera.org/
Interpreter Education Online http://site.interpretereducationonline.com
Interpretrain Webinars http://www.interpretrain.com/workshops/workshops.html
iTunes U http://www.open.edu/itunes/
Massive Open Online Courses http://www.mooc-list.com/
Cross Cultural Health Care Program (CCHCP) offers many resources for interpreters, including medical glossaries in over 23 languages! Visit CCHCP's online store to learn more.
Interpreter and Translator Associations:
Many of our associations are also very active in putting on professional development programs Please check their websites for more current program offerings.
Language Access Organizations:
Some non-profit organizations, dedicated to assisting state and local agencies to understand and comply with their obligations under Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, offer great training opportunities to interpreters.
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you have an upcoming professional development / training opportunity in or near Washington State which you would like for us to consider listing on our events calendar.