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APPOINTMENTS COVERED BY OUR UNION CONTRACT

are scheduled through Washington State's coordinating entity CTS LanguageLink. The contract performance measures are posted on HCA’s website

 

DSHS APPOINTMENTS

SFY2016                  16,782

SFY2015                  15,943

SFY2014                  15,556

Overall Filled Rate SFY 2015

91% Filled

HCA (Medicaid) APPOINTMENTS

SFY2016                     327,737

SFY2015                     282,636

SFY2014                     228,561

SFY2013                     201,576
SFY2012                     196,176

 HCA (Medicaid) BUDGET

Jul 2013/Jun 2015             $25.1M

Jul 2011/Jun 2013             $18.1M

Jul 2009/Jun 2011             $23.0M

 HCA (Medicaid) HOURLY RATE

July 2017                  $38.50

July 2016                  $38.00

July 2015                  $37.10

July 2014                  $32.50
July 2013                  $32.00
July 2012                  $31.50
July 2011                  $30.00

FIRST UNION CONTRACT
        2010                  $21.00

A modified procurement model began on July 1, 2011

The coordinating entity procurement model began on September 24, 2012.

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Educational, Developmental, and Training Opportunities
Updated On: Dec 04, 2014

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

Interpreter Trainings:

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

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Online Courses: 

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/

ProZ http://www.proz.com/translator-training


Vocabulary Development:

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 local1671@gmail.com 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.


Upcoming Events
International Translator Day - Feast of St. Jerome
Sep 30, 2017
Worldwide
WFSE Biennial Convention
Oct 12, 2017
Doubletree Hotel Seatac 18740 International Blvd, SeaTac, WA 98188
WFSE Biennial Convention
Oct 13, 2017
DoubleTree Hotel SeaTac 18740 International Blvd, SeaTac, WA 98188
WASCLA Summit
Oct 13, 2017
Wenatchee
WASCLA Summit
Oct 14, 2017
Wenatchee
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