Alverno Interpreter Institute: Palliative and Spiritual Care
Sponsored by the Alverno College Spanish/English Healthcare Interpretation Program
Saturday, March 22 — 9:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Sr. Joel Read Conference Center, Alverno College
3400 S. 43rd Street
Directions to campus
8:00-9:00 Registration and Continental Breakfast
9:00-10:30 Opening Remarks and Presentations:
"What your doctor used to have to tell you"
Bruce Goodman, Medical Interpreter, Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare
Spiritual and Palliative Care: A Roundtable Discussion
David Jerger, BCC, Pastoral Care, Aurora Healthcare
Kay Fischer, NP, Palliative Care, Aurora Healthcare
Moderator, Chris Rubach, CHI, Alverno Interpreter Institute
10:45-11:00 Warm-Up Activities
11:00-12:15 Role Plays
12:15-12:30 Closing Remarks
12:30-1:30 Optional Networking Time and/or Box Lunch (additional fee with registration)
- To provide information to interpreters regarding spiritual and palliative care and Wisconsin informed consent regulations
- To practice interpreting with peers in various scenarios
- To network with interpreters from the area
- To establish a forum where all levels of interpreters, from students to experienced interpreters, may come together and learn from each other
Check back for a total number of attendees and languages.
As of March 19th, registrations for the Spring 2014 Workshop are as follows:
Registration is Now Closed
Registration Fee: $35.00
Registration deadline is Thursday, March 20th.
To register by phone call 414-382-6087 or fax registration to 414-382-6088
All languages are welcome but bringing a partner in your language pair improves the role playing experience.
Scroll down to see a list of materials from the 2013 Spring Alverno Interpreter Institute (AII): Mental Health Interpreting Workshop. Information includes PowerPoint Presentation, scripted role plays and their translations and alternative group activities provided for participants.