Program Overview

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The 20th Annual Conference, "Hindsight in 2020: CHIA's Vision for Language Access" consists of 37 educational sessions:

  • Five 2-hour workshops
  • Thirty 1-hour breakouts
  • Poster presentations
  • Keynote panel

NEW THIS YEAR: CHIA will offer 2-full days of medicolegal presentations!

And, in keeping with tradition, we will have our Networking Reception, Dance Party, CHIA Awards and Closing Ceremony Raffle!

Presentations & CEUs

Below is the list of presentations to be included in the 2020 conference, as of 12/1/19. Additional presentations and CEUs will be added as we receive confirmations from presenters and accrediting organizations.

Main Presenter

Co-Presenter Title CCHI # IMIA # RID #
Ludmila Golovine Managing the Interpreting Encounter: Overcoming Aggression and Emotional Outbursts Pending Pending Pending
Natalya Mitareva Critical Incident Presentation for Healthcare Interpreters: Interpreter Rounds Pending Pending Pending
Katharine Allen Next-level Consecutive Note-taking Practice Pending Pending Pending
Deyanira Wood Interpreting for Psychiatry Pending Pending Pending
Cynthia S. Peinado Informed Consent - A Patient Right and Responsibility Pending Pending Pending
Carola Green Agustín Servín de la Mora Interpreting in Medico-Legal Cases: Which Code of Ethics applies? Pending Pending Pending
Maria Schwieter Above and beyond: how can we better prepare our medical interpreters Pending Pending Pending
Yasmin Manrique Understanding Female Incontinence Pending Pending Pending
Andrea Henry Amy Cameli Death Changes Everything: An Exploration of Interpreter Practice When the Patient’s Outcome Is No Longer Relevant Pending Pending Pending
Loly Lopez No time to look at endless “term” search results while interpreting! Pending Pending Pending
Gabriela Bruegging Understanding Strokes & Stroke Care for Medical Interpreters Pending Pending Pending
Marc Tamarit Indira Sultanić Ensuring inclusiveness, equity and unbiased approaches to medical interpreting sessions with the LGBT community Pending Pending Pending
Nataly Reed Age Related Hearing Loss Challenges and Tools Pending Pending Pending
Indira Sultanić Marc Tamarit Galdón Interpreting in Patient Counseling and Pastoral Care Pending Pending Pending
Nora Goodfriend-Koven Mother Nature’s Secrets for Healthcare Interpreters Pending Pending Pending
Marjory A. Bancroft The Dirty Secrets of Online Interpreter Training: What You Need to Know Now to Save Your Time, Dollars and Sanity Pending Pending Pending
Tamas Farkas Michaela Kiley Humor, Jokes, and Sarcasm: Who has the Last Laugh? Pending Pending Pending
Julie Burns Meditation for interpreters: Techniques to carry you through the day with ease and grace Pending Pending Pending
Eva Tierrablanca Carlos Pava Changing Paradigms and Hospital Expectations: Impact on Interpreter Recruitment and Retention Pending Pending Pending
Tatiana Cestari Interpreting for Spiritual Care in Health Care Pending Pending Pending
Marcelo Cedeno Vicarious trauma and the interpreter Pending Pending Pending
Patricia A Alonzo Demystifying A Rape Interpreting Encounter Pending Pending Pending
Cynthia S. Peinado Being Part of the Healthcare Team While Interpreting Remotely Pending Pending Pending
Danilo Formolo Beyond Race: The True Role of Culture and Its Impact on the Medical Interpreter Pending Pending Pending
Mateo Rutherford Margaret Loo A Preview of Basic Genetics Knowledge and Terminology for Healthcare Interpreters Pending Pending Pending
Eliana Lobo Tools & Practice for Skills Improvement Pending Pending Pending
Cynthia S. Peinado Informed Consent - A Patient Right and Responsibility Pending Pending Pending
Rosanna Balistreri How am I doing? The art of tailoring feedback to interpreters Pending Pending Pending
Julio Jimenez Danger Ahead! Don’t Let Literalness Sink Your Interpretation Pending Pending Pending
Odilia Romero Challenges of interpretation for displaced Indigenous communities Pending Pending Pending
Tracy Young Julie Burns Heritage speakers in health care interpreting: A case study in virtual training Pending Pending Pending
Jaime Fatas Laura Belous Crossover Interpreters working with Attorneys, Providers and Detained Immigrants in Removal Proceedings Pending Pending Pending
Johanna Parker Describa el dolor; Interpreting Pain for the Record Pending Pending Pending
Katharine Allen Lorena Ortiz Schneider AB5 and the Future of Freelance Interpreting in California x x x



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