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MIRID Fall 2016 Professional Development Days

  • 19 Nov 2016
  • (EST)
  • 20 Nov 2016
  • (EST)
  • 2 sessions
  • 19 Nov 2016, 9:00 AM 5:00 PM (EST)
  • 20 Nov 2016, 9:00 AM 5:30 PM (EST)
  • Mott Community College, Event Center • 1401 E. Court St, Flint, MI 48503 • Main Library Building • Use Event Center entrance (Rm 1204)

Registration

  • FREE ADMITTANCE for Deaf/DB/HH Individuals for Dr. McKee's Day1 AM Workshop entitled "Health & Wellness in ASL" on Saturday, November 19th, 2016 from 9:00am until 12:00 Noon*

    *Dr. McKee's morning workshop ONLY is Free for Deaf/DB/HH.
  • MIRID Members who want to attend workshops on BOTH Saturday & Sunday and register by October 31st, 2016
  • MIRID Members who want to attend only 1-Day of the workshops, EITHER Saturday OR Sunday AND register by October 31st, 2016
  • Individuals who are not members of MIRID but wish to attend workshops on BOTH Saturday & Sunday AND register by October 31st, 2016
  • Those who are not a MIRID member who want to attend only 1-Day of the workshops, EITHER Saturday OR Sunday and register by October 31st, 2016
  • Current Student Members of MIRID who want to attend only 1-Day of the workshops, EITHER Saturday OR Sunday, and register by October 31st, 2016
  • Current Student Members of MIRID who wish to attend both the Saturday & Sunday workshops AND register by October 31st, 2016
  • MIRID Members who want to attend BOTH Saturday & Sunday workshops and register between November 1 and November 11, 2016
  • MIRID Members who want to attend only 1-Day of the workshops, EITHER Saturday OR Sunday and registering between November 1 and November 11, 2016
  • Individuals who are not members of MIRID wanting to attend BOTH Saturday & Sunday workshops and registering between November 1 and November 11, 2016
  • Those who are not a MIRID member who want to attend only 1-Day of the workshops, EITHER Saturday OR Sunday and registering between November 1 and November 11, 2016
  • MIRID Student Members wanting to attend BOTH Saturday & Sunday workshops and registering between November 1 and November 11, 2016
  • Current Student Members of MIRID who want to attend only 1-Day of the workshops, EITHER Saturday OR Sunday, and register between November 1 and November 11, 2016

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FALL 2016 PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT DAYS
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  DAY one / WORKSHOP one  

 Health Topics for the Deaf Community

“CommunityHealthTopics”      9:00am–12:00pm

This workshop will discuss important health topics and information, directed toward members of the Deaf Community. Topics covered will include Cardiovascular Health, Preventive Medicine, as well as updates on the newest medical topics – such as Zika virus and Lead.

   9 am —10 am: CardiovascularHealth
10 am — 11 am: Health Hot Topics & Prevention 
11 am — 12 pm: Mental Health

“Blood, Guts, and Signs!      1:00pm – 5:00pm Interpreting in a Complex Medical World”

This workshop is structured mainly for Intermediate and Advanced Interpreters. The workshop objectives are to learn about existing communication, language, and ethical barriers in the health care system. We will also review characteristics and peculiarities of difficult interpreting situations, and apply effective interpreter strategies to overcome any potentially challenging encounters.

 1 pm — 2 pm: Introduction
 2 pm — 3 pm:
 Review of Different Medical Environments 
                           and Key Terminology 
 3 pm — 4 pm: Top Medical Diagnoses
 4 pm — 5 pm: Scenarios and Medicolegal aspects 

Presented by:  Michael M. McKee, M.D., M.P.H.

Dr. McKee is an assistant professor and is board-certified in family medicine.

In addition to his research work, he is a practicing physician at Dexter Family Medicine. He is also very active in medical and community health education. Dr. McKee will be presenting in ASL.

RESEARCH INTERESTS:  Health Care for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Populations, Deaf and Hard of Hearing Health, Health Literacy, Health Communication, Health Disparities for Linguistic Minority Populations, Hearing Loss, Access to Health Information, Telemedicine, Disability Health.

Dr. McKEE's CURRENT RESEARCH CAN BE FOUND AT
THE UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN HEALTH SYSTEM WEBSITE:

https://medicine.umich.edu/dept/ family-medicine/michael-m-mckee-md-mph 

  DAY two / WORKSHOP two  

 Josh Garrett: 2 Phenomenal Topics!

“ModernDayEthicalPractices”  9:00am–12:00pm

If you are tired of the standard “ethics” workshop examining the tenets of the Code of Professional conduct, give this one a try! You will be in for a fun, informative and educational experience. This workshop will examine how the Code of Professional Conduct applies and plays out in a variety of specialized modern day settings from a theoretical and experiential studies approach. It will include theory, lecture, along with small and large group discussions surrounding a selection of scenarios. Case studies will include some recent viral videos, news articles and reports.

ETHICS PERTAINING TO:
Social Media Oppression Linguistic Choices Billing Practices Conveying Content & Spirit of the Speaker Conflicting or Dual Roles Conveying Swearing and Sexual Concepts Conveying Age, GenderRace, NonManuals, Personality, Pace of Speech / Signing, etc.

Mentoring:                            1:30 pm – 5:30 pm 
  Helping Each Other Reach Our Full Potential"

Do you ever feel stuck in a rut with your skill development? Take a step back from traditional mentor/mentee workshops. Join us for a look at Peer Mentoring. Peer Mentoring is focused on as effective means for interpreter development and improvement. Additionally, we will discuss several types of mentoring (i.e. Peer, Traditional/Collegiate, Distance/Remote, Workshops/ Training and Deaf/Interpreter) and how we all can improve through the mentoring process. This workshop will also help you with goal-setting – you will walk away with goals you can implement right away. We will discuss useful resources, tools and strategies for effective mentoring relationships.

TOPICS OF DISCUSSION:
Types of Mentoring Resources for Mentoring Language (ASL Development & Fluency) vs. Skill (Interpreting Process) Strategies for Observation vs. Feedback Effective Language to Use During Feedback & Discussion Teaming and When Teaming Can Become Mentoring The Setting of Short/Mid/Long Term Goals 

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PO Box 1462

Warren, MI 48090

www.mirid.org

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