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Thank you to my local Deaf and ASL Community for helping me practice and learn American Sign Language. Please see the calendar below for additional events. Most are Houston-based, but occasionally I share out-of-area events with notice.

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Emergency Management Interpreter Training

June 10, 2019 @ 8:00 am - June 14, 2019 @ 5:00 pm UTC-5

Mon, June 10 – Fri, June 14
8 am to 5 pm

Georgia State University
33 Gilmer Street SE
Atlanta, GA 30102

Cost: $225

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Emergency Management Interpreter Training (EMIT) is an annual event open to ALL sign language Interpreters – Deaf, hearing, and hard of hearing.

June 10-14, 2019

at Georgia State University campus in beautiful downtown Atlanta, Georgia

This year will feature 2 tracks: Basic and Advanced

The Basic Track is for Interpreters who still need basic skills certifications like CERT, CPR/AED First-Aid, Red Cross Shelter Worker Certification, Skywarn Storm Spotter Certification, Search And Rescue Technician IV, and Mental Health First-Aid

The Advanced Track is for Interpreters who have already completed EMIT Basic training and are wanting to increase their skill set in the 5 specialties of Emergency Management interpreting. The Advance Track will feature a full day on each specialty, allowing the Interpreter to determine which specialty best fits thier skills and abilities and giving insight for additional training opportunities.

The 5 Specialties of Emergency Management interpreting are:
– Press Conference Interpreting
– Public Information Officer Interpreting
– Emergency Shelter Interpreting
– Family Assistance Center Interpreting
– Search And Rescue Interpreting

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June 10, 2019 @ 8:00 am
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June 14, 2019 @ 5:00 pm

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