Image description: White background with black diagonal lower half with yellow rounded square accents around the page. 

Top center: Ñ-MHT Presents 

Below to the right, in yellow font: Navigating Mental Health Related Calls in VRS and Their Impact on Interpreters 

Below, in a yellow box in black font reads: Have you ever been on a VRS call and felt like it didn’t go as smooth as you would have hoped?  

Are you contemplating entering the VRS world and how to deal with difficult situations? 

Then, this workshop is for you!!!  

  • Participants will identify at least three common scenarios in VRS related to mental health. 
  • Participants will list key responsibilities and ethical considerations during mental health related calls. 
  • Participants will show increased awareness of the impact of interpreting mental health calls and recognize signs of burnout or vicarious trauma. 
  • Participants will identify effective self-care techniques and create a personalized self-care plan. 

Below, in a yellow circle in black font reads: Workshop will be in Spanish with American sign language (ASL) interpretation. 

Thursday, November 16th, 5:30 P.M. – 8 P.M. CT 

5:30 P.M. – 6 P.M. CT Social Time 

6 P.M. – 8 P.M. CT Workshop 

Location: Zoom 

Registration with hyperlink: HTTPS://FORMS.OFFICE.COM/G/5E8GWPBHIC 

Deadline 11/10/23 


$25 certified interpreter (BEI/NIC/EIPA) 

$15 interpreters working towards certification. 

$15 ITP students 

With a QR code in a blue square to the right. 

At the top of the page, on the left: for: Spanish/ASL/English interpreters & students and interpreters with a Spanish background. 

Below: A picture of our presenter in a white circle, Lazaro Navarro.  He is a light-skinned male with short cropped dark brown hair, a well-trimmed beard, and a smile.  He is wearing a grey shirt with a collar. 

Below in bold white font:  

  • RID Nationally Certified 
  • Trilingual: Spanish|English|ASL 
  • Berlitz Language Proficiency: Spanish – Level 10|CEF Level C1  

Lazaro has work at Sorenson over the last 10 years, this has given him a wealth of knowledge within the realm of VRS and professional development. He has a commitment to educating and empowering interpreters and educators, to support the development and provision of innovative courses, materials, and tools that encourage interpreters to seek out professional knowledge, skills, and competencies. 

Below, in yellow bold text:  RID & BEI CEUs 

Below: the logo of RID, ACET, and MHIT 

At the very bottom of the flyer: ODS is an approved RID CMP Sponsor for continuing education activities. This program is offered for 0.2 CEUs at the PS Content Knowledge level. RID activity code 0263.1123.02 ODS promotes an environment of mutual respect free of discrimination based on gender, sexual orientation, race, religion, or any other protected class. For more information or for reasonable accommodations, please contact us at: espanolmh@mhit.Org. Facilitators will communicate with the participants by November 10th if the event needs to be cancelled, and process refunds. For reimbursements, cancelations must be communicated 48 hours before the event.

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