Bridging The Gap 2019-2020

Bridging the Gap™ 2019 – 2020 in Kansas City, MO

Location: Samuel U. Rodgers Health Center,

825 Euclid Ave., Kansas City, MO  64124

8 am to 3 pm

7 Saturdays

CLASS DATES TO BE POSTED ON www.jvskc.org

Course Description: Bridging the Gap is a forty-two hour training course for beginning and intermediate medical/social service bilingual interpreters. Course objectives are 1) to be able to apply the Interpreter’s Code of Ethics, 2) to be able to demonstrate the appropriate roles of an interpreter; 3) to be able to demonstrate the modes of interpreting; 4) to be able to demonstrate cultural competency practices; and 5) to be able to identify medical terms.  The course is presented by Jewish Vocational Service (JVS) and taught by Raul O. Guerrero (Saturday). Sessions on Thursday are taught by Melanie Allmayer and will be announced at a later date. Participants will take a final exam on the last day of class. A certificate of completion is awarded based on attendance and a passing score on the final exam.

The fee for the course is $440. A fee of at least $100 is due on acceptance to hold your space, and the remaining fee must be paid before the start of class. In addition to instruction, you receive 3 textbooks for the fee of $440.

PLEASE FILL OUT THE ATTACHED APPLICATION COMPLETELY, INCLUDING EMAIL ADDRESS AND EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND. 

If you need assistance, call Catherine Anderson, the manager of Language and Cultural Services at 816-629-8908. Her email address is canders@jvskc.org. The application must be submitted to JVS. You can download it and email it, you can fill it out and scan it, then email it or you can fax it to: Catherine Anderson, JVS, 816-471-2930.

Saturday Class Sessions: Classes start at 8 am and end at 3 pm

Fall 2019

9/7, 9/14, 9/28, 10/5, 10/12, 10/19, 10/26

Winter 2020

1/25, 2/1, 2/8 2/22, 2/29, 3/7, 3/14

Spring 2020

3/28, 4/4, 4/18 4/25, 5/2, 5/9, 5/16