Register to attend Achieving Language Access for Crime Victims, a free regional training series hosted by the Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) -supported Translating Justice Initiative. This training series seeks to enhance the capacity of victim services personnel who serve people with limited English proficiency and people who are deaf and hard-of-hearing.
The training will cover the following topics:
• an overview of why language access matters;
• the legal and ethical responsibilities of providing language access;
• how to plan for language access;
• how to conduct a needs assessment and where to find resources in your community;
• working with interpreters;
• how to manage the use of other language access devices, including the use of technology; and
• how to monitor your language access plan for quality assurance.
Regional trainings will be held in Washington, D.C., Minneapolis, MN, and Albuquerque, NM, between June and August 2018.