Helpful Links

Oregon links:
Oregon Health Authority – covers the Oregon Health Care Interpreters Certification Program
Oregon Court Language Access Services
Oregon Health Care Interpreters Association
Oregon Interpreters Collective Switchboard: a resource to find more information about ways interpreters are connecting in Oregon
Portland Interpreters Coffee, a Facebook group created by Kara Chabot DeGiovanni, in March 2014, for medical interpreters in Portland to connect.
2013 ORS REFERENCE GUIDE TO LANGUAGE INTERPRETATION, 2nd EDITION, compiled by Oregon Judicial Department, Court Language Access Services.

National organizations:
American Translators Association
NAJIT blog
National Board of Certification for Medical Interpreters
Certification Commission for Healthcare Interpreters
National Council on Interpreting in Health Care
International Medical Interpreters Association
Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID)
RID antitrust policy – a very clearly presented statement.

Resources for professionals:
ATA’s blog for Newbies to Translating and Interpreting
ATA Chronicle – The ATA Chronicle is the official publication of the American Translators Association.
National Association of Judiciary Translators and Interpreters – Position Papers
The Translation Journal
Legal dictionaries and glossaries recommended by the Oregon Court Interpreter Services
CCHI (The Certification Commission for Healthcare Interpreters) has a free subscription to their mini-glossaries
ATA Medical Interpreter Information Initiative
Translator and Interpreter Descriptions – 2016-03-05
Resources for working with victims – training manual, workbook and glossary

Resources for clients of interpreters and translators:
The ATA Compass – Your guide to translation in the global market
See resources on Types of Language Services page
Resources listed by the Federal Government. Includes useful TIP sheets for working with telephonic interpreters, for discovering vendor qualifications, etc.
Translator and Interpreter Descriptions – 2016-03-05

Study resources:
Guide to Grammar and Writing
Career guidance offered by the Association of Translators and Interpreters of Alberta
Canadian definitions of the professions by the Canadian Translators, Terminologists and Interpreters Council
A translation course offered in Alberta in 2014
Resource page from The Savvy Newcomer, featuring resources from ATA’s certification program