Tag: OSTI

Ethical Dilemmas for Interpreters

OSTI will proudly host its second interactive discussion around the various types of scenarios interpreters may face in the course of performing their professional duties. This event is open to ALL members of the profession as well as the general public…. Read More

Palliative Care for Interpreters (Medford)

This interactive seven-hour workshop is designed for experienced health care interpreters to expand their knowledge, improve interpreting skills, and increase their comfort level related to interpreting in palliative care settings. Conversations involving palliative care, especially those at end… Read More

Palliative Care for Interpreters (Salem)

  This interactive seven-hour workshop is designed for experienced health care interpreters to expand their knowledge, improve interpreting skills, and increase their comfort level related to interpreting in palliative care settings. Conversations involving palliative care, especially those at… Read More

Success update on Worker’s Comp!

We have an update on the advocacy that OSTI has been advancing with regards to interpreter payment and policies for worker’s comp medical appointments*, and SPOILER – it’s good news! On January 23, Fred Bruyns, Policy Analyst for the Worker’s… Read More

OSTI’s Advocacy Regarding the Worker’s Compensation Division’s Medical Interpreter Policies*

* Note: While the Worker’s Compensation Division (WCD) oversees the medical side of Worker’s Comp claims, the Worker’s Compensation Board (WCB) oversees the administrative hearing side of claims, and has a different payment policy. This advocacy was specifically… Read More

Reflections on the 2016 OSTI Annual Conference

-by Jazmin Manjarrez On a beautiful sunny weekend in Bend, Oregon, a group of translators and interpreters came together to celebrate the Third Annual Conference of the Oregon Society of Translators and Interpreters. Friends and colleagues gathered to… Read More

Show All Your Cards in Bend, Oregon

Show All Your Cards in Bend, Oregon At last year’s conference in Portland, attendees had fun picking their top three location choices for OSTI’s 2016 event. Bend was the clear favorite. With its sunny, dry climate, infinite outdoor… Read More

OSTI: Supporting All, Including a Vietnamese Interpreter in Eugene

By Bradley Owen My name is Bradley Owen and I am a new interpreter working in the Eugene/Springfield sister-city area in the lower Willamette Valley.  I moved to this beautiful multicultural community from the East Coast in 2014…. Read More