Tuesday, August 20, 2013

Northern Virginia Language Access Leadership Conference

Save the Date!
“Make it Happen”

December 9, 2013

George Mason University 
Arlington Campus- Founders Hall

This is a FREE event

Join us for a one of a kind discussion on the implementation, funding, sustainment, and evaluation of language services in government services. 

Keynote Presentation“The Language Enterprise”- William P. Rivers, Ph.D., Executive Director Joint National Committee for Languages – National Council for Language and International Studies

Additional Workshops

  • “Linking Cultural Competence and Cultural Self-knowledge”   Dr. Robert C. Weigl, PhD.  
  •  "What's New in the National CLAS Standards?" Darci L. Graves MPP, MA, MA, Senior Health Education and Policy Specialist, SRA International, Inc. 
  • “Enhanced CLAS Standards in Behavioral Health” Roslyn Holliday Moore, SAMHSA, Office of Behavioral Health Equity

Other topics

  • Recruiting, retaining, and developing multicultural/bilingual staff 
  • Regional Best Practices 
  • Incorporating language services in Emergency Management & Planning

Registration will open October 2013

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