The ATA 61st Annual Conference will be held online from October 21-24, 2020. Please join us for the following events:
Medical Division Annual Meeting
Tuesday, October 20, from 4:00 to 5:00 pm EDT, Zoom
Conference attendance is not required, so all ATA members can attend the online meeting this year. Please visit ata61.org/division-annual-meetings for the Zoom link to the meeting.
Medical Division Networking Event
Sunday, October 18, from 7:00 to 9:00 pm EDT, Zoom
This virtual dinner party is a joint networking event hosted by the Medical Division, Interpreter Division and Educators Division. For this networking event conference registration is required to participate.
Medical Division Distinguished Speaker
We are proud to welcome Dr. Claudia Salazar as our distinguished speaker this year. Dr. Salazar will present two 60-minute sessions on Saturday, October 24, at 12:30 – 1:30 pm (part 1) and 2:00 – 3:00 pm (part 2) titled “No Longer the ‘Third Wheel’: Overcoming the Challenges of Working with Interpreters in the Mental Health Encounter.”
Dr. Salazar has over 10 years of experience conducting psychological evaluations for political asylum, waivers for hardship and citizenship examinations, and other immigration purposes for clients from diverse backgrounds and languages.
She leads a team of therapists passionate about providing innovative and effective psychotherapy services. As a therapist, consultant, and trainer, Dr. Salazar has been working closely with international humanitarian and development organizations to help strengthen resilience for professionals working in challenging environments. Dr. Salazar holds a doctoral degree from the George Washington University, and a specialization in Short-Term Dynamic Psychotherapy.