Asian Services in Action: Exclusive interpreting training "Affordable Care Act (ACA) 101 for Interpreters"

Asia Services in Action, Inc. would like to invite you to participate in an exclusive interpreting training ‚ÄúAffordable Care Act (ACA) 101 for Interpreters.‚ÄĚ ¬†This training is free of charge.

Training Dates

Monday, March 3, 2014 from 6 p.m. – 7 p.m. (Akron office)


Tuesday, March 4, 2014 from 6 p.m. – 7 p.m. (Cleveland office). See below for location details.

Training Locations

Akron – 730 Carroll Street, Akron, Ohio 44304

Cleveland – 3631 Perkins Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio 44114 ‚ÄstNote: Please park your car at the parking lot east of the building. ¬†You can enter the building through the side door up the ramp. ¬†When you arrive at the door, please dial our extension (Asian Services) and we will ‚Äúbuzz‚ÄĚ you into the building. Our office is located on the 2nd floor. ¬†You may take the elevator or walk up the steps which are next to the elevator. ¬†When you get off the elevator, turn left to arrive at our office. ¬†If you have any questions or if you get lost, feel free to call Cathy Vue at¬†330-687-0308¬†(only for directions).


The interpreter will gain knowledge about the Affordable Care Act and understand what to expect while interpreting at an appointment.

Interpreters Outside of ASIA, Inc.

For interpreters outside of ASIA, Inc., please see Vivian Rodríguez (Manager of Cultural Outreach and Interpreting and Translation Services) after the training session.

Training Details

There will be a 1-hour presentation that will provide you with information on the Affordable Care Act including a specialized glossary of commonly used terminology. ¬†Participants will receive a “Certificate of Completion” for completing the training. ¬†Only interpreters who complete the training will be contracted to interpret for Affordable Care Act Outreach, Education and Enrollment appointments.

The following topics will be covered (Presenter: Cathy Vue, MPH):

1.      What is the Affordable Care Act?

2.      Medicaid Expansion in Ohio

3.      Healthcare Marketplace

4.      What to Expect at an Appointment

5.      Affordable Care Act Terminology

Interpreter Specific (Presenter Vivian Rodríguez, MA):

  • Professional Code of Conduct
  • Confidentiality
  • Conflict of Interest
  • Bias
  • Accurate and complete interpreting
  • Interpreting vs. Advocacy
  • Best Practices

 To Register

Please email Vivian Rodríguez, Manager of Cultural Outreach and Interpreting and Translation Services, to confirm your attendance:


Please contact Vivian Rodríguez, Manager of Cultural Outreach and Interpreting and Translation Services for Asian Services in Action, Inc.

Refreshments and snacks will be provided.

We look forward to seeing you at the training!