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Lifelong Webinars

IMIA Member: Free
General Public: $25


  1. At the time of Webinar registration, type in your name as it should appear on the certificate, send all requests to: please allow two (2) weeks for processing.
  2. Current IMIA members: please register for the Webinar at least 48 hours prior to the event, an email with login instruction will be sent out prior to the scheduled Webinar.  
    Disregard the payment prompt for this transaction. No further action is required if you are an active member.

  3. General public: please complete the payment page in order to receive the email with login instruction; registration and payment must be completed 48 hours prior to the event
  4. Expired IMIA members: please complete your renewal and payment 3 days prior to the event (otherwise we will not be able to guarantee your access to the Webinar)
  5. After you register, you will receive an email  24 hours prior the webinar start time with login information and instruction 
  6. $10 fee applies for re-issue of certificates requested more than a year from the date of original Webinar
Attendance Policy: Certificate of attendance/CEU will NOT be issued if the attendant is more than 10 minutes late or does not stay for the entire duration of the Webinar
For more information on CEUs and eligiblity requirements, and How to Attend a Webinar, click HERE


Mark your calendar.  Registration will open one week prior to the Webinar.  

Look for the red Registration button.

Thursday, September 28, 2017.
Topic: TBA
2:30pm Pacific / 4:30pm Central / 5:30pm EST
Presenter: Mohamad Anwar & Randa Yazbeck
Offers IMIA CEUs 0.15 CEUs

Mohamad Anwar was born in Egypt. He earned a Master’s degree in science (1995), CHI credentials (2011), certificate of Management Fundamentals in Health Care Organizations from the University of Minnesota (2012), and a TRIN college degree from Century College (2014). He taught graduate classes, held different managerial positions in the medical interpreting field, and authored interpreters’ training materials including advanced training modules and two dictionaries. Mohamad is the Treasurer and a member of the Board of Directors, a Commissioner of the accreditation Commission on Medical Interpreter Education (CMIE), and a Mentor of the Certified Interpreters Division and the Arabic Division of the IMIA. Mohamad is the director of Language Access Consulting & Training L.L.C. that provides on-site and online healthcare consulting and training services. Mohamad volunteers as a language professional at the American Red Cross and the Volunteer Lawyer Network (VLN) of Minnesota.

Randa Yazbeck was born and raised in Lebanon, the Middle East, and migrated to the U.S. in 1983. Hold a BABS/MIS degree from Northeastern University Boston, MA. Pursued graduate studies in Public Administration at Framingham Sate College. Hold teaching certificate from overseas and have completed many courses in cross-cultural training. Completed training as a certified court mediator in 2005 and have been a Notary Public since 2000. My interpreting carrier began in 1983 in Boston, MA as a community volunteer and later began working as an independent contractor, interpreting for private agencies, courts, hospitals and clinics. Member of the IMIA for over 7 years and former member of the ATA. Languages: Arabic (multiple dialects) and French.  


Thursday, October 26, 2017.
Topic: TBA
2:30pm Pacific / 4:30pm Central / 5:30pm EST
Presenter: Cynthia Schenk
Offers IMIA CEUs 0.15 CEUs

Thursday, November 16, 2017.
Topic: Turning your Thermostat Down - Preserving Emotional & Physical Energy When Vicarious Traua Sets In
(Part 1)

2:30pm Pacific / 4:30pm Central / 5:30pm EST
Presenter: Diane Mouradiane
Offers IMIA CEUs 0.15 CEUs

Thursday, December 21, 2017.
Topic: In the Heat of the Moment - Mindfulness and Sensory Shift
(Part 2)

2:30pm Pacific / 4:30pm Central / 5:30pm EST
Presenter: Diane Mouradiane
Offers IMIA CEUs 0.15 CEUs



For each 1.5 hour program in our IMIA Lifelong Learning Webinar Series, IMIA will credit  0.15 IMIA Interpreter CEUs to those who attend for the entire webinar session.

PLEASE NOTE:  In order to be eligible to receive the Certificate of Attendance for 0.15 CEUs, you must:

1)  Sign on to the webinar within 15 minutes after the beginning of the webinar and remain until the end of the presentation.

2)  Register with your first and last name.

3)  Attend the webinar by viewing the presentation while also connecting to the teleconference call (attending by teleconference only does not count as full attendance.)

Please note: viewing the webinar recording after the webinar has taken place does not entitle one to a certificate of attendance.

Electronic certificates are not sent automatically - Certificates of Attendance are available to all attendees upon request:

1) Type in your name as it should appear on the certificate when registering for a webinar

2) Email requesting your e-certificate at the conclusion of the webinar, and include the name the webinar that was attended.

3) Requests for certificates will only be accepted on the day of the webinar, before the attendee data is archived.

Please allow up to 2 weeks after your request to receive your certificate.

PINRAs through MassRID will require that the participant:
Contact the MassRID CMP ( as soon as they register for the event at the event, collect a Certificate of Completion or some other proof of attendance fill out a PINRA form (supplied directly to the participant by the MassRID CMP) write a short Statement of Learning, explaining how what was learned will apply to the participant's work as an interpreter mail the PINRA form, copy of the proof of attendance, and the Statement of Learning to the MassRID CMP coordinator, along with a check for $10 made out to MassRID if the participant is not a member of MassRID.

Webinar Rates
IMIA Members: Free 
Non Members: $25 per Webinar

How To Attend a Webinar

IMIA Members will automatically receive log in information via email within the week prior to the event.

Non members must register (be sure to note the Webinar name/date in the payment description field; email address is required) and pay the $25 fee at:

An IMIA 1 year individual membership is just $90 and includes free attendance to all IMIA Lifelong Learning Webinars... Join now at:

IMIA Webinars

Past IMIA Lifelong Learning Series Webinars go HERE

Non-IMIA free Webinars go HERE 

Page last updated: June 30, 2015

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>Past IMIA Lifelong Learning Series Webinars

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