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Drug Terminology

ONLINE COURSE | SPANISH

This three-hour online course will review the different drug classifications, street names, effects, and provide accurate Spanish equivalences for this specialized terminology.

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Approvals

C O U R T
I N T E R P R E T E R S


3 Units of continuing education approved by State Language Access Programs for court interpreters certified in the following states: 

CA, CO, KY, MD, MO, NE, NV, NM, NC, OR, PA, TN, TX, UT, & WA.

M E D I C A L
I N T E R P R E T E R S


3 Units of continuing education approved by CEAP for CCHI certified Interpreters.

0.3 Units of continuing education approved by IMIA for NBCMI certified Interpreters.

C E R T I F I E D
T R A N S L AT O R S


3 Units of continuing education approved by the American Translators Association (ATA) for certified translators.

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R I C A R D O  A V I L E S

Instructor

  • BA in Criminal Justice and Organizational Leadership
  • Owner & Director of Aviles Translations
  • CPS Worker & Interpreter
  • Actively working with Freedom’s Rest, Springfield Partners, CPS, and other agencies helping children and teenagers

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E D G A R  H I D A L G O

Director

  • B.A. in Translation & Interpretation Studies
  • M.A. in Spanish Literature & Linguistics
  • Certified Court Interpreter
  • Certified Medical Interpreter
  • Former Interpreting Instructor at UC Riverside and CSU Fullerton
  • Former Staff Interpreter San Bernardino Superior Court

Topics

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Drug Scheduling Process

 

Learn more about how drugs, substances, and some chemicals are classified according to their acceptable medical use, abuse, or dependency potential. Explore the different drug schedules according to the DEA and FDA. 

Classifications and Effects


Understand the effects of alcohol, benzodiazepines, opioids, cannabinoids, and barbiturates in the body; and study the characteristics that classify them as depressants, stimulants, hallucinogens, or inhalants.

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Common Names and Slangs

 

Drug slang can sometimes be challenging for those who have not been exposed to environments where drugs abound. Our trainer’s field experience with drugs will help us get familiarized with the slang used by gangs and addicts.  

Registration

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Online Course

Pre-recorded class available through a user account created on your first registration.

Register $99
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Live Class

Instructor-led session facilitated by our team as a webinar or in a classroom setting.

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