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Webinar for Interpreters

Interpreters as Agents of Change: Soft Skills and Ethics

Have you ever been in a situation as an interpreter where you wanted to speak up but you couldn’t because you didn’t know how? This workshop will analyze our views of ethical behavior and inclusive practices. 0.40 CEUs Approved: RID PPO, BEI Ethics/Interpreting

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Interpreters as Agents of Change:  Soft Skills and Ethics
Interpreters as Agents of Change:  Soft Skills and Ethics

Time & Location

Oct 01, 2022, 10:00 AM – 2:30 PM CDT

Webinar for Interpreters

About the event

Summary:

Have you ever been in a situation as an interpreter where you wanted to speak up but you couldn’t because you didn’t know how? This workshop will analyze our understanding of ethical behavior and inclusive practices. We will discuss how interpersonal communication skills such as listening, empathy, conflict resolution, and respect for others are crucial to the foundation of effective communication and inclusion.

This can be achieved by learning more about one of the deaf perspectives on how to change one’s behavior as a part of the interpreter’s professional responsibility. Throughout this interactive workshop, participants will work together on different scenarios where deaf people are being excluded and discuss how the interpreter can respond within their boundaries. Discussion and group activities will be used to adapt and apply soft skill techniques using real-world scenarios.

0.40 CEUs Approved: RID PPO, BEI Ethics/Interpreting  

Language: ASL. There will be no voice interpretation at this event. Contact Amanda if you need support. 

Webinar requirements: Please use a desktop/laptop to log in to Zoom.  Please do not use a tablet or cell phone to log in.  We need your full participation in this training event.  This will be FUN!

Learning Objectives:

  • Participants will examine how the interpreter’s own bias impacts the interpreting work.
  • Participants will identify three different interpersonal communication styles as well as which style of communication needs improvement.
  • Participants will evaluate different perspectives, and navigate the complexity that comes with a variety of perspectives.
  • Participants will identify the soft and hard skills that interpreters already have.
  • Participants will explain how certain behaviors are forms of unethical action.

Schedule


  • 4 hours

    Interpreting Ethics: The Use of Soft Skills to Foster Inclusion

    Zoom Webinar

  • 4 hours 30 minutes

    Interpreters as Agents of Change: Soft Skills and Ethics

    Zoom Webinar

Tickets

  • Interpreter Ethics Webinar

    With this ticket, you will get access to the webinar emailed to you before the event. Please sign up with your CEU number in order to earn CEU credit.

    $45.00
    +$1.13 service fee
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