Workshop Catalog

FOR BOTH SPOKEN AND SIGN LANGUAGE INTERPRETERS:

Interpreting as Interaction: Interpreting Theory for the Real World introduces a different mindset for interpreters. Starting with real life interpreting examples, Cecilia Wadensjo, a Swedish-Russian interpreter, undertook groundbreaking research that began with actual interpreter performance and then found theory that fit the real life data. |More info|

Diagnostic Assessment for Interpreters: Using Division of Energy Theory to Improve Your Work This workshop will explore why we stay stuck in the same interpreting habits, how we change, and will help interpreters develop a plan for growth that really works. |More Info|

Medical Interpreting That Really Works
This workshop lays a foundation for interpreters wanting to work in medical settings and gives the experienced interpreter a new framework for re-examining their work.  |More Info|

Interpreting in the Emergency Room This workshop explores the purpose and process of the emergency room, types of interpreting that can occur there, and the challenges interpreters commonly face in this setting. |More Info|

Psychiatric Interpreting: A Foundation for Success From seasoned professional to recent graduate, interpreting in psychiatric settings can pose special challenges.  |More Info|

What Kind of Interpreter Do You Want to Be? This would be a guided, group introspection for people to think deeply about what they would like their work to look like and what they would need to do to make that a reality.  |More Info|

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FOR SIGN LANGUAGE INTERPRETERS:

Who Says It’s ASL? Who Says It’s Not? This workshop looks at the history of the field of linguistics, specifically the rise of Chomsky’s search for Universal Grammar and its near domination of the field until recent times.  |More Info|

Contact Variety Sign: Understanding the significance of a “third system” In 1989 Clayton Valli and Ceil Lucas published groundbreaking linguistic research in their volume Language Contact in the American Deaf Community.  |More Info|

Applied Discourse Analysis When we are free to recognize and use discourse signals we feel the fluency and ease that we desire in our interpreting. This workshop is an exploration of those signs and signals in both ASL and English. |More Info|

Interpreting in 12 Step Meetings This workshop will use a top-down analysis of 12 step meetings as a guide for preparation and effective interpretation.  |More Info|

Technical Interpreting: What can I do when I don’t understand? |More Info|

Access to the Visual Environment – Interpreters as Access or Hindrance? |More Info|

Using the Eyes in Interpreting |More Info|

Contact us to schedule one of these workshops in your area – outoftheboxinterpreting@gmail.com