Certified interpreter David Hylan, CI/CT, hosts the third installment in this series. In the series, scenes of conflict, moral dilemma, or illegal activity involving sign language interpreters are presented. Variations are also usually included, such as changing the situations, genders, the races or the clothing of those involved in the scene, to see if participants […]

  • WWYD1

    WHAT WOULD YOU DO when confronted with various interpreting scenarios that require an immediate decision and reaction? Some scenarios are ethical in nature, some are best business practices, some involve moral dilemmas, and some are just opportunities to exercise values clarification. This interactive webcast will present participants with video simulations, text simulations, and other opportunities […]

  • whose turn is it

    “Two are better than one…” is a wise saying that has applied in countless situations since it was first penned more than 2,000 years ago. It certainly applies in the interpreting arena as well, regardless of the venue, be it community, educational, or VRS. Sometimes we all need a helping hand (or set of hands). […]

  • Why am I like this

    ***This class will begin on February 8, 2021*** This 3.0 CEU foundation course satisfies the RID CEU PPO requirement. The course examines the phenomena of power, privilege, and oppression and their effects on individuals, families, and communities in the context of the values of social and economic justice and the sign language interpreter profession. This […]