• aa meeting structure

    (This is Part 3 of a 3-part series) In this 100-minute webcast, which closes out the three-part series on alcoholism from David Evans, attention will be given to the types of meetings held by Alcoholics Anonymous, what transpires at these meetings, and what helpful information interpreters need to know before interpreting at such meetings. Viewers […]

  • abc signs vocab

    Steven Hunter, MSW, mental health counselor and substance use professional, presents concepts and vocabulary in the areas of mental health and substance use.  Using his native language, American Sign Language, Steven guides the participant in understanding the concepts, definitions, and appropriate vocabulary in these two settings. Objectives: Participant will identify two types of non-standard ASL […]

  • ADA Help Me How

    ‘ADA HELP-ME HOW’ is a six part series presented by Christopher Tester, CDI from New York City. Chris explains the ADA and how to file a complaint if you feel you have been discriminated against. Each part in this series is 1-hour long. 1. A Snapshot of the ADA 2. ADA & Employment (Title I) […]

  • alcoholism bundle Sale!

    Understanding Alcoholism (Part 1) – 0.4 CEUs Alcoholism is a fatal disease, killing Deaf people who don’t have access to the way out presented in Alcoholics Anonymous meetings and literature.  What is the difference between alcoholism and heavy drinking (alcohol abuse)? This distinction is of utmost importance when interpreting in AA. Using the “Big Book” […]

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  • A left and right hand using matching blue pens to write simultaneously.

    This webcast will be broadcast on Saturday, November 17 from 1:00-2:30PM (Central). The archived webcast will be available on Sunday, November 18. Being told you sign like a Deaf person is arguably the most flattering compliment an interpreter can get. It means they were signing with a native-like fluency. Using two languages with native-like fluency […]

  • fingerspelling TITLE

    This workshop will consist of brief lectures and productive drills for those who aim to enhance their receptive and expressive aptitude.  The following topics will be covered: – FIngerspelling Rules and the three “Cs” of Fingerspelling Strategies -Cardinal Numbers, Ordinal Numbers, Dates, Days, Weeks, Months, Years -Names, Age, Heights, Weights, Fractions, Family Tree -Addresses, State […]

  • bible sign how

    Have you ever been asked to interpret in a Christian setting and weren’t sure if you would be able to do it? Have you ever gotten up to interpret and gotten lost in all of the religious terminology? During this workshop, the participants will learn how to conceptually interpret religious terminology into ASL and also […]

  • CHI CHI nuts & bolts

    The team dynamics between Certified Hearing Interpreters and Certified Deaf Interpreters is important in the context of successfully facilitating communication between consumers. Steven Hunter discusses best practices, the characteristics of effective teamwork and strategies for a successful team experience. Specific terminology is discussed, as well as, approaches to effective team building. Objectives: Participants will be […]

  • Creative ASL graphic

    This webcast will focus on ways to maximize depictions and grammar in ASL, including ASL expressions for social communication.

  • D-H team interpreting

    Chris Tester reveals the theoretical framework for interpreting and translation. He will discuss the interpreters’ roles as well as the appropriate interaction during legal assignments. The value of Deaf-Hearing interpreting teams will be discussed and demonstrated, as well as the process of team interpreting. Team member needs will be examined ie. negotiating the responsibilities, processing […]

  • do I do legal

    This workshop will focus within the scope of Legal interpreting. However, we will not discuss the work done inside the courtroom. Lecture will provide a guided discussion on legal areas within every day interpreting assignments and explore the relationship between a case in the court and any legally binding agreements outside of the court. There […]

  • DSM IV-TR to DSM 5

    This three-hour workshop will provide an overview of the DSM-5 revisions, including its development process, changes to the organizational structure, and major revisions to existing diagnoses, as well as the introduction of new disorders from the previous DSM IV-TR This workshop will also inform participants about the elimination of Axis and the new utilization of […]