- Published on Wed, July 16 2014
This workshop will have participants reviewing and discussing the FCC mandate, and publications regarding rules and regulations directly addressing interpreters’ practice in the VRS setting. Compare and contrast the National Consortium of Interpreter Education Center’s stated competencies for VRS to general competencies and interpreter training experiences. Consider a ‘typical’ workday in VRS and develop a dialogic work analysis, and engage in activities to assess the ‘hard and soft’ skills development necessary to assure quality of service.
On completion of this session, interpreters will be able to:
- Outline key mandates establishing and regulating VRS
- Describe how corporate service providers obtain VRS carrier contracts
- Identify constraints of VRS as evident in published research
- Give examples of ethical and effective practice within the given constraints of VRS
- Critically evaluate how their training, and experiences satisfies the competencies required for VRS
Video Relay Service: Issues on Access, Ethics & Quality
Saturday, September 6, 2014
9:30 — 4:30 PM (hour lunch break)
Please register by Tuesday, 9/2/2014 or registration will be closed when seats are full!
- Published on Sun, March 23 2014
Due to the presenters’ request, the Legal Series has been postponed. Please click complete a brief, 2-minute survey and share some feedback and information to assist with the rescheduling of the Legal Series.
Throughouth the whole series, we will examine working conditions and issues such as when to work alone or with a CDI or a second hearing interpreter, what frozen texts are used, role and ethical considerations, communicating clearly with the court, interpreter interface and more.
The Legal Series
Beginning to work in legal environments:
What you need to know to get started
Presented by Nancy Berlove, Chris Kelley, Jennifer Gravitz
- Overview of Criminal Court – Monday, June 2
- Overview of Family Court – Tuesday, June 3
- Law Enforcement – Wednesday, June 4
- Hearings, Trials and more – Thursday, June 5
- Other Legal Settings – Friday, June 6
- Practical Application and Practice – Saturday, June 7
Minimum 10 additional hours of court observations prior to the series. Doesn't have to be observing an interpreter, per se. Must be signed off by court officer. Details will be given after registration. See the flyer for more information. Will be presented in Spoken English.