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Fall 2015 Workshop & General Meeting

Fall 2015 GM-Workshop flyerPresentations at the World Association of Sign Language Interpreters 2015 Conference addressed the conference theme, “Human Rights, where do interpreters fit in?” Groupthink and Shame Resilience research presentations highlighted challenges and possible pathways to increased interpreter collaboration in support of upholding the human rights of Deaf people acquiring interpreting services. Discussion and activities of this presentation focus on the examination of Groupthink and Shame Resilience findings. Participants will have the opportunity to review and reflect on challenges, research-based skill development, and various approaches to collaborative practice.

Addressing Group Think and Shame Resilience:
Pathways to Interpreter Collaboration 

by Kathleen Holcombe, MS, RID NIC, Edu: K-12

October 3, 2015

Workshop: 10:00 AM – noon
General Meeting: 12:15 – 1:45 PM

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RADSCC Room 1540
1st floor Wallace Center
Rochester Institute of Technology
90 Lomb Memorial Drive
Rochester, NY 14623


This free workshop is open to any GVR/CNY members and anyone who is interested before the GVRRID General meeting at 12:15 — 1:45 p.m.  No registration required.  For non-members of GVR/CNY who want to earn CEUs, bring $5 to the workshop for CEU processing fee.  For any questions or accomodations requests must be made by September 25, 2015, please contact Matthew Disch.  See the flyer for more information.


GVRRID is an approved RID CMP Sponsor for Continuing Education Activities. This workshop is offered for 0.2 PS CEUs at the little/no previous education related to interpreters of various experience and interpreting students. Workshop will be conducted in ASL.


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