Interpreting & CSW workshops
In house BSL Interpreter

Court Interpreting

  • Date:  22nd - 23rd September 2018
  • Time: 10am - 5pm
  • Cost: £190
  • Venue:  Remark!, London
  • Suitable for: RSLI
  • 6 CPD points

Information

This workshop is an informative and comprehensive programme covering a broad range of theoretical, practical, logistical, linguistic, protocol and dilemma issues. This will give interpreters the toolkit of knowledge they need in order to work safely and effectively in court. This course is beneficial for both experienced and inexperienced legal interpreters.

Tutor: Gloria Ogborn

The Abuse and Safeguarding of Adults - Part 2

  • Date:  8th December 2018
  • Time: 9.30am - 4.30pm
  • Cost: £95
  • Venue:  Remark!, London
  • Suitable for: CSW, TSLI & RSLI
  • 6 CPD points

Information

This course is being offered to Qualified and Trainee BSL interpreters and Communication Support Workers who have attended the original Course 1: “Safeguarding Adults: Issues for Sign Language Interpreters – Safe and Best Practice”.  This advanced course gives the interpreter another opportunity to look at their own practices in relation to safeguarding adults and how this fits in with or conflicts with their professional code of practice. The course will
cover confidentiality, recording issues and handling disclosure or concerns.

Tutor: Jacki Pritchard

Interpreting in Medical Settings

  • Date:  3rd November 2018
  • Time: 10.00am - 5.00pm
  • Cost: £95
  • Venue:  Remark!, London
  • Suitable for: TSLI & RSLI
  • 6 CPD points

 

Information

This course is aimed at interpreters who have experience of working in medical settings or those looking to improve their knowledge base before starting work in this domain. The course will be delivered using a combination of presentations, role-plays, group discussions and Q & A sessions. Some sessions of this course will be conducted in English and some in BSL.

Tutor: Byron Campell, Radha Starr, Di Phaisey

Interpreting in Mental Health Settings

  • Date:  25th - 26th January 2019
  • Time: 10.00am - 5.00pm
  • Cost: £190
  • Venue:  Remark!, London
  • Suitable for: RSLI
  • 12 CPD points

 

Information

Our tutors will be presenting a two-day Mental Health and Deafness workshop for Interpreters working in or wanting to know more about working in the field of Mental Health. The workshop provides an overview of mental health problems/illness, the various mental health services and the Deaf experience. It will also cover a variety of interpreting issues such as how to interpret assessments, idiosyncratic language, “voices” and medication as well as the Mental Health Act and working with families.

Tutors: Herbert Klein and Esther Rose Bevan

International Sign Language

  • Date:  1st & 2nd December 2018
  • Time: 10.00am - 5.00pm
  • Cost: £190
  • Venue:  Remark!, London
  • Suitable for: CSW, TSLI & RSLI
  • 12 CPD points

Information

This workshop aims to expand participants’ use of their visual language strategies and be able to grasp a working knowledge of International Sign (IS). The workshop will look at the fundamental concepts and strategies of using IS and challenge participants in tasks that reflect real-life situations. Starting with the basics of using it as a contact language, participants will move on to learn translation and interpreting strategies with people from other cultural and language backgrounds.

Tutor: Gavin Lilley

Interpreting in Educational Settings

  • Date:  22nd - 23rd February 2019
  • Time: 10.00am - 5.00pm
  • Cost: £190
  • Venue:  Remark!, London
  • Suitable for: CSW, TSLI & RSLI
  • 12 CPD points

Information

This workshop will give you the knowledge and skills to undertake interpreting assignments in a broad range of educational settings, including schools, FE colleges and universities. There is a heavy focus on university interpreting, as a major area in which interpreters work, and will cover both theoretical and practical issues relating to working in this domain. This includes glossary building, organising preparation effectively, effective co-working strategies, theoretical considerations when interpreting lectures into BSL, and a final practical session where you will interpret a lecture into BSL.

Tutor: Akbar Sikder & Colette Burgess