Interpreting & CSW workshops
In house BSL Interpreter

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

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

The Abuse and Safeguarding of Adults - Part 1

  • Date:  9th March 2019
  • Time: 9.30am - 4.45pm
  • Cost: £95
  • Venue:  Remark!, London
  • Suitable for: CSW, TSLI & RSLI
  • 6 CPD points

Information

The aim of this bespoke course is to ensure that trainee and qualified BSL interpreters and CSWs know what to do when they suspect that an adult is being abused, is at risk of harm or when they receive a disclosure. Participants will have the opportunity to talk about the dilemmas and practice issues they could face in their work role when dealing with a safeguarding issue.

Tutor: Jacki Pritchard

Telephone Interpreting Workshop

  • Date:  8th February 2019
  • Time: 9.30am - 4.30pm
  • Cost: £95
  • Venue:  Remark!, London
  • Suitable for: CSW, TSLI & RSLI
  • 6 CPD points

Information

An informal practical workshop providing opportunities to practice telephone interpreting in a safe environment.

Following feedback from previous courses a pre-course information pack will  be sent to participants so they can prepare for the session. This allows more time to actually try telephone interpreting for yourself on the day in live simulated situations. There will be lots of opportunity for discussion throughout the day.

Tutor: Vicki Carrabin

Interpreting in Maternity Settings

  • Date:  23rd March 2019
  • Time: 10.0am - 5.00pm
  • Cost: £95
  • Venue:  Remark!, London
  • Suitable for: TSLI & RSLI
  • 6 CPD points

Information

This workshop will provide an opportunity for trainee and qualified interpreters to gain awareness and increase their knowledge of interpreting in maternity settings. 

Topics covered will include the role of the maternity interpreter, guidelines for good practice and the importance of emotional resilience and effective coping strategies. 

Participants will also have the opportunity to consider the Deaf patient’s perspective and look at the ante-natal to post-natal processes with a midwife, as well as exploring the associated terminology. Handouts and helpful practical suggestions will be provided. 

Tutors: Shirlyn Beetham and guest midwife.