Interpreting & CSW workshops
In house BSL Interpreter

Conference Interpreting

  • Date:  28th & 29th September 2019
  • Time: 10.00am - 5.00pm
  • Cost: £190
  • Venue:  Remark! London
  • Suitable for: TSLI & RSLI
  • 12 CPD points
  • Course Code - WS62

Information

Ever aspired to interpret on a conference stage before a large audience? What are the demands that are likely to arise from conference interpreting assignments? How would one liaise with the conference organisers and co-workers - both familiar and new allies? How would one work with a Deaf interpreter or even support one?  You will be invited to engage in activities that will unravel new skills and give you more confidence for large conference interpreting assignments.

Tutor: Ramon Woolfe

Introduction to International Signing (Part 1)

  • Date:  14th & 15th December 2019
  • Time: 10.00am - 5.00pm
  • Cost: £190
  • Venue:  Remark!, London
  • Suitable for: CSW, TSLI & RSLI
  • 12 CPD points
  • Course Code - WS57

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 Maternity Settings

  • Date: 21st March 2020

  • Time: 10.00am - 5.00pm

  • Cost: £95

  • Venue: Remark!, London

  • Suitable for: TSLI & RSLI

  • 6 CPD Points

  • Course Code - WS66

Information

This workshop will provide an opportunity to gain awareness and increase knowledge of interpreting in maternity settings. Topics covered include the role of the maternity interpreter, guidelines for good practice, emotional resilience and coping strategies. Participants will also consider the Deaf patient’s perspective and the ante-natal to post-natal processes including associated terminology.

Tutors: Shirlyn Beetham and a practising midwife

Advanced One-Way BSL Into English

  • Date:  2nd November 2019
  • Time: 09.30am - 4.30pm
  • Cost: £95
  • Venue:  Remark! London
  • Suitable for: TSLI & RSLI
  • 6 CPD points
  • Course Code - WS58

Information

This workshop will focus on the skills and strategies required for one-way interpreting into English. It will follow on from the Introduction to Working into English workshop by providing more opportunities to practise one-way interpreting into English and to work with more complex source texts.

Tutor: David Wolfenden

Telephone Interpreting

  • Date:  15th February 2020
  • Time: 09.30am - 4.30pm
  • Cost: £95
  • Venue:  Remark! London
  • Suitable for: CSW, TSLI & RSLI
  • 6 CPD points
  • Course Code - WS64

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 Islamic Settings

  • Date:  4th April 2020
  • Time: 10.00am - 5.00pm
  • Cost: £95
  • Venue:  Remark!, London
  • Suitable for: TSLI & RSLI
  • 6 CPD points
  • Course Code - WS59

Information

The aim of the session is to give an overview of working with Deaf Muslims for non-Muslim interpreters. 

As such it is an introductory look at the challenges of interpreting in settings such as Muslim education, mosques or large events and designed to give interpreters new to this field confidence and the necessary skills to engage with it. 

Tutor: Jason Bell

Interpreting in Medical Settings

  • Date:  16th November 2019
  • Time: 10.00am - 5.00pm
  • Cost: £95
  • Venue:  Remark!, London
  • Suitable for: TSLI & RSLI
  • 6 CPD points
  • Course Code - WS60

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. 

Tutors: Byron Campbell, Radha Starr & Di Phaisey

Interpreting in Funeral Settings

  • Date: 7th March 2020
  • Time: 10.00am - 5.00pm
  • Cost: £95
  • Venue:  Remark! London
  • Suitable for: RSLI & RSLT
  • 6 CPD points
  • Course Code - WS65

Information

 

The training will be given by two award-winning experts in the field, a Civil Celebrant and a Priest, working together to deliver training that encompasses a range of funeral ceremonies. It will include developing skills and strategies for handling the language of a funeral and you will discuss funeral coping strategies as a professional and as an individual.

Tutors: Gill Behenna & David Miles

Interpreting in Mental Health Settings

  • Date: 8th & 9th May 2020

  • Time: 10am - 5pm

  • Cost: £190

  • Venue: Remark!, London

  • Suitable for: RSLI and RSLT

  • 12 CPD Points

  • Course Code - WS63

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 & Esther Rose Bevan