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June 2018

ASLI Scotland Region is hosting a free workshop in Edinburgh: But…what is ASLI? And how can International Sign Language help us improve our day-to-day interpreting?

June 2
Free 19 spots left

Andy Carmichael, Director and Chair of the ASLI Board, and Linda Duncan, Scotland Regional Rep, are hosting a free workshop, that is open to all interpreters, trainees and students.  Morning session  – But…what is ASLI? Andy and Linda will be talking about ASLI: what it is, what it has been doing, and continues to do, for its members and the wider interpreting profession, as well as where it ‘fits’ within the interpreting profession nationally and locally. Afternoon session  – How…

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Dementia Trianing – EFC Saturday June 2nd 2018

June 2 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Manchester Deaf Centre, Crawford House
Manchester, M13 9GH United Kingdom
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£25.00 9 tickets left

As part of her PHD research Emma Ferguson-Coleman is offering us training on Dementia and Deafness NW Training Manchester Deaf Centre Saturday June 2nd 2018 10:00-3:00 Refreshments provided - please bring your own lunch

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Mid South Coast Regional Meeting – Saturday 2 June 2018

June 2 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Farnborough Deaf Club, Meudon Avenue
Farnborough, GU14 7LE United Kingdom
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Meeting to discuss regional and national issues and share information.

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Dealing with Challenging People workshop – 2 June 2018

June 2 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Farnborough Deaf Club, Meudon Avenue
Farnborough, GU14 7LE United Kingdom
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Interpreters sometimes encounter negative feedback and complaints from clients (Deaf and hearing) and co-workers that they struggle to respond well to. These may occur during an assignment or might be in the form of criticism after an assignment - either directly or through agencies or other people, as informal feedback or as a formal complaint. Being accused of poor performance or being unprofessional can be difficult to digest; not all interpreters are under professional supervision or part of a Peer…

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MHFA Training

June 9 @ 10:00 am - June 10 @ 4:00 pm

Mental Health First Aid Training for ASLI members in the Wales region delivered by bsmhd. To book a place see the MHFA Training thread on the Wales group forum.

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Resilience training with Mike Kay

June 9 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
The Vassall Centre, Gill Avenue
Bristol, BS16 2QQ United Kingdom
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£15 - £30 Sold out

Mike is a Senior Lecturer in Counselling Studies at the University of South Wales and an experienced Mental Health Counsellor for the Aneurin Bevan University Health Board. A Programme Leader for BA (Hons) Counselling Joint Studies, Mike also leads on a number of Modules for the BA (Hons) Creative & Therapeutic Arts and BA (Hons) Counselling and Therapeutic Practice. He brings to these roles, a wealth of experience in Learning & Development, having previously worked for Royal Mail for 25 years.…

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Influence of background knowledge on omissions

June 12 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Presenter: Emmy Kauling is a sign language interpreter and linguist from the Netherlands, who has started her PhD in September 2016 at Heriot Watt University in Edinburgh, Scotland. Her research interests are sign language interpreting in academic and professional settings, socio- and interactional linguistics, and the representation of deaf people by interpreters.  The Webinar: From omission to mission – Strategic omissions in interpreted lectures When interpreting a university lecture, interpreters sometimes omit information. In interpreting studies, this was often regarded as…

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Consultation Day

June 16 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Hallmark Hotel, Bar Hill
Cambridge, CB23 8EU
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The next members consultation day will be on 16th June 2018.    

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West Midlands Regional Meeting

June 21 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Walsall Deaf People’s Centre, 59A Litchfield St
Walsall, WS4 2BX United Kingdom
Free 19 spots left

West Midlands Regional Meeting - Proposed agenda: Feedback from consultation day - Danielle Hansbury will feedback from the June consultation day in Cambridge. Keeping you in touch - ASLI regional and national updates Working with people who are DeafBlind - Break out sessions with time to rotate between each group. Carol Sutton and Susan Hickman - An opportunity to gain perspective from our guest speaker, Susan into her life as a DeafBlind person, Q&A session and practical opportunity to communicate directly with Susan.  Carol is happy…

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Elephants in the room: equivalencies and interpreting as a loss process

June 23 @ 9:15 am - 4:30 pm
St Martin in the Bullring, Edgbaston Street
Birmingham, West Midlands B5 5BB
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£90.00 Sold out

Ticket price £90.00, ASLI Members: £50.00 email Danielle Hansbury - westmidlands@asli.org.uk for your discount code. Delivered by Darren Townsend-Hanscomb - suitable for Deaf and Hearing Interpreters This day will be an exploration of some fundamental truths about interpreting, and what this means for interpreting, and our individual practice as an interpreter. Whilst equivalencies and loss are key underlying principles, these don't seem to be discussed or understood enough in our profession, to the detriment of our professional practice and confidence.…

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