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September 2018

Legal training – Introduction

September 22 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Are you a RSLI or TSLI looking to specialise in Legal Interpreting in the near future?​ ​ Would you like a taster of how things work within the Legal domain to  enhance your general practice in another setting?​ ​Perhaps you have been nervous of Legal Interpreting?​ ​Have you wondered about the etiquette and processes in court? Topics covered include: ● The Interpreter Oath ● Court settings and the roles of the Sign Language Interpreter/Deaf Relay/Deaf Intermediary ● Assertiveness and control…

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CEA regional meeting

September 24 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

We meet online, through Zoom, to discuss and network. This meeting one of our members will be giving us feedback on a recent conference. There will also be opportunity for discussion on dilemmas based around employment - so interviews, access to work, etc. To log on and join the meeting, please see the link in the CEA forum or contact the organiser.

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The DESIGNS project: Deaf signers & interpreters’ views on interpreting in the workplace

September 26 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Presenter:   Professor Jemina Napier is Chair of Intercultural Communication, and Director of the Centre of Translation & Interpreting Studies in Scotland at Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh, Scotland where she teaches signed language and spoken language interpreting students at undergraduate and postgraduate level, and supervises various PhD students on topics related to sign language interpreting, translation, discourse and identity. She is a widely published interpreter researcher and educator and has practiced as a signed language interpreter since 1988. She is…

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October 2018

“Going Pro” – a special ASLI conference for student and early-career interpreters

October 5 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Chancellor’s Hall, University of Wolverhampton Wolverhampton, WV1 1LY United Kingdom + Google Map
£50 39 tickets left

Calling all BSL interpreting students and recently qualified TSLIs / RSLIs!   Are you wondering how best to launch your career as a BSL interpreter?   Do you have practical questions about going freelance, book-keeping, meeting NRCPD guidelines, finding a supervisor, building a support network…?   Could you use some advice but aren’t sure where to go or who to ask?   Would you like to meet others from all over the UK who might be in a similar situation?…

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October 6 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Chancellor’s Hall, University of Wolverhampton Wolverhampton, WV1 1LY United Kingdom + Google Map
Free 19 spots left

The next ASLI AGM will take place on 6th October 2018 in Wolverhampton The AGM will start at 9.30 and finish at 11.30. This will be followed by lunch and an opportunity to network. In the afternoon there are two CPD sessions: 1.00pm -2.30pm: Adam Schembri - English Linguistics for Sign Language Interpreters 3.00pm - 4.30pm:  Andy Carmichael - How to apply IS interpreting strategies into your everyday practice AGM documentation will be available for members via the all members…

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Speaking with confidence

October 6 @ 9:30 am - 1:30 pm
Edinburgh Quaker Meeting House, 7 Victoria Street
Edinburgh, EH1 2JL
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£15 - £30 8 tickets left

The Presenter:  Elaine Newton is an experienced actor, director and teacher.  She graduated from RSAMD (now Royal Conservatoire of Scotland) and went on to train in film acting in Los Angeles and at the Bilingual Acting Workshop in Paris. The Workshop:  Speaking with Confidence with Elaine Newton of The Acting Lab What is it?  A fun and friendly half-day interactive workshop to improve your confidence and communication in a structured and supportive environment. Using a combination of breathing, voice, movement…

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Medical / Sexual Health Signs and Creative Morphology

October 13 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
St Andrew’s Church, Basingstoke, Western Way
Basingstoke, Hampshire RG22 5RB United Kingdom
£210.00 Sold out

Tutors Carolyn and Clark Denmark will cover: Medical signs Creative morphology (connected to medical signs) Close and distant focus (knowing how to represent objects in space in relation to other objects and scenes, moving between proforms and roleshift and back again) Clark and Carolyn have taught BSL for many years at Bristol University, Wolverhampton University and at University of Central Lancashire. Carolyn was also Regional Manager at Remark!’s Midlands office where she ran BSL courses to Level 6. They are…

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Deaf-Hearing interpreting teams

October 15 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

The Presenter: Mindy Lanie, MA, CI, CT, has been a professional American Sign Language Interpreter for almost 25 years. She completed a BA in Deaf Studies, with a specialization in Interpreting in 1995, and an MA in Interpreting through the EUMASLI program in 2015. During her career she has worked in numerous settings, including education, medical, mental health, government, legal, and performing arts. She has also worked with Deaf Interpreters in a variety of settings, including conference, legal, and performing…

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Quoting for jobs – a discussion evening

October 16 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Free 25 spots left

Find it difficult to know what to charge? Not sure what to quote for jobs, prep, resources, travel etc? Find it difficult to decide if a co-worker is necessary? Unsure what to stipulate in your Ts and Cs or whether to enforce them? This discussion evening is an opportunity for members to discuss the thought processes we go through in determining our fees and terms for a range of jobs. We will have some examples of assignments to discuss but…

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Deaf Dementia Training

October 20

by Emma Ferguson-Coleman, PhD; BA Hons; DipPsych. (Research Associate at Manchester University – See http://www.research.manchester.ac.uk for an overview) “Do you want to understand more about what dementia is? Do you want to find out how to support communication with Deaf BSL users living with dementia and their families? This full day workshop, based on real life examples from the Deaf community, will enhance your knowledge and support your everyday strategies while you are engaging with this specific client group. This workshop will…

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