Professional Development

Interpreter Training: “Breaking Silence: Interpreting for Victim Services”

2019-02-03T12:00:32-04:00, |

Breaking Silence is a 4-day, 32-hour training during which interpreters gain the skills necessary to work directly with crime victims. Applicants who successfully complete the training will be given the opportunity to sign a contract to begin accepting paid assignments as independent contractors for Ayuda’s Victim Services Interpreter Bank.

Working with Transgender and Non-Binary Deaf Clients

2019-05-02T19:28:06-04:00, |

Working with Transgender and Non-Binary Deaf Clients. This workshop will provide interpreters knowledge about how to interpret for clients that are transgender and/or non-binary. Interpreters often sign incorrectly which can lead to offending the transgender client. Blake will show the correct signs, phrases and what the appropriate approaches are to work successfully with transgender and non-binary clients in an interpreted setting in order for interpreters to be more inclusive of all gender identities.

New Course: “Advanced Interpreting Immersion: Depiction II”

2019-03-15T13:35:32-04:00Course, News, Professional Development|

Advanced Interpreting Immersion: Enrich Your Interpretations with the Power of Depiction II This course is designed for both Deaf and hearing interpreters working in any setting where advanced ASL discourse strategies are required. The course explores the three vital components of an effective ASL message: advanced non-manual signals, classifiers, and [...]