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April 2020

WEBINAR: Workplace Interpreting (part 1)

April 8 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Presenter- Jules Dickinson Revisiting Workplace Interpreting- where are we now? In 2010 I completed my PhD research into the the workplace interpreter’s role, detailed in my thesis, ‘Interpreting in a Community of Practice’. I subsequently widely disseminated the outcomes of my research via a variety of articles, and through the publication of ‘Signed Language Interpreting in the Workplace’ (Gallaudet University Press). The intervening decade has seen further research in to this field, including a more detailed focus on the Designated…

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*ONLINE* Chat session

April 11 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Free 87 spots left

Join us for a social session, catch up with colleagues, meet new people, talk to people outside your household. All members welcome! A link will be sent if you RSVP but will also be available via the All members forum.

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Mid South Coast Zoom meeting

April 18 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Online meeting for members to keep in touch and discuss the issues we are experiencing at this time. We can discuss tips for working from home, NRCPD updates on CPD and registration, ASLI resources and membership fee holiday and anything else you would like to share with colleagues. It will be nice to see some familiar faces outside of your own household and have the opportunity to get things off your chest. If you are unfamiliar with Zoom, please contact…

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April 22 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Free 95 spots left

Open to all grab your wine, glass of lemonade or mug of tea and catch up with your ASLI friends and colleagues. Take the chance to talk about the highs and lows of interpreting, life in general or just to speak to someone outside your household, the space is yours. If you rsvp in advance the link will be sent out and will also be available via the All members forum.

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May 2020

Webinar: The Drama Triangle

May 7 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Free – £25 9 tickets left

The Drama Triangle: understanding psychological games at work Presented by Ali Hetherington As interpreters we find ourselves in various work settings where we may become involved in conflict with co-workers, clients and others, the dynamics of which can be hard to understand. The Drama Triangle, developed by Steven Karpman in the 1960’s, is a useful model for recognising the “games people play” in conflict situations and for helping us to understand why we get into unhealthy relationships. The model demonstrates…

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Webinar: Power and Privilege Double Bill

May 20 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Free – £30 10 tickets left

6pm- Patricia Brück ‘Power and Responsibility’ 7:30pm- Heather Mole ‘Hearing Privilege’ Details to follow

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Webinar: Giving Feedback

May 28 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Free – £25 10 tickets left

Presenters: Brett Best and Rachel Wilkins

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June 2020

Webinar: Decision Making

June 17 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Free – £25 10 tickets left

Ethical Decision Making Presented by Ali Hetherington This webinar will explore core ethical issues that may arise for interpreters and factors, which may influence our individual responses. Core ethical issues include confidentiality, client autonomy, trust, fairness and impartiality. Interpreters are likely to encounter a wide range of ethical concerns in the course of their professional life, which can lead to considerable anxiety, as many interpreters work in isolation and may be uncertain where to turn when faced with difficult decisions.…

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July 2020

Webinar: Workplace interpreting part 2: The Team Meeting

July 1 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Free 83 spots left

Presented by Dr. Jules Dickinson. Based on her Ph.D. and her work on the ASLI workplace guidance. Further details to follow

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*ONLINE* Consultation Day

July 4 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

This event will take place online due to uncertainty about travel. We still invite 2 members from each region however if anyone else would be interested then it may be possible for more people to be included.

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Webinar:Demystifying Finances

July 8 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

This is not financial advice but it will be the opportunity to understand some of the jargon involved in finances. This may be for yourself or for interpreting in financial discussion. Details to follow.

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