This course will provide an overview of the legal system for practicing and potential court interpreters. The course will be presented in ASL and interpreters will not be provided.
The roles of court interpreters
Positioning of court interpreters
Prerequisite knowledge and skills for a legal interpreter
Working in deaf/hearing interpreter teams
Court code of conduct
Roles and protocol for court interpreters
Adequate preparation for a legal assignment
Text analysis of commonly encountered texts
Qualifying and testifying as an expert
ASL Legal Interpreters
Skill Level: Foundational
Language: Presented in ASL, interpreter will not be provided
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This 12 hour training will take place in a virtual classroom via the Zoom video conferencing platform.
The class schedule is Tuesday and Wednesday evenings as follows:
Dates: 2022: Oct. 11, 12, 18, 19
Time: 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM EST
PCRID is an Approved RID CMP Sponsor for Continuing Education Activities.
This Professional studies workshop is offered for 1.2 CEUs at the "Some" knowledge level.
Office of Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services approved for BEI credits in the state of TX.
Reasonable Accommodations Policy
Consistent with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), it is the policy of DE LA MORA Institute of Interpretation to provide reasonable accommodation when requested by a qualified student or participant with a disability, unless such accommodation would cause an undue hardship. The policy regarding requests for reasonable accommodation applies to all aspects of participating in classes and workshops sponsored and hosted by DE LA MORA Institute of Interpretation. For training done in support of private or state contracts, reasonable accommodation will be determined by the policy of the sponsoring individual or organization. If reasonable accommodation is needed, please contact us by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or call our office at (407) 677-4155.
DE LA MORA Institute of Interpretation does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations. These activities include, but are not limited to, hiring and firing of staff, selection of vendors, and provision of services - such as classes, webinars, and workshops. We are committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all members of our staff, clients, subcontractors, and students.
Safe Learning Environment
DE LA MORA Institute of Interpretation's classes and workshops are a safe learning environment. Comments and opinions shared within the class setting will not be published or made available to anyone outside of the original registrants, event coordinators, and those approved by the event sponsor to take the course. If recordings are made of the event, these recordings will only be made available to those approved by the event sponsor to take the course, as a reference material for review for a limited amount of time.
This activity is funded by the state of Maryland. Notice of event cancellations or changes of date/time will be issued a minimum of one week prior to the event date
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DE LA MORA Institute of Interpretation is a fully remote online school that trains legal and medical interpreters to work in their respective fields.
DLMII was founded in 1998 by Agustín Servin de la Mora from the vision and core belief that interpretation as a chosen profession deserved better educational options. We are constantly striving to stay ahead of the trends and learning styles prevalent in today’s interpreting field through various formats including in-person seminars, live online instruction, and self-paced education.
Our mission is to foster understanding and communication through exceptional interpreter education and development, and to advance professional interpretation standards worldwide.
Our vision is to become the most accessible interpreter education platform in the world.