Course Description

Join federal and state-certified court interpreter, Katty Kauffman, for a panoramic look at the challenges involved in sight translation and some real-world tips on how to grapple with them. In this 2.5-hour webinar, Katty will walk you through the sight translation process, from what to do when it hits your hands to how to politely--and effectively--decline from putting it on the record. And please, come prepared to practice!

Continuing Education

This course has been approved for continuing  education credits in the following states:

2.5: CO, TX, OK, OR, UT, TN, TX, WA, WI (More states pending approval)

3: FL

This course is eligible for continuing education credits in the following states (student is required to submit necessary information): DE, IA, KY, MD, MI, MS, NE

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Federally Certified Interpreter

Katty Kauffman

Katty Kauffman is a conference and legal interpreter, a graduate of Pedro de Valdivia School of Law in Santiago, Chile and the Certificate Program in Comparative US/Latin American Legal Reforms at Washington College of Law at American University in Washington, DC. A member of NAJIT and AIIC, she is a contributing author to the 2nd Edition of Fundamentals of Court Interpretation and a member of the Editorial Board of the 2nd Edition of Sandro Tomasi's Criminal Law Dictionary. A frequent speaker nationwide on the criminal procedure reforms that have swept Latin America, a former staff interpreter with the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida, and federal exam rater, she is currently working as a freelancer from her home base in Miami.

Course curriculum

  • 1


    • Welcome to Sight Translation for Interpreters!

  • 2


    • Resources

  • 3

    Video Lecture

    • Sight Translation

  • 4

    Post Webinar Review

    • Sight Translation Quiz

    • Feedback Survey


Student Access

Student access on this platform is limited the same as if attending a live class.

  • Our 40 hour courses include 6 months of access. All other courses can be accessed for 3 months.

  • We want to help you get the most out of our classes. If you need additional time please contact us.

  • 407-677-4155

  • [email protected]