Safe Space – Introduction to Court Interpreting
Date: Saturday 17th & Sunday 18th March 2018
Time: 10am to 4/4.30pm
Our Safe Space workshops aim to provide an opportunity for Interpreters to develop their skills in a supportive, peer-led learning environment. Learn from prepared resources, gain CPD points whilst enjoying a whole load of wonderful networking and peer support time!
Deaf Direct are pleased to be offering informative training weekend led by BSL Interpreter/Tutor, Byron Campbell and Radha Starr. Byron has many years of experience specialising in police and court interpreting. Radha will share her skills from a Deaf perspective as she specialists in advocacy and Deaf Relay legal interpreting. During this weekend workshop Byron and Radha will use their expertise to focus on the following interpreting issues:
- An explanation of English legal procedures and their purpose between courts – Magistrates, Crown and Family.
- Understanding the roles of the various legal professionals whom work closely together within the deaf client’s legal team.
- The order of the trial process will be fully explained.
- What skills & knowledge are required before accepting a court or tribunal assignment.
- How to tackle linguistic issues during the interpretation/translation by analysing the intention of the legal terminology. Preparation needed to eschew dilemmas plus what coping strategies to have to hand during a court assignment to ensure to maintain a professional working practice.
Vesta Tilley House
Sat Nav: WR1 2SE.
Booking essential and places limited, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 01905 746305 Reserve your place before Friday 9th March 2018
See you there! (Click here to download a booking form)