Ensuring Effective Communication: A Look at Effective Feedback and Active Teaming

“As communication specialists, interpreters often have a hard time communicating for themselves. Whether through the school of hard knocks or a formal training program, we have all learned our own methods of communicating. However, these methods are not always effective nor received well. Communication is a two-way street, where lanes are sometimes blocked and often…

CPC Tenet 7.2 and 2.6: Laws, Policies, and, Rules Affecting The Profession and Judicially Provide I&R

“The guiding principles behind the Code of Professional Conduct (CPC) “represent concepts of confidentiality, linguistic and professional competence, impartiality, professional growth and development, ethical business practices, and the rights of participants in interpreted situations to informed choice. The driving force behind the guiding principles is the notion that the interpreter will do no harm” (www.rid.org)….

Mind Maps: How the Mind Makes Decisions and, How Unconscious Biases Affect Our Decisions

“This workshop will focus on ways humans make decisions which will give you the ability to make decisions that are more aligned with your intentions for your work and your life. We will discuss Nobel Prize winning theories of the mind. We will explore various biases and how they affect our decision making. This is…