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MIRID MINI-WORKSHOP SERIES: Religious Interpreting 101 –and– The Business of Interpreting

  • 25 Mar 2017
  • (EDT)
  • 2 sessions
  • 25 Mar 2017, 9:00 AM 12:00 PM (EDT)
  • 25 Mar 2017, 1:00 PM 4:00 PM (EDT)
  • First Presbyterian Youth Center
, 15 Frelinghuysen, Battle Creek, MI 49017

Registration

  • MIRID Members who want to attend both workshops
  • MIRID members only wanting to attend "Religious Interpreting 101" workshop from 9am to 12pm.
  • MIRID Members who only want to attend "The Business of Interpreting" workshop from 1pm to 4pm
  • Current MIRID Student Members who are students of an ITP and wish to attend BOTH workshops
  • Current MIRID Student Members who are students of an ITP and wish to attend ONLY the "Business of Interpreting" workshop from 1pm to 4pm.
  • Current MIRID Student Members who are students of an ITP and wish to attend ONLY the "Religious Interpreting 101" workshop from 9am to 12pm.
  • Individuals who are not members of MIRID but wish to attend BOTH of the workshops offered.
  • Individuals who are not members of MIRID but want to attend ONLY "The Business of Interpreting" workshop from 1pm to 4pm
  • Individuals who are not members of MIRID but wish to attend ONLY the "Religious Interpreting 101" workshop from 9am to 12pm.

Registration is closed

  CEUAPPROVED  


 “Religious Interpreting 101” 

 9:00am to 12:00pm ..3 CEUs

COURSE DESCRIPTION:

Interpreters have said, “I don’t do religious interpreting.” 

But religious content can come up in any assignment. 

Interpreters have said, “I only interpret for my own church community. 

But have you considered any of the ethical decisions you may be faced with?

Religious Interpreting 101 will explore the basics of interpreting in religious and faith based settings. Whether you are hesitant to accept religious assignments and want to learn more, or you are a seasoned church interpreter needing a fresh perspective on the work, this practical workshop is for everyone. Topics of discussion will be:

  • Best Practice for Religious Interpreters
  • Common content in Religious settings
  • Applying the CPC to religious assignments
  • Various registers used in religious settings 
  • Payment and logistics in a house of worship
  • FAQs about religious terms and protocol 


  “The Business of Interpreting”   

 1:00pm to 4:00pm ..3 CEUs

COURSE DESCRIPTION:

The Business of Interpreting Workshop focuses on current business trends in the interpreting profession. Interpreters spend a significant amount of time on aspects of their work between assignments that involve business management. This workshop is an opportunity to explore efficient and ethical business practices used by colleagues. A wide variety of topics are discussed using best practice and the Code of Professional Conduct as guides.

Topics of discussion: 

  • Confidentiality: managing paperwork and electronic data
  • Professionalism: social media and hiring entities
  • Conduct: conflicts of interest and negotiating
  • Respect for Consumers: customer service and marketing
  • Respect for Colleagues: information sharing and networking
  • Business Practices: fees, billing and office hours 
  • Professional Development: tools and resources 

 


 MIRID Mini-Workshop Flyer 

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MIRID

PO Box 1462

Warren, MI 48090

www.mirid.org

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