Continuing Education Center

On Demand Webinars

  • 3 Easy Ways to Take Charge of your Taxes as a Freelance Interpreter

    Contains 6 Component(s), Includes Credits

    This webinar is 0.1 CEUs in the category of General Studies (GS) and is presented at the Little/None Knowledge level. Do you ever feel unprepared for tax season? Are you confused about deductions, quarterlies and handling multiple income sources? You are not alone! With interpreting being such a unique field, it can be difficult to find accurate tax guidance. In this workshop, participants will learn 3 practical strategies interpreters can use to get organized for this year’s taxes and make future tax seasons smoother. With an efficient process in place, interpreters can breathe easier knowing they are ready for tax season every year.

  • BLeGIT Pride Webinar Series

    Product not yet rated Contains 4 Product(s)

    This webinar series includes four webinars that are worth 0.8 PS PPO CEUs. Webinars do not need to be completed in any particular order.

  • Challenges to LGBTQ Liberation: The Trump Era and Beyond

    Contains 7 Component(s), Includes Credits

    This webinar is 0.2 CEUs in the category of Professional Studies (PS) PPO and is presented at the Little/None Knowledge level. The landmark ruling in favor of marriage equality in 2015 marked what many thought was the penultimate victory for LGBTQ people in the U.S. But two judicial appointees later from the current presidency, it is a new court. The upcoming ruling on non-discrimination protections for LGBTQ people will be instructive in what advocates and allies can expect from the Supreme Court in future cases of equality. The policies being enacted and decisions made now will have generational impacts on previous LGBTQ advancements. LGBTQ Americans are vulnerable and uncertain about rights that were once protected and secured and that now have been eroded. Come to learn the latest about targeted anti-LGBTQ efforts and what can be done.

  • Beauty and the Butch: The Lesbian Interpreter

    Contains 7 Component(s), Includes Credits

    This webinar is 0.2 CEUs in the category of Professional Studies (PS) PPO and is presented at the Little/None Knowledge level. This webinar will delve into the research done by Stephanie Ehrlich on lesbian interpreters. Specifically about the “coming out” to consumers experience. Topics of stress, appearance, coming out stages, the homosexual career, and future research will be covered. Participants will have an opportunity to compare their own experiences to the lives of those in the research.

  • HomoABCedario: The Challenges with Spanish LGBTQ+'s Vocabulary and ASL

    Product not yet rated Contains 7 Component(s), Includes Credits

    This webinar is 0.2 CEUs in the category of Professional Studies (PS) PPO and is presented at the Little/None Knowledge level. When we are talking about the LGBTQ+ vocabulary in the USA we all know that it is as diverse as its members. Imagine now how difficult it could be to manage and work with a LGBTQ+ vocabulary in a language that is used as a main formal language in over 20+ countries ALL AROUND THE WORLD. What would be the challenges that interpreters might face at work? What tools, techniques or guides can be used by the Spanish/English/ASL interpreters? How can the interpreters recognize if the word is an argot, a slang, a regional slang, offensive or a proper accepted term?

  • Protactile and Black & Brown Trans-Queerness: Reducing Antagonisms in Our Work

    Contains 6 Component(s), Includes Credits

    This webinar is 0.2 CEUs in the category of Professional Studies (PS) PPO and is presented at the Little/None Knowledge level. This webinar will Expand awareness on QPOC DB/Protactile users needs and the antagonism they experience.

  • Video Interpreting from Home – Where Do I Start?

    Contains 7 Component(s), Includes Credits

    In light of the COVID-19 emergency and need for social distancing, interpreters need to be prepared to provide access from their home office. But where to start? What equipment is needed? What about internet speed? Must there be a blue background? Learn some technical basics as well as ethical considerations and recommended practice from an interpreter who spent a number of years working primarily as a remote, private practice interpreter from home.

  • Kaleidoscope Within the Asian Deaf Community

    Contains 8 Component(s), Includes Credits

    This webinar is 0.1 CEUs in the category of Professional Studies (PS) PPO and is presented at the Little/None Knowledge level. This session is an introduction to the diversity within the Asian Deaf communities. Asia is one of the largest continents divided by several regions with each bringing forth its own myriad of cultures and traditions. What is it like to be an Asian Deaf American? How can we as sign language interpreters learn how to navigate through this space within the Deaf community?

  • Beyond the Cover: Judging the Story

    Contains 7 Component(s), Includes Credits

    This webinar is 0.2 CEUs in the category of Professional Studies (PS) and Power, Privilege, and Oppression (PPO) and is presented at the Some Knowledge level. We’ve all heard the saying, “don’t judge a book by its cover.” But is that actually possible? Research shows that 99% of our behaviors are influenced by our unconscious mind, hidden from our view, whether intentional or not. Even “good people” subconsciously generate assumptions of a person’s competence, education, class, status, and values based on their perceived race, gender, age, and audiological status. These assumptions lead to implicit biases, which significantly impact how we interact with society including our peers, superiors, consumers, and stakeholders.

  • Navigating Conflict with Empathy, Honesty, and Creativity

    Contains 33 Component(s), Includes Credits

    This webinar is 0.6 General Studies CEUs and is presented at the Little/None Knowledge level. When interpersonal conflict arises, it’s easy to default to habitual ways of responding that leave us feeling frustrated and misunderstood. In this workshop, you will learn and practice Collaborative Problem-Solving, a neuroscience-based three-part approach to turning a disagreement into an opportunity for brain development, connection, and creative problem-solving.