Continuing Education Center

WE ARE HERE FOR YOU!

During this time of social distancing and working from home, it may feel like the world has been put on hold, but your professional development doesn’t have to be. Although some of our face-to-face events might be postponed or canceled, we have many online learning opportunities that you can take advantage of, that include live webinars, archived webinars, and independent studies. Certified members have access to activities totaling 2.5 CEUs for free until December 31, 2020 due to the impact of COVID-19. Please remember to use the discount code that was provided in order for the webinars to be free. The discount code cannot be used on previously purchased webinars.


Free Webinars for Certified Members

  • Community Forum: Igenda or WEgenda: How do we Define “We”? What is the Place of the “I” in the Interaction?

    Contains 5 Component(s), Includes Credits

    ​​This webinar is 0.3 CEUs in the category of Professional Studies (PS) and PPO. The 2015 Community Forum, “Igenda or WEgenda: How do we define “we”? What is the place of the “I” in the interaction?” will address a range of issues such as: generational differences, the implications of the Deafhood movement for interpreters, the power of our words and exploring the difference between having access and having to ask for access, our interface with the emerging field of CDI’s and future trends in the Deaf and interpreting communities.

  • Strategies for Exploring the Complexities of Ethical Decision Making for Students

    Contains 5 Component(s), Includes Credits

    ​This webinar is 0.15 CEUs in the category of Professional Studies (PS). Circle Processes are an important part of many cultures and indigenous populations around the world and are used as a means for collective decision making, community sharing and dispute resolution. Elements of Circle Processes are also used in parts of our society as a way to build community, resolve conflict, and reach consensus. The Circle is a non-hierarchical, shared space, developed by its participants and is used as a means to share information and learn of others’ perspectives and beliefs in safe, non-threatening manner. The purpose of this webinar is to provide a forum to learn about Circles and how to facilitate Circle Processes as a way to discuss and analyze various components of ethics and decision making.

  • Social Justice Roundtable

    Contains 6 Component(s), Includes Credits

    ​This webinar is 0.4 CEUs in the category of Professional Studies (PS) and PPO. The Social Justice Roundtable promotes participants to engage in meaningful exchanges around anti-oppression and social justice issues as they relate to the working and living experience of interpreters and those they serve. The forum serves to support those who are members of marginalized groups and to educate participants on issues of oppression, discrimination, and social justice. Participants will have opportunities participant in discussions, network with others, and learn from current events.

  • Legal Interpreting Basics

    Contains 5 Component(s), Includes Credits

    ​This webinar is 0.15 CEUs in the category of Professional Studies (PS) and Legal. ​Legal settings constitute high risk interpreting. Many interpreters avoid legal interpreting because of the fear that they might do more harm than good if they interpret in a legal setting without the proper training and credentials. This seminar aims to assist generalist interpreters understand the path to legal interpreting, the type of skills and competencies necessary and the support available from the legal interpreting community. Target Audience: Interpreters interested in legal interpreting nation-wide.

  • It Takes A Village … Taking a Closer Look at Interpreter Education and Community Capacity

    Contains 5 Component(s), Includes Credits

    ​This webinar is 0.15 CEUs in the category of General Studies (GS). ​Interpreting is a profession born of the community. As interpreter education programs have moved to academia and the academic bar continues to raise, the challenge facing programs and faculty is in finding “the zone” – that sweet spot that balances academia and the real-life learning that can only happen through community involvement. Interpreting students will often take the knowledge they learn into the community via observations, volunteer work, service learning, internships and other activities.