Linguistpd webinars are designed to make your professional development as simple and convenient as it can be. We offer a range of courses in the form of webinars on innovative subjects which you can “attend” in the comfort of your own home.

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BRAND NEW RECORDED CPD!:

Video Interpreting – Perspectives from The UK, The US & France

Delivered by Wendy Ledeux , Kellyeanne Norrod & Aurelia Nana Gassa Gonga

 

Perhaps now more than ever, we are aware of how technology enables us to work nationally and internationally without leaving our front doors.

Hear from your fellow interpreters in France, the US and the UK about how the video relay industries in their countries began and what impacts their practice in more recent times.

In our UK section, we discuss how COVID has affected video relay interpreting and individual interpreters, and how you can adapt to the future working landscape.

Check out this course: Video Interpreting

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Supporting Deaf Children in Primary Education

with Marilyn Henderson

We had such a productive webinar and discussion on how to improve access to education and outcomes for Deaf children. Lots of practical suggestions for interpreters, CSWs and other professionals working with primary school children. Check out the recording: Supporting Deaf Children in Primary Education

Upcoming training

Remote Working & Using Zoom – Individual Tutorials at a variety of times

Wendy Ledeux

  • Date: 30 September 2020
  • Time: 09:00-18:00
  • Cost: £35
  • Cost (US): £25

Has your face-to-face work now dramatically reduced? Are you considering working remotely from home? What sort of technology will you need? How does it differ from face-to-face interpreting?

Wendy Ledeux has 14 years’ experience of video relay interpreting as well as extensive experience using Zoom hosting Linguistpd webinars and is happy to share that experience with you on a 1:1 basis! You’ll learn about the technological requirements of remote interpreting, how to assess your own suitability, discuss practical and ethical considerations and much more!

NB The date/times are illustrative. Pick a time to suit you both.

 

 

 

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Interpreting in Police Settings – The Police Perspective Part 2

Delivered by DI Emma Gilbert & Wendy Ledeux

  • Duration: 2 hours +
  • Cost: £25

We had such overwhelming feedback from Interpreting in police settings – the police perspective, that we had to invite Detective Inspector Gilbert back! In this audio recording with accompanying video resources, Wendy Ledeux meets DI Emma Gilbert again to find out what progress has been made regarding aspects of Police Interpreting and access for Deaf people […]

Wendy meets DI Emma Gilbert again to find out what progress has been made regarding aspects of Police Interpreting and access for Deaf people to Police Forces. 

We discuss intermediaries, Child Protection resources available in BSL for children and parents, access to the 999/101 services and more. 

Please note: This course is an audio recording with video resources.

Learning Outcomes:

  1. A knowledge of further developments within Police InterpretingA Police Jacket, view from behind
  2. Awareness of the role of an intermediary in police and court settings
  3. How video relay services are being introduced to Police forces
  4. An update on the Police Liaison Officers for Deaf People (PLOD) initiative
  5. Additional resources relating to Police Interpreting to further your CPD.

Completion of this course will give you a minimum of 2 hours’ structured CPD points. You will also be provided with a number of resources for you to gain further unstructured CPD points.

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Video Interpreting – Perspectives from The UK, The US & France

Delivered by Wendy Ledeux , Kellyeanne Norrod & Aurelia Nana Gassa Gonga,

  • Duration: 1.5
  • Cost: £25

Perhaps now more than ever, we are aware of how technology enables us to work nationally and internationally without leaving our front doors. Hear from your fellow interpreters in France, the US and the UK about how the video relay industries in their countries began and what impacts their practice in more recent times. In […]

Perhaps now more than ever, we are aware of how technology enables us to work nationally and internationally without leaving our front doors.

Hear from your fellow interpreters in France, the US and the UK about how the video relay industries in their countries began and what impacts their practice in more recent times.

In our UK section, we discuss how COVID has affected video relay interpreting and individual interpreters, and how you can adapt to the future working landscape.

A sign language interpreter working on a laptop

Learning outcomes: 

In this online course you will:

  1. Learn about the video interpreting market and how it is funded in the UK, US and France
  2. Learn how the COVID19 pandemic has initially affected remote & video relay interpreting in the UK.
  3. Hear advice from an experienced VRS/Remote Interpreter regarding developing yourself further in this field and adapting to its future
  4. Examine some pros and cons of video relay interpreting when used in police settings.

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What users are saying about Linguistpd's webinars

I think this presentation/research would enrich any interpreter training programme. It’s amazing how little we know when we are sent off into the big wide world! Hurruh for CPD! ” – Nancy, Interpreter

“Will use the workbook later – I love them, and get great CPD ideas from them.” – June, Interpreter

“I enjoyed everything about it.”

“Loving the Webinars and so easy to be involved in training like this.”

“I thoroughly enjoyed the webinar. It’s such an easy way to get CPD points from the comfort of your own home. And I certainly learned a lot. I’ll definitely get involved again.”