Incorporate symbols into your note-taking technique and improve your consecutive interpreting skills with our NEW workshop. Register by Sept. 9 and Save $30!
Take your Note-taking to the Next Level!
Whether you already use some symbols in your note-taking or need some guidance to get started, this course has you covered. After briefly reviewing concepts like verticality and shifting, YOU will take your note-taking technique to the next level! We will dive deeply into the use of symbols in consecutive interpreting. This workshop will focus on symbols for concepts and ideas related to terminology commonly used in community, medical and legal settings, drilling them with a variety of engaging exercises until they become second nature to you. You will also receive guidance on how to develop your own symbols.
Throughout the entire session, we will practice with scripts and role plays based on real-life scenarios.
Instructor: Carola Lehmacher-Richez, FCCI
Class Schedule: October 1, 2022 (Saturday)
Timetable: 12:00-5:00 p.m. ET (9:00 a.m.-2:00p.m. PT) with a break from 2:00-3:00 p.m. ET (11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. PT)
Certification Commission for Healthcare Interpreters (CCHI): 4 CE hours
International Medical Interpreters Association: 0.4 IMIA/NBCMI CEUs
American Translators Association: 4 ATA CEPs
Maryland Court Interpreter Program: 4 CE credits
By the end of this workshop, participants will be able to:
Target Audience: Community, medical and legal interpreters with 40 hours or more of interpreter training. This course will benefit those who wish to incorporate symbols into their note-taking technique and improve their consecutive interpreting skills. The focus is on symbols for terminology that commonly arises in community, medical and legal interpreting encounters.
Material and Technical Requirements:
*Recommended but not required
This course is limited to 20 participants. Once the course has reached capacity, those interested will be added to a waitlist in the order in which their inquiry is received.
Attendance Policy for Live Online Training Programs
In order to receive a course completion certificate, participants in our live online programs must submit all applicable documentation; complete all coursework requirements; be visible on their webcam for the entire program; and complete the applicable attendance requirement:
For live online programs shorter than 10 hours, participants must attend all live scheduled hours.
For live online programs 10 hours or longer, participants may miss no more than 10% of the total live scheduled hours. (For example, attendance of 18 hours is required for a 20-hour program; attendance of 36 hours is required for a 40-hour program.)
Disruptive Behavior Policy
In order to uphold the collaborative nature of our online training programs, onboardings, support sessions and webinars, Cross-Cultural Communications reserves the right to remove any participant for abusive or aggressive behavior, spoken or written, towards CCC staff, trainers or other participants. We recognize that the past few years have been difficult for everyone. However, our participants, trainers and staff have the right to a safe and respectful learning and working environment. We thank you for your understanding.
Training Participant Information Release
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Cross-Cultural Communications records its live online training sessions for quality control purposes. Recordings are not shared with anyone outside of the organization or training session.
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