Sunday, April 24, 2022 from 12:00 PM to 5:30 PM EDT
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Eligible for .55 PS CEUs


iYellow Interpreting CMP 
iYellow Interpreting 

Professional Development Workshop Series 2022 

Self-Talk for Interpreters: Succeed without the Suck

 Katie Fitzpatrick will lead a conversation focusing on strategies to feel better about our jobs and the work we do. Katie is an interpreter, interpreter educator, linguist, and all-around giant nerd who loves helping other interpreters see themselves as human, valuable, and worthy of care.

Do you have an inner mean girl? Or a committee in your head evaluating your every sign, critiquing your every word while you are interpreting? Come and learn about what's going on in our heads, what we can do to calm the waters, and how to create positive feedback communities and just plain feel better about our jobs and why we do it! 

At the conclusion of the workshop, participants will be able to:
  • describe the difference between shame and guilt (per Brene Brown’s definition)
  • identify aspects and varieties of self-talk while interpreting
  • create at least 2 SMART goals for self-work
  • describe a preferred feedback style while working with a team

 This workshop is eligible for .55 PS CEUs

About the Presenter: Katie Fitzpatrick 

Katie has been a Nationally Certified Interpreter since 2008 - NIC Advanced. She also holds BEI 3 certification from 2019. She received her Masters in Linguistics from Gallaudet University in 2011. She has been an interpreter educator with the following community colleges and universities, starting in 2013: Community College of Baltimore County, Oakland Community College, Madonna University, and Lansing Community College. She has also worked as a mentor, both through these ITPs and professionally on her own. She has conducted various workshops over the years on Mental Health, Self-Care, Multiple Meanings, and other vocabulary-based phenomena. She is also the Founder of ASLVillage.com - where she offers mentoring and teaches workshops. She has worked in a variety of settings and has her Medical/Mental Health endorsement in the state of Michigan, but mostly focuses on VRS work. 

Register Now! Professionals: $70

Students: $60