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Saturday, May 19, 2018

8:30am - 12:30pm

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Empire Park
1325 S. Colorado Blvd
Denver, CO 80222

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Tel: (720) 291.6819

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Sight Translation

for Community Interpreters

Skill-building Training for Interpreters

of All Languages

 In community settings, interpreters are asked to sight translate different kinds of documents, including intake questionnaires, consent forms, informational brochures and legal documents.

As a skill, sight translation is complex and require the interpreter to simultaneously read, analyze, and render the interpretation. In addition, interpreters need strategies for evaluating the sight translate request, the kind of document and how to appropriate accept, reject or navigate the sight translation. Through interactive exercises, this session will provide participants with:  

The steps of sight translation

How to sight translate the intake questionnaire

Strategies for sight translation of consent forms and legal documents

The C.A.L.L. and How to Say No models

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About the Trainer

 Katharine Allen is a healthcare and community interpreter with over 3 decades of experience interpreting, training, and designing curricula.She is co-president of InterpretAmerica. She is lead developer and licensed trainer for The Indigenous Interpreter® 60-hour training and helped embed professional interpreting into medical missions in Mexico. She has also designed curricula for the military.She teaches for the Glendon College Masters in Conference Interpreting and The Professional Interpreter Online. Katharine is co-author of The Community Interpreter® International: An International Textbook, The Medical Interpreter-A Foundation Textbook for Medical Interpreting and Breaking Silence: Interpreting for Victim Services. Katharine speaks and trains nationally. She has an MA in Translation and Interpretation from the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey.