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2nd Annual Interpreter and ISP Conference: Ramp Up the Conversation

  • 04/18/2015
  • 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
  • Olympia Resort and Conference Center in Oconomowoc, WI

Register today for the 2nd Annual Interpreter Conference: Ramp Up the Conversation to be held on April 18, 2015 in Oconomowoc, WI. Don't wait. Early bird prices available. 


Overview


The second annual 2015 Conference will be held Saturday, April 18 at the Olympia Resort and Conference Center in Oconomowoc, WI from 9:00 – 4:30. Join us for this one of a kind educational celebration and recognition of the professional interpreter.


CCHI: CE approved 6 instructional hours


WI Court Interpreters: CE approved 6 hours (1.5 credits counting toward ethics)


Conference Objectives


a) Increase awareness of factors that promote interpreter motivation for job performance


b) Affirm interpreters as human vehicles of vital information as mouth and voice of client


c) Appreciate the pressures and rewards of error-free expectations on the job


d) Examine the inter-related and collaborative core competencies, essential to meet needs of varied stakeholders


e) Have deeper appreciation of best practices to prevent job stress, burn-out, and increase satisfaction and meaningful use


f) Yield to a fun filled-event, experience, and set ablaze a momentum


Who Should Attend?


Interpreters of all skill levels and languages

Interpreter Service Providers

Anyone who believes that qualified, trained and certified interpreters are necessary when providing services and resources to our limited English speaking population

Nationally Recognized Presenters (Subject to Change)


Cynthia Herber, JD, LLM, Federally and WI Certified Court Interpreter-Spanish


Topic: The Role the Interpreter Plays in Doctor/Patient and Attorney/Client Privileges


Yulia Mielke, WI Certified Court Interpreter, Certified Medical Interpreter-Russian


Topic: Ethical Dilemmas: ER Boundaries for Patients, Providers, Police, Advocates


Antonina Pieczykolan Pielarz, Polish Interpreter


Topic: Finding the Positive During a Negative Encounter


Erin Rosales, Director of Interpreter Development for Connecting Cultures, Inc.


Topic: At Your Service! Strategies to Build Champions of Interpreter Service Through Exceptional Customer Experiences


Sebastian Ssempijja, PhD


Topic: How You (the Interpreter) Can Reduce Stress


Shawna Stevenoski, WI Certified Court Interpreter, Certified Medical Interpreter-Spanish


Topic: Expectations of the Professional Interpreter in 2020


Visit the Bilingual Training Consultants website for more information:


http://bilingualtrainingconsultants.com/rampup/


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