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    • 10/02/2021
    • 8:15 AM
    • 10/03/2021
    • 1:00 PM
    • VIRTUAL
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    The 2021 conference will be held virtually via Zoom. Registration fee schedule is as follows:

    • Full conference Member price: $195.00*
    • Full conference Non-member price: $235.00*
    • Student rate: $100.00* (special code required)
    • One-day rate $130.00* (special code required)

    CANCELLATION POLICY: (Please see our cancellation policy here): CE Policy and Procedures

    SATURDAY, OCTOBER 2, 2021

    8:15 – 8:30 am         WELCOME SESSION              

    8:30 - 9:30 am Why We Do This Thing We Do: The Ethical Justification for Language Access and Its Challenges - Dr González-Nuñez – Ethics

    9:30 -  9:50 am                                 BREAK

    9:50 - 10:50 am              Legal Document Translation for Court Interpreters - Margaret & Marco Hanson

    10:50 - 11:10 am                           BREAK

    11:10 am -  12:10 pm         A proposed protocol for coded and ciphered language in legal translation Dr. Rey Romero

    12:10 to 1:30 pm              LUNCH BREAK

    1:30 to 2:30 pm                Conditions we need to interpret remotely in legal settings - Tony Rosado

    2:30 to 2:50 pm                BREAK

    2:50 to 4:50 pm                The Thrill of Consecutive - Hilda Tejada & Steve Mines

    5:15 to 6:00 pm                ANNUAL MEETING

    6:00  to 7:00 pm               ROUND TABLE - Review of JBCC Rules & Regulations - Cynthia de Peña, Steve Mines, Cristina Helmerichs D (moderator)

    SUNDAY, OCTOBER 3, 2021

    8:30 to 9:00 am                 COFFEE WITH THE BOARD

    9:00 to 11:00 am              Lines, Tigers and Bares, Oh My! Recognizing and Resolving Ambiguities - Javier Castillo

    11:00 to 11:15 am            BREAK

    11:15 to 12:45 pm           What does ACCURACY mean? - Janis Palma – Ethics

    12:45 to 1:00  pm             Wind up and Goodbyes

    DOWNLOAD THE CONFERENCE PROGRAM HERE

    HOW TO CONNECT TO THE ZOOM CONFERENCE: TAJIT will provide the connection instructions to all registrants. More information coming soon.

    CE CREDIT HOURS:

     JBCC CE credit details  (PENDING APPROVAL)         Credit Hours
     Non-ethics  7.0
     Ethics  2.5
     Total Hours  9.5
    • 10/23/2021
    • 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
    • Via Zoom
    • 2
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    Court Interpreter Orientation Course - Remote session

    Orientation Workshop Agenda
     

    8:00           Connect via Zoom

    8:15           Introductions; Discussion of Courtroom & History of Process

    9:00           Ethics Quiz

    9:20           Role of the Interpreter- Code of Ethics

    10:00         Virtual break

    10:15         Continuation of Interpreter Ethics

    11:00         Review of Ethics Quiz   

    11:15         Court Interpreting video

    11:20         Q & A

    12:00         LUNCH ON YOUR OWN

    1:00           Criminal Procedure/Vocabulary Quiz  

    1:20           Organization of Texas Courts

    1:30           Discussion of Criminal Procedure, Cognates and Legal Terminology

    2:00           Demonstration of Court Interpreter Video

    2:15           Modes of Interpreting: Sight, Consecutive and Simultaneous

    3:00           Short virtual break              

    3:15           Interpreting Protocols

                         In Court

                         Depositions

                         Client Interviews

                         Debriefings              

    3:45          Sight translations - introductory exercise & practice tips

    4:15          Consecutive Interpreting-  Introductory exercise & practice tips

    4:45          Simultaneous-  Protocols (including teams), Introduction to

                        use of equipment and Introductory exercise

    5:30          Next Steps, Q & A &Evaluations

    6:00          Get Certificates - Disconnect from Zoom

    All orientation participants receive a one-year free Associate Membership to TAJIT!

    Videos of Interest:

    http://www.sconet.state.oh.us/JCS/interpreterSvcs/interpreterVideo.asp

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BnGgia8dNKU

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FJsQjVHe6AQ

    For more information:
    Contact: Cristina Helmerichs, D.
    Phone: 512-333-2939
    Email: cristina@cristinahelmerichsd.com

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