30nov5:00 pm8:00 pmHorizontal Violence0.3 Professional Study CEUs5:00 pm - 8:00 pm CT Virtual Workshop - ZoomCategory:GMN Event TagsDHHSD GMN Provided/Sponsored By: This program is provided by ASLIS and is supported by grant funding from the Minnesota Department of Human Services, Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services Division.
(Thursday) 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm CT
Virtual Workshop - Zoom
English with ASL Interpretation
$30 for Minnesota Metro and Out of State Interpreters
FREE for Interpreters who reside in Greater Minnesota Regions
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0.3 Professional Studies
ASLIS is an Approved RID CMP Sponsor for Continuing Education Activities. This Professional Studies program is offered for a total of 0.3 PS CEUs at Some Content Knowledge Level.
Carl Rogers spoke of unconditional positive regard as a psychological approach to allow a
Carl Rogers spoke of unconditional positive regard as a psychological approach to allow a person to reach their full potential as a human being. “The main factor in an unconditional positive regard is the ability to be able to isolate behaviors from the person who commits them” (Rogers, 1961). What if we as sign language interpreters, could adopt that approach to advance our profession? Overly critical perspectives of each other have detrimental effects on the collaborative environment required for working interpreters to be successful. Yet the tendency is prevalent in the field, leading to interpreter burn out and plagues our ITPS. So where did it start and most importantly, how do we stop it?
The field of sign language interpreting is young and the growing pains have been rough. Rotating certifications, increasing education requirements, price competition and progressive use of technology at the cost of best practices have taken their toll. Rather than working together and striving towards the greater good of communication access for a historically underserved community, sign language interpreters draw lines, build walls and work in fear.
Whatever the underlying cause, the symptoms of Horizontal Violence are prevalent. The tendency to point out colleagues’ shortcomings creates hurt feelings, distrust, burn out and shrinks the qualified interpreter pool as sign language interpreters seek more affirming professional outlets. If we are approaching our work from a basis of fear of judgement, we will never do our best, take active steps towards inclusion and advance to a better place as a profession.
- Participants will be able to define Horizontal Violence and recognize the behaviors.
- Participants will be able to discuss other professions that have a prevalence of horizontal violence and what coping strategies the interpreter field can learn from them.
- Participants will be able to discuss Horizontal Violence and the prevalence in the Interpreting Community.
- Participants will be aware of prevention and healing strategies that can lessen Horizontal Violence in the profession.
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BEI-Advanced, CI/CT, MBA, MM, QMHI-S, SC:L
Certificate in Healthcare Interpreting
Credentialed Supervision Leader (IIRAS International)
Kate is a freelance interpreter who works mainly in Wisconsin. Kate’s work experience includes Mental Health, Legal, VRS, and post-secondary environments. She received a Bachelors degree in Mass Communications from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and an Interpreter Technician degree from Milwaukee Area Technical College. Kate spent two summers at Gallaudet University, taking interpreting workshops and ASL classes. She also attended a workshop at Juilliard University in New York focusing on theater interpreting. Kate continued her education with a Masters degree in Business Administration and Masters in Management degree with an emphasis on leadership in a nonprofit organization. Kate also attended the State of Alabama Mental Health Interpreting workshop, received her “Q” and was awarded supervisor status for distance internships. She completed her legal interpreting training with the University of Northern Colorado. Kate’s additional professional achievements are the Certified Healthcare Interpreter (CHI) program with Rochester Institute of Technology and Credentialed Supervision Leader with IIRAS International.
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This program is provided by ASLIS and is supported by grant funding from the Minnesota Department of Human Services, Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services Division.