2021 Interpreting & Translation Training Calendar


 

JANUARY:
Introduction to Community Interpreting Training
About: Those looking to enter the industry and those wishing to review foundational concepts will learn all about the basics and ethics of working as a professional interpreter out in their community. 
Wednesday, January 13th, 2021
12:00 – 4:00 PM EST
Virtual
Cost: $40.00 per person.
Registrations closed. 

 

FEBRUARY:
Note -Taking Workshop for Interpreters
About: An introductory workshop on the basics of note-taking for interpreters in order to improve an interpreter’s consecutive note-taking skills.
Friday, February 19th, 2021
2:00 PM – 4:00 PM EST
Virtual
Cost: $20.00
Registrations closed. 

 

MARCH:
Weekly Medical Terminology Workshop Series for Interpreters
About: 
Every Tuesday between March 2nd – March 30th
1:30 PM – 3:00 PM EST
Virtual
Cost: $25.00 per session or $100.00 for all five weeks
Registrations Closed. 

 

APRIL:
No public training is scheduled for April. 

 

MAY:
Interpreting & Translating in an American Educational Setting: Presented by BOCES & RBERN
About: Melissa Duquette from BOCES & RBERN presents on how to interpret and translate in a school – topics covered are to include NYS assessments, Parent-Teacher conferences, Special education testing and meetings, registration, and confidentiality.
Thursday, May 20th, 2021
10:00 AM – 12:00PM EDT
Virtual
Cost: Free
Registrations Closed. 

The New York State Seal of Biliteracy (NYSSB): Preparing for Panel Presentations for Multilingual Community Members:Presented by BOCES & RBERN
About: Melissa Duquette from BOCES & RBERN will be presenting on the New York State Seal of Biliteracy. It is open to ALL multilingual community members regardless of whether or not they have past experience interpreting or translating.  Participants can expect to become familiar with the NYSSB and its purpose, how to assess language ability using the ACTFL, the role and expectations of a panelist, and review clips from past panel presentations as an example.
Thursday May 27th, 2021
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM EDT
Virtual
Cost: Free
Registrations Closed. 

 

JUNE:
Introduction to Community Interpreting
About: Those looking to enter the industry and those wishing to review foundational concepts will learn all about the basics and ethics of working as a professional interpreter out in their community. Wednesday, June 23rd, 2021
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM EDT
Virtual
Cost: $40.00 Per person
CANCELLED
 

JULY:
Out-Patient Mental Health Interpreter Training Series
About: Linh Le, recent graduate from SUNY Buffalo’s Community Mental Health Program will be presenting over the course of three weeks about the basics of interpreting in an out-patient mental health setting. Topics cover, but are not limited to: Vocabulary, medications, types of mental health issues, self-care, how to interpret in a mental health setting, ethics, and more.
Thursday, July 15th, 2021
Thursday, July 22nd, 2021
Thursday, July 29th, 2021
2:00 PM – 4:00 PM EDT
Virtual
Cost: $60.00 (Covers all three parts of the training)
Registrations Closed. 

Institute Interpreters ONLY:
Digital Signature & Online Invoice Training
About: The Institute is transition to a paperless signature and invoicing process – get ahead of the curve and learn more about how to use the app to get digital signatures and how to use the website to invoice for your work.
Morning Sessions: 7:00 AM – 8:30 AM EDT
Tuesday, July 27th, 2021
Thursday, July 29th, 2021
Virtual
Cost: FREE
Registrations Closed. 

 

AUGUST:
No public training is scheduled for August. 

Institute Interpreters ONLY:
Digital Signature & Online Invoice Training
About: The Institute is transitioning to a paperless signature and invoicing process – get ahead of the curve and learn more about how to use the app to get digital signatures and how to use the website to invoice for your work.
Evening Sessions: 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM
Monday, August 2nd, 2021
Thursday, August 5th, 2021
Virtual
Cost: FREE
Registrations Closed. 

 

SEPTEMBER:
In-Patient Mental Health Interpreter Training
About:  Presented by Hannah Brown, a recreational therapist from Rochester Psychiatric Center. Learn the basics of interpreting for in-patients in a mental health hospital. Topics include, but are not limited to: terminology, what to expect, safety protocols, and the differences between out-patient and in-patient mental health treatment.
Date: Tuesday, September 28th, 2021
12:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Virtual
Cost: $50.00
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OCTOBER:
OBGYN Maternal/Fetal Health & Childbirth for Interpreters
About: Details forthcoming. 
Date: TBD
Virtual
Cost: TBD
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NOVEMBER:
Introduction to Court & Legal Interpreting Series
About:  An introductory course on the basics of interpreting in a court and legal setting, presented by Athena Matilsky, Federally Certified Court Interpreter. More details to come!
Dates: 
Day 1: Tuesday, November 4th, 2021
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
1-hour break
1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Day 2: Tuesday, November 11th, 2021 
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
1-hour break
1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Virtual
Cost: $100.00
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DECEMBER:
Introduction to Community Interpreting Training
About: Those looking to enter the industry and those wishing to review foundational concepts will learn all about the basics and ethics of working as a professional interpreter out in their community.
Date: TBD
Virtual
Cost: $40.00
Click here to sign up to be the first to know when registrations open!