Webinar: Anatomy of a Deposition and How to Master This Niche

  • 10/19/2018
  • 12:00 - 13:00
  • Webinar


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Webinar: Anatomy of a Deposition and How to Master This Niche
By Elena Langdon

Intended for experienced interpreters who want to branch out to a new area, this one-hour webinar will outline the procedures, expectations, and nuances of interpreting during a deposition or similar hearing. We will cover videoconferencing, how to make fast friends with the court reporter, dealing with "immigrant speak," and logistics. Preparation (and survival) strategies, vocabulary, and dos and don'ts will also be addressed. Some examples will be given in Portuguese, but the presentation is open to all. Depositions can be tricky; after this session you will feel more prepared and confident to tackle a new interpreting environment. 

About the Instructor: A Brazilian at heart, Elena Langdon has been a professional interpreter and translator since 2000. She is certified by the American Translators Association as a translator (Portuguese into English) and by the Certification Commission for Healthcare Interpreters as a core-certified healthcare interpreter. She holds a Master’s in Translation Studies and has been teaching interpreting and translation since 2005. Elena was chairperson of the National Board of Certification for Medical Interpreters and currently helps produce webinars for interpreter trainers for the National Council on Interpreting in Health Care. She is also a director of the American Translators Association.

When?  Two options:

  • Participate in the live webinar on Friday, October 19, 2018 from 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. PDT, and have access to the recording through November 19, 2018,
  • Or watch a recording of the webinar any time between October 19 and November 19, 2018.

Where?  GoToWebinar. The webinar address will be provided on the day of the event. Attendees will need access to a computer with internet and speakers to listen to the presentation. System requirements for GoToWebinar: https://support.logmeininc.com/gotowebinar/help/system-requirements-for-attendees-g2w010003

Cost?  $25 NOTIS members, $40 Non-members (Click to Join NOTIS).

Registration?  Via the NOTIS website (by October 18th)

After registering, you will receive an email confirmation; if you do not receive a confirmation, your registration did not go through. Mail-in registration is not available for this workshop.  

Refunds?  We regret that no refunds can be given after October 18th. A $10 processing fee will apply for all refunds.

CE credits? One (1) general continuing education credit is approved for: Washington AOC, Oregon Judicial Department, Washington DSHS, ATA, California CIMCE,* and Idaho AOC.*

*PLEASE NOTE: To receive California CIMCE or Idaho AOC credit, you must attend the entire live webinar. You will not receive credit from watching the recording.

Certificates of Attendance will be awarded only to registrants who watch the entire webinar, either the live broadcast or the recording. You may watch or re-watch the webinar as many times as you like within the viewing period. Note: All certificates of attendance will be dated October 19, 2018.

Questions about class content? Please contact the NOTIS Webinar Committee at webinars@notisnet.org.

Questions about registration? Please contact Naomi Uchida at officemanager@notisnet.org.

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