Entry-Level Community Interpreting Level 1 PD Short Course

From 21/04/2017 until 21/04/2017. Register by 17/04/2017. VIC 
Monash University Law Chambers, 555 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne.

This short course is an introduction to community interpreting, and covers the fundamental skills and knowledge required to work as an interpreter in Australia. Topics covered include interpreting skills and techniques, the T&I industry, NAATI accreditation and testing, memory skills, ethics and the role of the interpreter, common interpreting settings, and dialogue interpreting practice. The short course will combine presentations from experienced T&I professionals and practical interpreting exercises.

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Mental Health Interpreting PD Short Course

From 12/05/2017 until 19/05/2017. Register by 08/05/2017. VIC 
Monash University Law Chambers, 555 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne.

The short course examines the principles and practices associated with interpreting in mental health settings. Topics covered include common mental illnesses, how clinical psychologists work with clients, an overview of the mental health system, neuropsychology, working with survivors of trauma, and what constitutes best interpreting practice in these settings. The short course is composed of presentations from expert professionals in the mental health field and experienced interpreters, and practical interpreting exercises to establish best practice when working in this field.

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FIT2017: Disruption and Diversification

From 03/08/2017 until 05/08/2017. QLD 
Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre

The theme will address the dizzying rate of technological change within the industry and the current challenges it provides for practitioners, service providers and clients alike, through presentations, panel discussions, workshops, tool demonstrations and exhibition, with experts from across the globe. It will take trends and developments in the profession and put them into sharp focus for forging a pathway to the future.

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