Webinars

DPSI Online Webinars on Demand
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Webinar – Interpreting in Mental Health Settings

A 3-part webinar series to better understand interpreting in mental health settings. Suitable for volunteers, as well as professionals at all levels of experience. Content:

  • What is mental health? Causes and common mental illnesses
  • Challenges and techniques when interpreting in mental health
  • Interpreting in counselling sessions
  • Vicarious trauma
Length: 3 hours  Delivered by Phil Muriel

Access: 6 months access to watch as many times as needed!

 

Webinar – Ethics & Ethical Dilemmas

Suitable for volunteers, as well as professionals at all levels of experience interested in learning about how to deal with the ethical dilemmas that arise during assignments. Content:

  • What are ethics and the importance of ethics on the job
  • Ethical dilemmas and ways to avoid stepping outside our role
  • Codes of Conduct, Codes of Good Practice and what it all means
  • BONUS: a FREE CPD webinar when you purchase this Ethics webinar
Length: 1 hour  Delivered by Helena el Masri

Access: 6 months access to watch as many times as needed!

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FREE Masterclasses on Demand
Continuous Personal Development

We delivered 2 masterclasses to instil the importance of not only professional, but also personal development in learners as well as qualified professionals. Soft skills are paramount to professional success.

  • Dates held: 20 May and 12 August 2020
  • Content: CPD should also be about developing yourself personally
  • Delivered by: Helena el Masri with guest speaker Iman El Masri
Length: 2 hours   Access: FREE until the end of November!

 

Ethics & Ethical Dilemmas

This masterclass was delivered to assist public service interpreters in learning about how to deal with the ethical dilemmas that arise during assignments and to improve their situational management.

  • Date held: 8 July 2020
  • Content: codes of conduct, ethical dilemmas and how to deal with them
  • Delivered by: Helena el Masri
Length: 1 hour  Access: FREE until the end of November!

 

Interpreters and Vicarious Trauma

We delivered 2 masterclasses to instil the importance of being able to manage emotionally-charged interpreting assignments, to deal with stress, vicarious trauma, and to have a self-care plan.

  • Dates held: 17 June and 29 July 2020
  • Delivered by: Helena el Masri
  • Guest speaker: Claire Delaney, Cert. Prof. in Emotional Regulation
Length: 2 hours   Access: FREE until the end of November!

 

Preparing & Tips for the DPSI Exams

These two masterclass were delivered to assist learners in understanding the differences between the face-to-face exam with CIoL vs the online exam with DPSI Online, as well as the advantages of following a course.

  • Content: exam units, what to expect, avoiding pitfalls, in-person and online exam differences, preparation tips, what examiners expect
  • Delivered by: Helena el Masri
Length: 2 hours   Access: FREE until the end of November!

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The Remote Interpreter

This masterclass was delivered to assist public service interpreters in improving their remote interpreting setup, having observed a strong trend toward VRI on the client side due to the current pandemic.

  • Date held: 25 March 2020
  • Content: managing OPI, VRI and video link interpreting
  • Delivered by: Helena el Masri
Length: 1 hour  Access: FREE until the end of November!

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Past Masterclasses 

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Setting up as a Freelance Interpreter

Our masterclasses are delivered in webinar format and focus on assisting public service interpreters in adding new professional skills to their portfolio of services or in improving existing skills.

  • Date held: 26th August 2020
  • Content: how to run a successful and reputable service-based business
  • Delivered by: Helena el Masri
Length: 1 hour  Access: on-demand replays coming soon!

 

Joining the NRPSI

This masterclass was delivered to clarify any NRPSI-related doubts that newly-qualified interpreters may have. We discuss the benefits and reasons for registration with the new Executive Director of the NRPSI.

  • Date held: 3 June 2020
  • Content: how to join the NRPSI and what are the benefits benefits
  • Delivered by: Helena el Masri, with guest speaker Mike Orlov
Length: 1 hour  Access: on-demand replays coming soon!

 

Intervention Techniques

This masterclass was delivered to assist public service interpreters in their management of the triadic exchange by improving their practical intervention skills.

  • Date held: 27 May 2020
  • Content: the difference between intervening, interrupting and interfering
  • Delivered by: Helena el Masri
Length: 1 hour  Access: on-demand replays coming soon!

 

Interpreting in Court

This masterclass was delivered to assist public service interpreters in understanding all aspects of court interpreting and in improving the skills that are required on a court assignment.

  • Date held: 13 May 2020
  • Content: step by step process, who’s involved, types of interpreting, etc.
  • Delivered by: Helena el Masri
Length: 1 hour  Access: on-demand replays coming soon!

 

The Interpreter’s Role & Responsibilities

This masterclass was delivered to assist public service interpreters to manage all the challenges that arise during an assignment.

  • Date held: 29 April 2020
  • Content: introductions, confidentiality and conflicts of interest
  • Delivered by: Helena el Masri
Length: 1 hour  Access: on-demand replays coming soon!

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Impartiality for Interpreters

This masterclass was delivered to assist public service interpreters in effectively dealing with ethical dilemmas, personal bias, or requests for opinions and expertise from the service providers.

  • Date held: 15 April 2020
  • Content: why impartiality for interpreters is of the utmost importance
  • Delivered by: Philip Muriel
Length: 1 hour  Access: on-demand replays coming soon!

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Interpreting for Victims of Crime

This masterclass was delivered in a Q&A format to answer all your questions regarding our new, nationally-recognised Level 4 qualification that is exclusive to DPSI Online.

  • Date held: 27 March 2020
  • Content: why we created this new Level 4 course and what’s included
  • Delivered by: Helena el Masri
Length: 1 hour  Access: on-demand replays coming soon!

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*Product Return Policy: No refund will be issued on electronic downloads. Due to copyright law, all webinars are protected to avoid violation of copyright.