Webinars

DPSI Online Webinars on Demand
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Webinar Bundle - Interpreting in Mental Health Settings

A 3-part webinar series to better understand interpreting in mental health settings. Suitable for volunteers, students of interpreting 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!

Interactive Sessions
In Talks With

In Conversation with...

A series where we will be inviting qualified interpreters and translators to join us in sharing their challenges, lessons and experiences. We will make it interactive and give you the opportunity to ask questions. A fun evening for all.

  • Date: new date coming soon!
  • Content: discuss professional challenges and fun tips to inspire every interpreter.
  • Delivered by: Helena el Masri

 Length: 1 hour   Delivered by Helena el Masri & guests

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Terminology Clinic

Terminology Clinic

A series that we will will run on a monthly basis to address terminology questions in various languages.

  • Date: monthly sessions 
  • Content: legal terminology discussion
  • Delivered by: Helena el Masri and guest language tutors

Length: 1 hour  Delivered by Helena el Masri & guest tutors

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Masterclass Bundles
MC Bundle Cover - Role

The Interpreter’s Role & Responsibilities

A 3-part series delivered to assist interpreters in managing the challenges that arise on assignments. Learn to manage the triadic exchange with confidence and professionalism, improve your intervention skills, and learn how to deal with impartiality or bias.

  • Masterclass 1: The Interpreter’s Role and Responsibilities
  • Masterclass 2: Intervention Techniques
  • Masterclass 3: Impartiality for Interpreters

Length: 3 hours  Delivered by Helena el Masri and Philippe Muriel

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MC Bundle - Setting UP

Setting up as a Freelance Interpreter

A 2-part series delivered to assist interpreters in setting up a successful and reputable service-based business. Includes a masterclass to clarify 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.

  • Masterclass 1: Setting up as a Freelance Interpreter
  • Masterclass 2: Joining the NRPSI (with guest speaker Mike Orlov)

Length: 2 hours  Delivered by Helena el Masri

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CPD II

Continuous Personal Development

Two masterclasses focusing on the importance of developing not only professional but also personal skills 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: coming soon on demand

Free Masterclasses
Vicarious Trauma

Interpreters and Vicarious Trauma

Masterclasses that highlighted 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: coming soon on demand

Preparing & Tips for the DPSI Exams

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: coming soon on demand

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Remote

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: coming soon on demand

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Interpreting in Court

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
  • Delivered by: Helena el Masri

Length: 1 hour  Access: coming soon on demand

Interpreting for Victims of Crime

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: Q&A onour new Level 4 course and what’s included
  • Delivered by: Helena el Masri

Length: 1 hour  Access: coming soon on demand

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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.