Trauma Informed Interpreting Workshop 11/5/16 – Houston


Trauma Informed Interpreting:

From Ethics to Excellence!

Presented by: Malibu Barron

Date: November 5, 2016
Time: 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM


This course is designed to prepare ASL interpreters for interpreting in investigate, medical/forensic or social service settings where issues of domestic violence or sexual assault may be discussed. This dynamic workshop will be taught in ASL, and will include a mixture of presentation, role play and hands on activities, and in depth discussion.

Throughout the workshop, interpreters will actively explore considerations for managing the ethical dilemmas that can arise when interpreting in these highly sensitive circumstances. The work so will be provide an overview of the dynamics of violence in the Deaf community, understanding the iomplexities of trauma and secondary trauma, self care considerations for interpreters, ethical dilemmas, strategies to exercise professional boundaries and manage confidentiality and conflicts of interest, approaches to avoid victim blaming terminology, and use of best practice terminology and signs.


Cost: $50.00
ITP Students: $25.00

0.6 RID/BEI Ethics CEU’s available

CAAG is an approved RID CMP sponsor for continuing education activities. The professional Studies program is offered for 0.6 CEUs at the Some Content Knowledge Level.

Houston Community College
Central Campus
1300 Holman
Houston, Texas 77004
San Jacinto Building
Room 112

Space limited to 30 participants

Co-hosted by the HCC Interpreter Student Association (ISA)

Email: [email protected]

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