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  • Interpreting in Educational Settings – Open Forum

    $0.00 (member price: $0.00)

    Come and join the Interpreting in Education Settings sub-committee to network, catch-up and socialise.

    A great opportunity to meet the committee, share strategies, celebrate successes, and importantly – let us know what we can do for you!

    Catch-up with colleagues and meet some new ones, from all over Australia!

    Date: 14 June

    Time: 6pm AEST

    Via Zoom


    NAATI PD Points1.4 - 10 points
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  • Canberra Quarterly Quandary – May 2021


    Calling all interpreters in Canberra and the surrounds. Come to our quarterly catch-up to discuss a quandary, all things interpreting and most importantly, catch up with your fellow interpreters.

    Do you have a hot topic, interesting scenario or something that was just weird that you want to discuss – let us know!


    NAATI PD Points2.19 - Ethics (10 Points)
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  • ASLIAQ 2021 May General Meeting

    $0.00 (member price: $0.00)
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    NAATI PD Points1.6 (10 Points)
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  • ASLIA (WA) 2021 Back to Basics

    $80.00 (member price: $40.00)

    Are you feeling a bit rusty with interpreting fundamentals? Just starting out and a bit overwhelmed?

    Come join ASLIA (WA) as we unpack a full day workshop on:

    • Working with tandems,
    • Demand-Control Schema, and
    • Vicarious Trauma,

    and instantly feel in the zone.

    Plenty of time for colleague discussions and getting down to the nitty gritty.

    We will be at Mt Claremont Community Centre from 10am – 3pm on the 29th May.

    Member prices: $40, Non-member prices: $80.

    This workshop is worth 10 points towards NAATI recertification section 1.4

    NAATI PD PointsNAATI recertification category 1.4 (10 points)
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  • Recertification: Tips, Tricks and How-to

    $60.00 (member price: $30.00)

    Recertify with Ease!

    Members $30
    Non-members $60

    Presented in Auslan
    Email if Auslan-English interpretation is required.

    Recertification Category 1.5 (10 points)

    NAATI PD PointsNAATI recertification category 1.5 (10 points)
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  • ASLIAQ 2021 March General Meeting

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    NAATI PD Points1.6 (10 Points)
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  • ASLIAQ 2021 Members Book Club – April: Deafness and Dementia

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    NAATI PD Points3.10 (10 points)
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  • It’s like I am not really there- Ethical reasoning skills and the interpreting profession

    $50.00 (member price: $25.00)

    It’s like I am not really there“: Ethical reasoning skills and the interpreting profession

    Since its beginning, the sign language interpreting profession has made moral and justice claims as its raison d’etre. That is, interpreters claim to provide access to deaf people. Interpreters also claim to make decisions that claim we can empower Deaf people. Further, interpreters claim to be allies, and of recent distinction, we have raised concerns for social justice.  However, when comparing our justice claims to our typical discourse norms, interpreters appear to fall short. In an earlier presentation, these discourse norms (i.e., use of heuristics) were highlighted as theoretically problematic. In this presentation, we consider the data behind this claim.

    For decades, the Center for the Study of Ethical Development has been collecting data on how people from around the world respond to an instrument that measures moral development and ethical reasoning. This measure, The Defining Issues Test (DIT) uses ethical scenarios in combination with a rating and ranking scheme to measure a respondent’s justice-reasoning, or the ability to reason beyond the conventions and to consider cooperative, collaborative, and shareable ideals.

    The DIT was administered to a cohort of 25 sign language interpreters in the US. This presentation reports on the DIT data that suggests that our heuristics do indeed impact our ethical reasoning. Normative data for different age, educational, and professionals also show that interpreters may lag behind those individuals they work with (doctors, lawyers, etc.).


    A note from ASLIA-Q and ASLIA-NSW

    These two ethics presentations by Robyn Dean build on each other. The first one raises awareness around the interpreting profession’s habits of speech or heuristics. Although the argument is research based, including qualitative data from interpreters, it remains a theoretical argument. The second presentation expands the theoretical argument and adds an additional layer: data from a standardised instrument that quantitatively measures ethical reasoning.  Even though these presentations build on each other, they are stand-alone presentations. It is not necessary to attend the first to understand the second.

    Participants will be given an opportunity to take the DIT to receive your personal ethical reasoning score in a confidential manner. Details will be made available upon registration for either session.


    Registrations close: 18th May 2021

    NAATI PD Points2.20 10 points
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