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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)
    Date12/05/2021
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  • The Balancing Act: Navigating mindful work life balance

    $40.00 (member price: $20.00)

    The pressure of consistently delivering at a high standard, remaining impartial, managing emotions and maintaining composure are just some of the stresses interpreters face on a daily basis. Throw in all that we do outside of work with family, friends and admin… it’s no wonder we feel exhausted!

    An extra cup of coffee won’t always solve the problem, but there is another option… mindfulness.

    Members $20 / Non-members $40

     

    NAATI PD Points1.4 or 1.5 10 points
    Date06/05/2021
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  • ASLIAQ – 2021 – May – Emotional Intelligence for Interpreters

    $60.00 (member price: $30.00)

    Join ASLIAQ in for a 1/2 day session on Emotional Intelligence for Interpreters with Sarah Wheeler from the USA.  Sarah Wheeler, M.Ed., NIC-Advanced is currently working as a freelance interpreter and doctoral student. She has been working as a professional interpreter since 2007 and has presented nationally and internationally on various topics related to interpreting education, with an emphasis on emotional intelligence within the interpreting profession. Sarah is currently attending Grand Canyon University working on her second Masters in General Psychology and plans to continue to pursue Emotional Intelligence research in the field of Interpreting and Deaf and Coda Communities.

    This will be a Zoom session for Members and Non-Members on Saturday 8 May from 9:00 – 12:00.

    It will be conducted in English with Auslan interpreters.

    Proudly sponsored by Auslan Connections

     

    About Me - Emotional Intelligence ASL

    NAATI PD Points1.4 (10 points)
    Date08/05/2021
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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 president@asliawa.org if Auslan-English interpretation is required.

    Recertification Category 1.5 (10 points)

    NAATI PD PointsNAATI recertification category 1.5 (10 points)
    Date31/05/2021
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  • ASLIAQ 2021 March General Meeting

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    NAATI PD Points1.6 (10 Points)
    Date10/03/2021
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  • ASLIAQ 2021 Members Book Club – April: Deafness and Dementia

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    NAATI PD Points3.10 (10 points)
    Date10/04/2021
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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: 8th May 2021

    NAATI PD Points2.20 10 points
    Date22/05/2021
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  • ASLIAQ 2021 – “Speak and Ye Shall Find”: How Interpreting Creates Barriers in Ethical Reasoning Skills

    $40.00 (member price: $20.00)

    Part 1 – ASLIA QLD – Presented by Robyn Dean

     

    To aid in decision-making, we all use rules of thumb, or heuristics. In his book, Thinking Fast and Slow, Kahneman (2011) defined heuristics as, “simple procedures that help find adequate, though often imperfect, answers to difficult questions” (p. 98). These mental short cuts often help us as human decision-makers to think on our feet – to decide and act quickly when necessary. 

    Suppose you are offered a good deal on a car but the offer is time-limited. You may say to yourself, Carpe Diem! Or the Early bird gets the worm! Both of these heuristics are designed to compel you to take action. Or, suppose you say to yourself, “It’s better to be safe than sorry.” Alternatively, this heuristic compels you to not take action. In either case, these pithy statements help us to make and justify decisions. 

    Interpreter decision-makers are also human decision-makers and as such we have come to create our own set of heuristics. We have even come to develop a series of action-oriented heuristics (e.g., “I’m a member of the team”) and those which appear to express a limiting effect on taking action (“I’m just the interpreter). We say these to ourselves and we say them to each other. Trading heuristics back and forth, those that defend action and those that defend inaction is the most common discourse trap in the interpreting profession. It might have the appearance of an ethical analysis but it is unlikely to advance good ethical judgement. 

    This presentation addresses the common phrases that we often trade with ourselves and our colleagues and further seeks to problematise their use in the provision of interpreting services. In other words, it is one thing to make such decisions as a consumer, perhaps one that results in over- spending on a car. It is an entirely different thing for these habitually-used heuristics to impact the welfare of others – those who have put their trust in the services offered by professional practitioners. 

    Please note:

    There will be two ethics presentations by Robyn Dean which 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 (which will be hosted soon by ASLIA NSW) 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.

    This event is being gratefully sponsored by Auslan Connections.

    NAATI PD Points2.21 (10 Points)
    Date27/03/2021
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