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Deaf Interpreting Institute

Deaf Interpreting Institute: August 7 - 10 2018 with Nigel Howard at Douglas New Westminster BC

This 4-day Institute focuses on definitions, roles and responsibilities of Deaf Interpreters, Interpreting theories and ethical considerations and challenges, including applications of the Code of Ethics.

Additionally, the dynamics of co-interpretations will be discussed and practiced. There will be hands-on practice in: medical, mental health, legal and other settings throughout the week.

  • For those who live outside of the Vancouver area, please contact Nigel Howard for accommodation.  It will be free; however, it is strongly encouraged to donate a minimum of $50 which will go towards the Deaf Youth programs.  
 Course Title: Deaf Interpreting
 CRN: 21293
 Course Dates: August 7 - 10 2018 (4 days)
 Course Times: 9:00am - 4:00pm
 Location: Douglas College, New Westminter, BC
 Tuition: $525.00 (no GST)

Please contact cfcsce@douglascollege for registration inquiries.

About the Instructor

Nigel Howard works as an instructor at Douglas College in the Program of Sign Language Interpretation, and Child, Family and Community Studies (CFCS), and University of Victoria in the Department of Linguistics. He is on the Board of Editors for International Journal of Interpreter Education (IJIE) and is the World Association of Sign Language Interpreters’ (WASLI) North America Representative. Nigel provides presentations, workshops and training on varying topics/subjects around the world such as Interpreting in Medical Settings, Deaf Interpreter, Deafhood and Global Communities, interpreter professional development and so forth. Nigel has worked as a Deaf Interpreter for over 20 years in settings like: medical, mental health, legal, theatre, community, and conference – locally, nationally and internationally. Nigel is also a Deaf Interpreter for the United Nations.

 

Registration

  • To register, please call the Registration Office at 604-527-5472
  • If you already have a Douglas College Student ID, you may register online.