Course description: Clear guidance on how to assess your skills and performance as an interpreter through self-recording, reflective practice and structured feedback.
Course length: 1.5 hours
Certification Commission for Healthcare Interpreters: 1.5 CCHI CE hours
International Medical Interpreters Association: 0.15 IMIA CEUs
Washington State Department of Social Health Services: 1.5 DSHS CECs
Maryland Court Interpreter Program: 1.5 CE credits
Ontario Council on Community Interpreting: 1.5 OCCI PDUs
After completing this course, you will be able to:
Explore the concept, meaning and application of self-assessment and reflective practice for interpreters.
Create a baseline self-recording to monitor your interpreting accuracy, pace, delivery and performance.
What you will get:
Your video host: Daniel Sanchez
2 audio recordings of interpreter performance
3 role plays in 9 language pairs (2 medical, 1 educational)
2 role-play self-assessment exercises
Sections to download and study from The Community Interpreter®: An International Textbook and The Medical Interpreter: A Foundation Textbook for Medical Interpreting
Course completion certificate
How this lesson will improve your practice:
You will gain tools for reflective practice and how to assess your own interpreting performance as objectively as possible in order to improve it.
You will use strategies to avoid judging yourself too harshly or gently.
You will learn to assess recordings of your interpreting using forms and tools that can enhance your practice.
You will gain a better understanding of why interpreter self-assessment is essential for quality performance.