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Keeping Your Skills Up When You're Locked Down (English with CC)(3 hrs)(Online course)

Keeping Your Skills Up When You're Locked Down (English with CC)(3 hrs)(Online course)

Regular price $35.00 Sale

RID CEUs: 0.3 PS

Cost: $35

Language: Spoken English with Closed Captions

Workshop Description:

This workshop will provide participants with practical exercises and ideas to support development of skillsets used in the field of interpreting while in the restricted environment of quarantine or limited ability to attend workshops. This workshop includes video instruction, interpreting exercises, and a reflection write-up.

Educational Objectives:

At the end of this workshop participants will be able to:

  • Identify the tools students currently have at their disposal to develop skills
  • Identify how interpreters can use social networks to support each-others skill sets;
  • Discuss how solitary review of your work can be proofed against bias;
  • Explore the participants own ideas for skill development through brain storming; and
  • Practice the use of these tools on sample texts

Presenter Bio:

Dale Boam is an attorney advocating for persons who are Deaf and a former tenured Associate Professor of Deaf Studies at Utah Valley University.  Dale presents nationally on both interpreter education and legal advocacy and is the author of many papers on interpreting and the rights of people who are Deaf including: The Physics of Processing Time; Cohesion and Orphans in Interpretation; Legal Rights of Individuals with Disabilities: Law, Deafness and Personhood; Vote: The Power is in Your Hands; Making the ADA Effective for the Deaf Community; and Serving the Client Who is Deaf.
Dale also works with arts organizations including the National Theatre of the Deaf, The Utah Opera Company, The Sundance Institute, The Wang Center for the Performing Arts, The Fulton Opera House and many other companies.

Dale grew up in Taylorsville, Utah, but has lived in Indianapolis, New York, Chicago and Boston. Dale is nationally certified as an ASL interpreter and is licensed to practice law in both Utah and Massachusetts.  Dale was on the board of the 2007 Deaflympic Games and the organizing board for Deaf Studies, Today!, He is heavily involved with Deaf technology projects including and the Deaf World Library.


Full refunds will be given for all written (emailed) requests received within 30 days of purchase. No refunds will be given for requests received after that time but funds may be used toward a future Zaboosh workshop.


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Non-Discrimination Policy:

Zaboosh does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations. 

This workshop is geared toward working ASL interpreters and interpreting students and will be presented in Spoken English.

*RID credits are sponsored by Zaboosh. Zaboosh is an Approved RID CMP Sponsor for Continuing Education Activities. This Professional Studies program is offered for .3 CEUs at the Some Content Knowledge Level.

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