Towards a Practice of Trust: Increasing trust between Deaf consumers and ASL-English interpreter practitioners

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Presented By: Dr. Laurie Reinhardt
Date: Saturday, October 16, 2021
Time: 9am-12:30pm MDT/11am-2:30pm EDT
RID CEUs: 0.3 PS
Presentation Language: ASL

Workshop Description:

The goal for this interactive shared learning space is twofold. First, the interpreter participant will become familiar with three types of trust and how these trust theories manifest in our interpreting work.  

Secondly, workshop participants will engage in practical activities designed to integrate trust-building techniques which participants can immediately incorporate in their work.

Activities include self-reflection, pair sharing, small group work, large group content presentation and discussion. 

Workshop Objectives:

As a result of attending this workshop, participants will be able to:

  1. Identify three types of trust: relational, calculus, and swift
  2. Identify three antecedents of trust: Ability, integrity, and benevolence 
  3. Explore how to incorporate the three antecedents of trust into their daily work 

            Presenter Bio:

            Laurie R. Reinhardt, PhD., CSC, NIC-A, SC:L has been an ASL-English interpreter practitioner, business owner, and educator for over 40 years. Dr. Reinhardt recently earned a PhD. from Gallaudet University’s Department of Interpretation and Translation.  Her dissertation study was the culmination of trust theory research she began during her MA studies at Western Oregon University.


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