Workshop: ASL Interpreting Police Interviews

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Event Date: 
04/04/2019 (All day) to 04/06/2019 (All day)
Location: 
Justice Building
625 Marshall Street
Little Rock, AR 72201
United States

Our team at the Administrative Office of the Courts, Court Interpreter Services is pleased to present “interpreting police interviews”. This 3-day event has been developed for sign language interpreters highlighting skills that are used in any setting, but with a focus on interpreting police interviews. This 3-day session includes a mock interview, providing interpreters with the opportunity to practice the skills they have learned. The final day provides interpreters with the opportunity to participate in peer and constructive advice from the presenter. Structure will also be provided to interpreters to participate in independent study groups after the conclusion of the training. Come join us and share your experiences, learn new skills and network with your peers from across the country.

Presenters:

Kelby Brick Esq., CDI & Retired Homicide Detective Tommy Hudson

Workshop Description:

Day 1:  Introduction to police interviews from the perspective of law enforcement the process the reason goals of the interview participants various roles and responsibilities of the interpreter.

Day 2: Day two consist of mock police interviews which will provide interpreters with the experience of working with the various players involved.

Day 3: Structured self-reflective analysis of the work provided by peers and instructors. Provide structure for further development of skills pertaining to working in a legal setting.