MasterWord's Deaf/Hard-of-Hearing Team Presents:

Virtual Summer Institute

MasterWord's Deaf/Hard-of-Hearing Team Presents:

Virtual Summer Institute

MasterWord Services is thrilled to provide our first virtual summer institute. With limited access to in person training due to the current pandemic, MasterWord is offering this opportunity for interpreters to earn required CEUs. Available are five (5) different topical workshops. These are available al la carte or as a bundle at a discounted rate. We hope you will join us for one of these trainings. See you there!

Workshops Offered

Mental and Behavioral Health:
Biases, Stigmas and Prejudices in Mental Health Settings

Presenter: Debbie Stufflebean   |   Date: 6/13/2020   |   Time: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM   |    Price: $70.00

This workshop is designed to prepare Interpreters who want to become knowledgeable of the Mental/Behavioral Health (MH/BH) Interpreting.

Advanced Self Care Tools for Interpreters

Presenter: Ludmila Golovine   |   Date: 6/27/2020   |   Time: 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM   |    Price: $35.00

This workshop provides tools that can help identify and examine triggers leading to vicarious trauma impacting the wellbeing and performance of service professionals.

Introduction to Interpreting in the Texas Courts

Presenter: Graciela Zozaya   |   Date: 7/11/2020   |   Time: 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM   |    Price: $35.00

This workshop will provide participants with information about the basic role of the interpreter in legal proceedings, as well as the proper protocol that is to be used inside the courtroom.

Let's Discuss! Reflections on Deaf Interpreting:
A Panel of Deaf Interpreters - ASL ONLY

Presenter: M. Cody Francisco   |   Date: 7/25/2020   |   Time: 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM   |    Price: $35.00

This panel will highlight they journey of Deaf Interpreters as they engage in dialogue and reflect on their journey into the profession of interpreting.

Meta & Applied Ethics: Discourse and Self Analysis - ASL ONLY

Presenter: Cory McMahon   |   Date: 8/8/2020   |   Time: 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM   |    Price: $35.00

This workshop will increase interpreter’s awareness of the complex process that is ethical decision making.

Meet the Presenters

Debbie Stufflebean

Ludmila Golovine


M. Cody Francisco


Continuing Education

24 Total Hours of Continuing Education for RID and BEI

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Interpreting in Mental Health

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