Saturday, December 5, 2020
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
0.3 Professional Studies (PS) CEUs
Presenters: Arlyn Anderson and Libby McKnight, Eileen Forestal, and Omoyele Thomas See Bios
Share the Method workshops for both mentees and mentors will consist of three 50 minute presentations, incorporating perspectives from both national and international interpreters as well as both hearing and Deaf interpreters. These presentations will touch on the topics of peer mentoring and the benefits it may have both personally and professionally, gaps within mentoring for CDIs/DIs and proposed improvements, and supervision and its place within an interpreters career.
Each presentation will serve to enhance participants' understanding of the topics of peer mentoring, mentoring for CDIs/DIs, and professional supervision.
Peer Support and Consultation Project For Interpreters
Co-presented by Arlyn Anderson and Libby McKnight
This presentation will provide participants with an overview of the Peer Support and Consultation Project for Interpreters (PSCPI) model of facilitated peer mentoring. In this brief experiential presentation participants will explore the connection between personal wellbeing, self-knowledge and professional effectiveness which are at the core of PSCPI groups. Through lecture and group activities, the presenters will provide examples of the transformative potential of courageous sharing and generous listening in a supportive professional context.
By the end of this session, participants will be able to:
Gaps in Mentoring for C/DIs
Presented By: Eileen Forestal
This presentation will focus on mentoring and Deaf interpreters through the sharing of research-based information on Deaf interpreters’ perspectives on mentoring, either as a mentor or mentee. Attendees will learn about theoretical foundations that serve to guide a reframing of mentoring as a transformative, collaborative practice, full of energy and driven by success. The presenter will also discuss technique enhancement, from a multidimensional perspective, that will support mentors in guiding their mentee to a deeper level of balance between the work of interpreting and life.
By the end of this session, participants will:
Presented By, Guest Speaker: Omoyele Thomas
Presented in British Sign Language (BSL) and Interpreted in ASL
This presentation will be an exploration of individual's experiences regarding professional supervision. This will include functions of supervision, necessary preparations, what to expect from a professional supervisor, and how to find a professional supervisor. In addition, participants will identify their current support system to see where additional support can be found as needed.
By the end of this session, participants will:
CEUs & CMP Sponsor Information
While PCRID is hosting the Share The Knowledge conference, CEUs are being processed by the Center for Independent Living, 2709 Art Museum Drive, Jacksonville, FL 32207, phone: 904-399-8484 ext 607 (v). For questions regarding Conference CEUs, you may email the PCRID Conference committee at email@example.com with any CEU related questions until 12/11/2020. Please use the subject line “Share the Knowledge CEU Question.”
In order to receive CEUs, conference attendees will be required to submit their RID information (name, RID #, city/state) via an evaluation form distributed after each workshop. Attendees have until 12/11/2020 to complete these forms.
The PCRID 2020 Annual Conference Share The Knowledge CEU Team will share the evaluation form responses with our CMP Sponsor, the Center for Independent Living Jacksonville, who will then submit this information to RID.
In an effort to maintain integrity in the CMP process, the Share the Knowledge CMP Team will be taking screenshots of the participant lists periodically throughout each workshop. Doing so will ensure that those requesting CEUs via the evaluation form have attended each workshop in full.
Accessibility and Non-Discrimination Statement
PCRID believes in making Share the Knowledge accessible. Share the Knowledge will be presented in American Sign Language (ASL) on a virtual platform, Zoom. Each of our presenters have been given clear instructions on how to dress and maintain a clear background while presenting on Zoom. If you have any questions or a request for reasonable accommodations, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line “Reasonable Accommodation Request” and our Team will be in touch.
PCRID believes in providing a safe learning environment for all participants. We do not allow for discriminatory behavior. Should you be a witness or experience discriminatory behavior while attending the PCRID “Share the Knowledge” conference, please contact PCRID President Traci Ison at email@example.com or Vice President Antonio Burkett at firstname.lastname@example.org.