Mentoring, Individual and Group Sessions
1:1, Group Sessions, or Individual and Group Sessions
- Language mentors and consultants are referred on an individual basis, as requested and paid for separately. Referrals to individual sessions with any faculty start with one appointment with Kendra Keller to outline goals and study plan.
- Individual Mentoring Appointments: In person or online, via video. Includes online discussion, reviewing of videos submitted for diagnostic feedback, establishment of goals , tasks and timelines. Fee: as quoted by individual faculty
- Establishment of individual professional development plans
- Group skill development work on specific features of language and processed interpretation in both ASL and English; separate study groups available for preparation for certification exams
- Case presentation / case discussion groups for ethical review/practice
- Access to mentors for individual consultations as part of group process
- Structured, pro-active and constructive feedback
- Goal setting for certification
- Time lines for tasks and skill development
- Professional Development Plan
- Skills development based on individual needs
- Referral and/or co-mentoring with a language mentor
- Methodology for self-assessment of competencies
Supervision Group for Working Interpreters
Upon completion of the initial 4-hour “Core Training”, your are eligible to join a supervision group for case discussion. Groups are 6 two-hour sessions. In person or online discussion groups are available.
- Training in case presentation
- Group analysis and discussion for support, validation and development of professional judgment
- Guidance for identifying ethical, linguistic, setting, personnel and other factors
- Professional development in situational analysis and decision-making
Discounts available for interpreters who register for 1:1 sessions and group sessions plus supervision. Special arrangements made for deaf interpreters and hearing interpreters who do peer mentoring or language consulting work.