GTC Supervisor Institute

ASL Version of Description

The Graduation to Certification Supervisor Institute was designed for supervisors working with novice interpreters in the GTC program. Using evidence-based learning principles from Make It Stick: The science of successful learning, the institute contains 11 modules focused on the following topics:  understanding the science of successful learning, Demand-Control Schema, Role-Space, Mentoring […]

2022-01-24T13:23:08-06:00January 3rd, 2022|

Perspectives from Deaf People of Color on History of Interpreting and RID


Jerrin George moderates a panel discussion on the history of interpreting and RID with the following panelists: Ritchie Bryant, Linda Carroll, Cynthia Napier & Roberto Sandoval.

The initial video slide reads, “Perspectives from Deaf People of Color on the History of Interpreting and RID” Second line reads, “Ritchie Bryant, Linda Carroll, Cynthia Napier & Roberto Sandoval. Moderated by Jerrin […]

2022-02-14T13:38:10-06:00December 14th, 2021|

Listen Well: Engaging Black Deaf Perspectives

ASL Version of Description

This is a collection of resources with Black Deaf Perspectives in both video and written formats.  Originally created in 2020 and updated in 2021, the CATIE Center collaborated with the Black Deaf Center to curate these resources to provide novice interpreters with an opportunity to engage with a variety of Black Deaf perspectives.  For updated […]

2022-01-19T14:27:05-06:00December 13th, 2021|

Free Modules from DBInterpreting Project

DeafBlind Interpreting National Training & Resource Center logo

This month, we are highlighting resources from another RSA project that has produced resources which beneficial for people on the journey to becoming CDIs.

  • MODULE 1: THE PROTACTILE MOVEMENT (60 MINUTES, 0.1 CEUS, * 1.0 CRCC CREDITS)
  • MODULE 2: THE SEVEN PRINCIPLES OF PROTACTILE LANGUAGE (60 […]
2022-01-19T19:17:31-06:00August 30th, 2021|

Justice in July: A Canvas Course

Photo of a black man wearing a black hoodie posted in a bus stop next to a poster with the words Justice for George Floyd

The CATIE Center at St. Catherine University is about 5 miles from the site in Minneapolis where George Floyd was killed in May. Like many organizations and individuals, we have been wrestling with how best to respond […]

2022-01-19T19:30:20-06:00June 29th, 2020|

Dear White Interpreters: A Panel of Deaf Interpreters of Color

Introduction

The Panel Discussion

Facilitated by Jerrin George, this discussion includes a variety of perspectives.  You can watch the complete discussion above or you can watch segments of it based on each topic by clicking on the toggle with the topics name. Topics addressed include:

  • Introductions
  • Meaning of BIPOC
  • How to sign “black?”
  • Signs in other communities that are sometimes misused
  • […]

2022-01-23T16:32:48-06:00June 17th, 2019|

Check Your Implicit Bias

The words Extralinguistic Knowledge written over a Graphic of an open book with a dog standing on page that is covered in grass and has a road on it. Build your extralinguistic knowledge by learning more about implicit bias.

Aim

To learn about implicit bias and understand how it affects you.

Time Required for Activity: 15 minutes

Objective(s):

Interpreters will:

2022-01-23T16:56:59-06:00March 28th, 2019|

Learn about Deafhood

The words Extralinguistic Knowledge written over a Graphic of an open book with a dog standing on page that is covered in grass and has a road on it.

Build your extralinguistic knowledge by learning more about Deafhood.

This post provides you with a series of videos from Paddy Ladd, the author of “Understanding Deaf Culture: In Search of Deafhood.”

Aim

2022-01-23T16:59:23-06:00March 28th, 2019|

Understanding Cultural Dimensions

a Yellow cylinder, blue cube and red pyramid sit on top a piece of white graph paper Developed by Paula MacDonald

Aim

Interpreters work with a variety of cultures.  It is imperative that they be familiar with cultural dimensions and how they will impact cross-cultural communication. This activity will use Geert Hofstede’s cultural dimensions to orient participants to the effects culture […]

2022-01-23T18:21:08-06:00February 26th, 2019|