Interpreting in Religious Settings: Skill development workshop
- Published: 06 September 2016
Have you ever found yourself interpreting in a church or a religious setting and felt out of your depth? Or are you worried about the day when you may find yourself in that situation? Whether it be a wedding, funeral, baby christening, or even just interpreting a karakia, this workshop is for you. Don't miss out on this unique opportunity to receive P.D from two very experienced Australian interpreter trainers.
This workshop will focus on the meaning behind Catholic teachings and traditions as a foundation to learning practical skills for interpreting in religious situations
Trainers: Chevoy Sweeney and Nicole Clark
Saturday 1 October 10 - 4
Sunday 2 October 9 - 12
Mary Mackillop Centre
56 Selwyn Ave
Mission Bay, Akld
Chevoy works full time as a professional level interpreter and trainer in Sydney. She has completed postgraduate studies in Auslan/ English interpreting and has extensive experience in working in a wide variety of interpreting contexts. She is currently mentoring new interpreters in the field, assisting in the coordination and teaching of a Diploma of Interpeting course and teaching on the Macquarie University Postgraduate course. She serves on the ASLIA (Australian Sign Language interpreters Association) national committee. With her husband she has recently started an interpreting booking agency in Sydney, Sweeney Interpreting.
Nicole is a professional level interpreter, and has been working as an interpreter since 2002. Previous work experience has been in community and educational settings. Currently working predominantly in corporate settings, religious settings and theatre settings, Nicole has also interpreted at national and international conferences. In addition to freelance work Nicole is employed at the Ephpheta Centre which is the Catholic Centre for the Deaf in Sydney. Nicole is currently a teacher on the Diploma of Interpreting in Sydney and is part way through her postgraduate studies in Auslan/ English interpreting.