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 Translation Services:       translation@citgcanada.org

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45 Sheppard Ave East Suite 900
North York, ON, M2N 5W9

©2017 BY CITG CANADA.

 

Workshop 1: Maximize Interpreter’s Career 

 

Speaker: Jia Z. 
Master English-Mandarin interpreter 

Certified Training Practitioner
CITG President

APCITG President

 

Topics:

 

1.     Interpretation certificates in general

2.     What can you do with your certificates?

3.     Introduction of top 10 Language services agencies

4.     Information on 66 language services companies 

5.     How to handle assignments as a freelance interpreter?

6.     Explore job opportunities work from home

7.     Professional Resume introduction

 

Participants must have obtained at least one of the national recognized Interpreter Certificates.

 

Fee: Member with workshop package (free)

        Regular member: $75

        Non-membership: $130

 

For more information and training schedules, please contact: 

1. send email to: inquiry@citgcanada.org for further assistance

2. Add Wechat ID: citginquiry for further assistance

 

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Workshop 2: Sight Translation Skills of Legal Documents

                      

Speaker: Linda S.                                                             
Senior Mandarin Interpreter

APCITG Workshop Instructor

APCITG Specialist                                                    

 

Topics:

 

  1. What are the challenges you have in legal sight translation?

  2. Reviewing Definition of Translation, Sight Translation, Register Language

  3. Preparing sight translation on Form 32 of Canadian Criminal Code

  4. Discussing the legal terms and procedures related to form 32

  5. Group sight translation practices 

  6. Bail Hearing transcript sight translation practice

  7. Information on LSP agencies recommended by Ontario Legal Aid


Participants must have obtained national recognized CILISAT Certificate, Community Interpreter Certificate and Canadian Legal Knowledge & Terminology Certificate

 

APCITG member with workshop package: free

APCITG regular Member: $75

Non-membership: $135 

For more information and training schedules, please contact: 

1. send email to: inquiry@citgcanada.org for further assistance

2. Add Wechat ID: citginquiry for further assistance


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Workshop 3: Knowledge of Power of Attorney Personal Property 

                      Knowledge of Power of Attorney Personal Care

 

Speaker: Jia Z. 
Master English-Mandarin interpreter 
Certified Training Practitioner
CITG President

APCITG President

 

Topics:

 

  1. What is Power of Attorney?

  2. Knowledge of terminology of Power of Attorney

      Part 1: APPOINTING YOUR ATTORNEY

      Part 2: JOINT OR SEPARATE ATTORNEYS
      Part 3: SUBSTITUTE ATTORNEY
      Part 4: AUTHORITY OF ATTORNEY(S)
      Part 5: CONDITIONS AND RESTRICTIONS
      Part 6: DATE OF EFFECTIVENESS
      Part 7: COMPENSATION
      Part 8: YOUR SIGNATURE
      Part 9: WITNESS SIGNATURES

   3. Why do we need Power of Attorney?

   4. How to do sight translation on Power of Attorney Personal Property?

   5. How to do sight translation on Power of Attorney Personal care?

   6. How to help others with your interpretation skills?

 

Participants must have obtained national recognized CILISAT Certificate, Community Interpreter Certificate and Medical Knowledge & Terminology Certificate

 

APCITG member with workshop package :free

APCITG regular Member: $25

Non membership: $50

 

Participants must have obtained national recognized CILISAT Certificate, Community Interpreter Certificate and Medical Knowledge & Terminology Certificate

For more information and training schedules, please contact: 

1. send email to: inquiry@citgcanada.org for further assistance

2. Add Wechat ID: citginquiry for further assistance

 

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Workshop 4: Simultaneous Interpretation Skills

                      

Speaker: Ms. Monica C. MIC Interpreter 

Legal Interpretation Demo:       Ms. Linda S.  Senior Mandarin Interpreter

Medical Interpretation Demo:   Mrs. Jia Z. Master Interpreter

 

Topics and schedules: April 7, repeat on July 28 and Nov 17 at the same time

 

10:00 pm - 3:00 pm 

CITG Office 45 Sheppard Ave. East 9F North York

  • SI Skills I: Shadowing  Lecture and individual practice

  • SI Skills II: Decalage  Lecture and role play

  • SI Skills III: Salami   Lecture and team practice

  • SI Skills IIII: Sight Translation Lecture and pair practice

  • SI Skills V:  Parasal reflexes Lecture and individual practice

  • SI Skills VI: Transcribe Lecture and group practice

  • SI Tips and experiences and how to apply SI study in York University and other resources

 

APCITG member with workshop package :free

APCITG regular Member:$75

Non-membership: $135 (Welcome to become a member:How)

                              

For more information and training schedules, please contact: 

1. send email to: inquiry@citgcanada.org for further assistance

2. Add Wechat ID: citginquiry for further assistance

 

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Workshop 5: Medical Terminology & Knowledge for Consecutive Interpreting

 

This workshop aims at assisting Chinese-English interpreters to become familiar with medical knowledge and terminologies; choose the correct register in medical interpretation focusing on gastrointestinal cases.

 

Speaker: Ms. Cici Z. T.

                   Certified Medical Terminology Trainer

                   Certified Community Interpreter Trainer

                   Certified Training Practitioner 

                   Ms. Monica C.

                   MIC Interpreter 

                   Medical Interpretation Knowledge & Terminology Trainer 

                   

Topics and schedules: Jun 23, repeat on Nov 24

 

Workshop includes both designed speech and interactive study. Most of the medical terms will be introduced through speech. The form of case study consists of paired exercise, interactive demonstration and comments.

 

  1. Overview of the human gastrointestinal system.

  2. key medical terms related to the human gastrointestinal system, which includes organs or body parts, symptoms and diseases, diagnoses and treatment.

  3. Four cases for demonstration and exercise.

  4. Questions and answers.

 

9:45 am– 10:00 am    Registration & Icebreaker (not counted as PDUs)

10:00 am – 10:15 am  Introduction of Human Gastrointestinal System

10:15 am – 11:15 pm  Gastrointestinal System Key Terms

11:15 am – 11:30 am  Break (not counted as PDUs)

11:30 am – 12:30 pm  Practice with Case Study

  • Dialogue 1:  Doctor visit of a patient with digestive tract symptoms                

  • Dialogue 2:  Pre-colonoscopy instruction            

  • Dialogue 3:  Telephone survey for a Hepatitis B patient 

  • Dialogue 4:  Anesthesia instruction before the appendectomy 

12:45 pm – 2:00 pm   Quiz

 

APCITG member with workshop package :free

APCITG regular Member: $75

Non membership: $135

For more information and training schedules, please contact: 

1. send email to: inquiry@citgcanada.org for further assistance

2. Add Wechat ID: citginquiry for further assistance

 

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Advanced Note Taking in Consecutive Interpretation

 

Speaker:  Jia Z. 
Master Mandarin-English interpreter 
CITG Chief Administrator of CILISAT Exam
CITG President

 

Topics:

  1. Introduce note-taking skills in general

  2. Explain how to use symbols 

  3. General abbreviations

  4. Demo note taking

  5. How to develop your own note taking system

  6. Practice note taking with scenarios

  7. Resources sharing and more practices

APCITG member with workshop package: free

APCITG regular Member: $75

Non-membership: $135

For more information and training schedules, please contact: 

1. send email to: inquiry@citgcanada.org for further assistance

2. Add Wechat ID: citginquiry for further assistance

 

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Managing Interpretation Trauma & Stress

 

This workshop aims at assisting Chinese-English interpreters to manage extremely difficult cases such as trauma, serious injury, sexual abuse, the client passed away during interpretation and other emotional tragic cases.

 

Speaker: Mr. Vince W.

                   IRB Interpreter

                   Ms. Jia Z.

                   Master Interpreter of LLS 

                   

Topics and schedules: Sep 30 3 pm - 6 pm

 

Workshop includes both designed speech and interactive study. 

 

  1. Interpretation traumas 

  2. Online assessment for individual interpreters

  3. Analysis and solutions of four cases

  4. Questions and answers.

 

9:45 am– 10:00 am    Registration & Icebreaker 

10:00 am – 10:30 am  Interpretation traumas introduction

10:30 am – 11:15 pm  Online self-assessment on topics of panic, depress, anxiety 

11:15 am – 11:30 am  Break 

11:30 am – 1:30 pm  Case Study

  • Case 1:  Person with missing human body parts               

  • Case 2:  Person dying while the interpreter is interpreting            

  • Case 3:  Mental condition 

  • Case 4:  Natural disasters  

1: 30 pm – 2:00 pm   Quiz

 

APCITG member with workshop package :free

APCITG regular Member: $75

Non-membership: $135 

For more information and training schedules, please contact: 

1. send email to: inquiry@citgcanada.org for further assistance

2. Add Wechat ID: citginquiry for further assistance

 

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Video Interpretation Skills (VIS)

 

This workshop aims at assisting Chinese-English interpreters to be aware of the differences between telephone interpretation and video interpretation. The specific skills for video interpretation will be introduced through out the workshop such as note-taking skills, multi-tasking skills, sourcing information skills and collecting mandatory data skills, avoiding side conversation skills and dealing with challenges skills. 

 

Speaker:  Ms. Jia Z.

                   Master Interpreter of LLS 

                   

Topics and schedules: May 5 10 am - 2 pm, repeat on July 7 3 pm to 7 pm

 

Workshop includes both designed speech and interactive study. 

 

9:45 am - 10: am Registration and icebreaker

 

10:00 am to 2:00 pm 

  1. Professional Video Interpreting introduction

  2. Common and ordinary skills used in video interpreting

  3. Challenging scenarios in video interpreting 

  4. Practice note taking and terms sourcing skills in video interpreting

 

APCITG member with workshop package :free

APCITG regular Member: $75

Non membership: $135 

For more information and training schedules, please contact: 

1. send email to: inquiry@citgcanada.org for further assistance

2. Add Wechat ID: citginquiry for further assistance

 

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Sight Translation Knowledge & Terminology of Real Estate Documents (STRED)


This workshop aims at assisting Chinese-English interpreters to learn hands-on sight translation skills of documents and processes of Real Estate Purchase & Sales. Special terminologies and legal terms will be introduced in Chinese and English.

 

Speaker:  Ms. Emily Z.

                    Real Estate Agent, Top 5 of Diamond Sales

                    Mandarin/Cantonese Interpreter  

 

Topics and schedule: April 28, repeat on Oct. 13, 2018

 

Workshop includes both designed speech and interactive study. 

 

9:45 am - 10: am Registration and icebreaker

 

10:00 am to 2:00 pm 

Official documents introduction and study

Explore specific terms and knowledge 

Questions and discussions about challenges discovered

Practice sight translation in groups

 

Location: 45 Sheppard Ave. East Suite 900 North York ON M2N 5W9 900 North York ON M2N 5W9

 

APCITG member with workshop package :free

APCITG regular Member: $75

Non membership: $135 

 

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Medications & Diseases Pair (MDP)

 

This workshop is designed for Medical Interpreters who like to learn more knowledge on medication pair with diseases in order to deliver their interpretation more accurately and professionally.

 

Speaker: Ms. Rebeca Z.

                   Registered Pharmacist with over 25 years of Canadian experiences

                   Native Mandarin/Cantonese speaker  

 

Topics and schedules: July 21, repeat will be scheduled

 

9:45 am - 10: am Registration and icebreaker

 

10:00 am to 2:00 pm 

Common medications used in chemo and radiation treatments 

Common medications used in mental disorders

Common medications used in urgent cares

Common medications restricted to children 

Questions and discussions

 

Location: 45 Sheppard Ave. East Suite 900 North York ON M2N 5W9

 

APCITG member with workshop package :free

APCITG regular Member: $75

Non-membership: $135 

 

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Exploring VWAP

 

We will explore the VWAP program and its relating knowledge and terminology. We will learn through case studies and raise awareness about the nature of the VWAP program for new interpreters. Also, this workshop aims to prepare interpreters for interpretation services in women shelters, police stations, and VWAP offices. It will allow interpreters to explore the mental and emotional challenges they may face while interpreting for the VWAP programs. We will have a tour in the Courtroom guided by Ms. Michele Arsenault.

 

Speakers:   1. Ms. Michele Arsenault Manager V/WAP Hastings, Prince Edward, Frontenac, Lennox & Addington

                    2. Staff speaker from the Kingston Interval House women’s shelter

                    3. Police officer from the Kingston Police Office

APCITG member with workshop package :free

APCITG regular Member: $75

Non-membership: $135 

For more information and training schedules, please contact: 

1. send email to: inquiry@citgcanada.org for further assistance

2. Add Wechat ID: citginquiry for further assistance

 

Since Oct. 2016, CITG provided hundreds of job opportunities to interpreters. Over one hundred interpreters had their dreams come true. Some of these interpreters are new immigrants to Canada and they said that this is their very first full time professional job in Canada!

Employment Full time/Part time Video Remote Interpreter 

 

Title: Video Remote Interpreter (VRI)

 

Location: Qualified to work from home office.

 

Description: The Interpreter is responsible for handling calls on demand, and renders meaning of conversations in the consecutive mode of interpretation in medical, legal settings via video.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Provide effective video remote interpreting service for consumers using company's equipment.

  • Adhere to all policies and procedures as outlined by Video Interpreting;

  • Exhibit professional behavior at all times including punctuality and preparedness for contracted time windows;

  • Demonstrate the ability to adapt quickly to new technologies;

  • Complete video and platform training and pass the internal readiness check before taking live calls;

  • Participate in ongoing quality assurance and call monitoring programs.

 

Spoken Language Qualifications:

  • Fluent and have strong verbal communication skills in both the source and target language, currently sourcing for Mandarin-English,  Cantonese-English qualified interpreters;

  • Certifications recommended such as those endorsed by CILISAT/ILISAT, Community Interpreter (CESP), Legal Knowledge and Terminology, Medical Knowledge and Terminology respectively or under training respectively;

  • Strong aptitude and passion for customer service and interpreting;

  • Respect for and understanding of LEP clients, culture, dialect and beliefs and preferences.

  • Must be L5 interpreters

 

This job opens to all Cantonese and Mandarin interpreters in most provinces in Canada.

 

Full time position with excellent Employment Benefits.

 

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Employment Full/Part time Interpreters

 

Title: L3, L4, L5 Cantonese and Mandarin Professional Interpreter (OPI)

 

Location: Qualified to work from home office.

 

Description: The Interpreter is responsible for handling calls on demand, and renders meaning of conversations in the consecutive mode of interpretation. 

 

Responsibilities:

  • The interpreter processes information quickly between speakers, recognizes sensitive cultural differences and maintains professional and courteous at all times. The interpreter uses appropriate industry terminology and understands common industry procedures and practices. 

  • The interpreter will deal with calls may involve simple or complex, non-technical or technical subjects in the following fields: Healthcare, Government, Insurance, Financial, Utilities, Travel & Hospitality, and 911, Law Enforcement, Court, and General Business.

  • Employs good customer service and communication skills as well as polite forms of expressions

 

Qualification:

Fluent in both source and target languages, excellent customer service skills, guided by employment schedules and rules.

 

Level 3  Proficiency in languages in general knowledge and vocabulary and outstanding customer service                     skills in general fields.

 

Level 4  High proficiency in languages in special knowledge and terminology and outstanding customer                         service skills in medical and insurance industries.

 

Level 5  Excellent proficiency in languages in special knowledge and terminology in the legal, medical and                   insurance industries and outstanding customer service skills. 

       

This employment position opens to all CITG interpreters and APCITG members in Toronto and Vancouver.

Full time position with excellent Employment Benefits.