Veltri has been providing workshops for interpreters since
1985. He is a member of the Conference of Interpreter Trainers.
All of the workshops below are accredited by the RID's Certification
Maintenance Program. Contact Dan to discuss setting up a workshop in your area.
in Mental Health Settings
in mental health settings must deal with potential role conflicts and
balancing the rights of the client with the needs of the service
provider. In this workshop, we will explore the interpreting
profession and relationships between interpreters and the Deaf
community. A major portion of the workshop will be spent looking
at and practicing ways to negotiate roles and working relationships
through analyzing videotaped vignettes and role plays. These
vignettes will highlight six areas of concern for interpreters:
linguistic issues, content issues, resistance issues, staff
interpreter issues, transference, and pre- and post-sessions
between the interpreter and the therapist. We will also address
issues specific to working in hospital settings and interpreting
for psychological tests.
Sign-to-Voice: Discover the Joy
This one-day workshop explores a practical approach to team interpreting for ASL-to-English presentations. We discuss negotiating styles, preparation strategies, and monitoring performance, among other issues. Participants are divided into interpreting teams. The workshop uses videotapes as well as invited guests from the Deaf community to provide presentations in ASL.
is a one-day workshop, co-taught with Patty Lessard, on how
to effectively work with another interpreter in stressful situations.
We explore viewing the team as not only the interpreters but
also the Deaf and hearing consumers involved. Participants are
divided into interpreting teams and videotapes are used for
For more information or to schedule a workshop for your
organization, contact Treehouse Video.