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Friday, September 27, 2019

9:30 AM - 4 PM

Format: 6 hours

Instructor: Pablo Sune MTBC

6 CIMCE Credits For Court Interpreters

6 Credits* For Medical Interpreters

IMIA ID#: 18-1201

IMIA ID#: 19-1121: (Advanced Vocal Care Techniques)

CIMCE #: L5009

Cost: $150.00

Vocal Care For Interpreters


This workshop, instructed by Pablo Suñé, Board Certified Music Therapist, will offer interpreters, the opportunity to understand the causes of voice care problems related to misuse in the professional practice. Interpreters will also have an opportunity to participate in progressive muscle relaxation and diaphragmatic breathing exercises as well as analyzing their voices in the recording studio. In this workshop, interpreters will acquire the basic skills to prevent voice problems.

Many interpreters in California who already attended our “Voice Care for Interpreters” class have been experiencing the benefits of participating in this continuing education seminar that we offer since 2013.

In this workshop, we will have more time to enjoy this wonderful workshop enjoying more activities, warm-ups, progressive muscle relaxation, inter-costal breathing exercises, and our favorite part of the seminar: analyzing your voice in our recording studio. You will have the opportunity to analyze your voice in a recording studio as you play fun and educational activities with your colleagues.

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Sat. September 28, 2019.

9:30 AM - 4 PM

Format: 6 hours

Instructor: Carina Licovich PhD.

6 CIMCE Credits For Court Interpreters

6 Credits* For Medical Interpreters

IMIA ID#: 19-1084
CIMCE #: L5011

Cost: $150.00

The Human Rights Of Older Persons and The Challenges of Interpreting


This course examines issues concerning communication through a particular focus on interpretation between court and medical interpreters and elderly people of different ethnic and linguistic backgrounds.

The human rights of older persons is an issue that is beginning to garner international attention, partly as a result of the demographic importance of that population.

Elderly migrants who do not speak the official language of their host country have increased every year. This entails major challenges to ensure good communication and avoid communication barriers that can be overcome by the use of adequate interpreter services.

In order to explore interpreter practice in the context of multilingual elderly environment, it is important to consider organizational framework and cultural competence, cultural knowledge, and beliefs.


Sun. September 29, 2019.

9:30 AM - 4 PM

Format: 6 hours

Instructor: Pablo Sune MTBC - Carina Licovich PHD.

6 CIMCE Credits For Court Interpreters

6 Credits* For Medical Interpreters

IMIA ID#: 19-1083
CIMCE #: l5010

Cost: $150.00

Interpreting People With Developmental Disabilities


People with developmental disabilities exhibit difficulties to communicate their needs verbally. This course will provide interpreters an opportunity for understanding developmental disabilities and the communication obstacles in communication.

The purpose of this course is to provide awareness training about the particularities of interpreting people with developmental disabilities by helping interpreters understand the importance of addressing language barriers. An interpreter working with this population must effectively communicate information according to the language level of the client. There are many aspects to the interpreter’s job that require more than simply conveying what words and grammar say.


This seminar offers up to 18 CIMCE credits for Court Interpreters and 1.8 credits for Medical Interpreters for those attending three days. Or you can also enroll for one or two days only.

Registration September 2019 Seminar

Full Seminar (3 days) $450.00

2 Days Only $300.00

1 Day Only $150.00

Friday, Sept 27: Vocal Care For Interpreters

Saturday, Sept 28: The Human Rights of Older People

Sunday, Sept 29: Interpreting For People With Developmental Disabilities

9:30 AM - 4:00 PM

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Carina Licovich MS, Ph.D.

As Chief Child Development Officer, Carina Licovich maintains the integration of a child development focus across the agency and oversees all of WCC’s early education programming, including contracts with the California Department of Education and a federal Early Head Start program. Formerly WCC’s Early Education Development Director, Carina provides supervision and support to ensure quality control for children and their families who receive services at our early education center, in our network of licensed family childcare homes, and in individual family homes. She continues to deepen the culture of professional development within our early education programs thanks to her extensive child development and psychology training.

She specialized in at-risk patient supervision in pediatric units in several hospitals and private practices and taught classes in psychology, psychoanalysis, human resources, and child development and theory at Pacific Oaks College in California; El Salvador University and Kennedy University in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

She holds a PhD in Clinical Psychology from El Salvador University and a Master’s in Clinical Psychology from Kennedy University.

Pablo Suñé MTBC

Pablo Suñé is a Board Certified Music Therapist, Executive Director at Dinjes Music Therapy. In 2002, he founded Dinjes® Music Therapy Center, an organization that provides therapy to persons with developmental disabilities through music and the Arts. At Dinjes® Music Therapy Center, Pablo developed a program to provide effective music therapy workshops to interpreters, teachers and voice professionals. By incorporating these techniques, they can expand their communication skills while at the same time improving their skills when performing in front of an audience.


Refunds are issued only if notice of cancellation is received one week prior to the applicable workshop date. A cancellation fee of $10.00 is charged for all cancellations.

“Application has been approved by Judicial Council for Court Interpreter Minimum Continuing Education Credit and the International Medical Interpreters Association for IMIA and NBCMI continuing education credits."

  • * Course grants 0.6 CEU’s For Medical Interpreters what is equal to 6 hours of continuing education credits.