NAJIT Academy Past Webinars

November 2018

Live Interpreter Skill Building Webinar: The Interpreter 3 Zones

Presenter: Agustín Servin de la Mora

Date: November 14, 2018

6 PM – 8:30 PM Eastern

Overview: Are you frustrated? Do you feel stuck? Do you want to “get better” but have not succeeded despite your best efforts? Then this presentation is for you. Join Federally Certified Agustin De La Mora in this fast-paced interactive webinar to help you get over the hump. Find out how a simple change of paradigm explained through the concept of the interpreter 3 zones, will propel you to new levels of performance – and yes, perhaps happiness. This is a language-neutral skill-building seminar for interpreters of all levels.

Continuing Education Units (CEUs) Approved: 3 in Florida, 2.5 credits in Delaware, Iowa, Idaho, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Wisconsin. **California: California is approved as a self-paced webinar only. You may attend the live event or watch the recording. In order to receive your certificate of attendance you must complete a short quiz.

*NOTE: There are 100 lines available for participants. Registration is available on a first come, first served basis. You must join the live webinar and attend the entire session to receive a certificate of attendance. Reserve your spot today!

Agustín Servin de la Mora is the president of DE LA MORA Interpreter Training. He was born and raised in Mexico City, Mexico, and has been a professional freelance and staff interpreter for the last 28 years. He was the lead interpreter for the Ninth Judicial Circuit for over a decade and served as member of the Project Advisory Committee responsible for the creation of the National Standards for Healthcare Interpreter Training Programs for the NCIHC. He is a state- and federally-certified court interpreter, as well as a certified medical interpreter. He has been a consultant for the Administrative Offices of the State Courts, conducting orientation seminars and advanced skills workshops for interpreters in at least 15 states. He has been featured as a speaker and presenter in several national conventions, including those of NAJIT, ATA, IMIA, and NASCA.


$30 for Members

$65 for Non-Members

CEU’s Offered: Yes. A certificate of attendance will be provided to those that join the live webinar and attend the entire session.

May 2018

Professional Jargon for Interpreters

Presenter: Aimee Benavides

Date: Saturday – May 5, 2018

1 PM – 2 PM Eastern

Overview: Whether new to the field or highly experienced, all interpreters need to know the basic jargon used in the field to be able to share ideas, learn from each other, and participate fully in the profession. As the inaugural webinar of the NAJIT Academy, this webinar will offer a refresher course in the foundational skills and terms in the field, such as syntax, register, decalage, modes of interpreting, and other terms that are commonly used in interpreting courses, webinars, as well as on online forums. While covering important topics, the webinar is designed to be entertaining and fun!

*NOTE: There are 100 lines available for participants. If you are unable to join you will receive a recording of the webinar that will be available for 10 days after the event. Register to reserve your spot!

Aimee Benavides is a Federally Certified and California Court Certified Spanish Interpreter. She has over 16 years of experience as an interpreter having been a full-time staff interpreter and currently as a freelance interpreter. She lives in Central California with her husband and 2 children. She is passionate about the profession and enjoys seeing all that can be accomplished when we work together. She states that the keys to success both for individual interpreters as well as the association include education, specialization, diversification, marketing, appropriate use of technology and outreach to clients including Bench and Bar.


Free for Members

$20 for Non-Members

CEU’s offered: No