Church Interpreters’ Summer 8 Week Live Online Course Saturday, Feb 14 2015 

New Orleans Sign Language Services, LLC


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Church Interpreters

8 Week Online Class

This workshop will focus on church interpreting

Summer Program

Online live interactive class

April 14 – June 2

Cost: $75

(pay online)

Dr. Barbara Lovas will lead in an online interactive 8 week study, focusing on church interpreting techniques and ethics: Emphasis will be placed on religious vocabulary, terminology, ethics, and Deaf empowerment as it relates to church settings and interpreting scripture and religious music. Local Deaf will also share their feelings related to ethics and Deaf empowerment. This course will include 45mins to an 1 hour of live interactive instruction w/ a minimum of 2 additional hours of work per week; along with hands-on practices, techniques, resources, and study aids will also be provided to participants.
Scholarships are provided. CEUs will be provided.

For more information:

Barbara Lovas at bblovas1

504-722-2967 cell/text/facetime

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“Poetry in Motion” workshop Monday, Jul 5 2010 

“Poetry in Motion”

Saturday, July 17, 2010

9am – 3pm

5324 Canal Blvd, NOLA 70124

(enter the door on the 1st floor facing Hawthorne Place )


Cost: $10
Interpreters often have a hard time interpreting poetry and songs. Different techniques and skills will be discussed and put into practice during this hands-on interactive workshop.


Proper use of classifiers, handshapes, non-manuals and rhythm will be covered; with a main focus on properly interpreting the artistic feel of the poetry or song while maintaining the integrity of the poetry or song’s message.



Participants are encouraged to bring a printed copy (double spaced) of their favorite song or poem. 


Barbara Lovas, ThD

CEUs/CMPs Applied for – LRID is an approved sponsor OF CONTINUING EDUCATION UNITS for RID

For more info contact Barbara Lovas — bblovas1@yahoo, 504-722-2967 txt/cell 

Sponsored by New Orleans Sign Language Services, LLC                   

“The New Orleans Deaf Church ” Canal Blvd Baptist Deaf Church