Super 15 Hour Seminar Package #4 - 15 hours (1.5 CEUs)

Course

Session 1 Title: “Turn The Lights On”- Ethics Ethics for Court Reporters: 2.5 hours Presenter: Pam Coder, CSR This program covers how to handle various situations that arise, such as: When...

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Session 1

Title: “Turn The Lights On”- Ethics

Ethics for Court Reporters: 2.5 hours

Presenter: Pam Coder, CSR

This program covers how to handle various situations that arise, such as:

  • When and when not to interrupt proceedings
  • The videographer did what? Said what?
  • Confidential transcripts or portions thereof
  • Pro se party wants you to do what?
  • Accents, dialects, dilemmas
  • The reporter was asked to do what?
  • Timely delivery

Session 2

Title: “Grammar and Punctuation Made Easy for Court Reporters” 3 hours

Presenter: Carrie Pique, CSR

Carrie shows how to master grammar and punctuation for the working reporter by learning how to easily differentiate between commonly misused words; e.g. passed or past, affect or effect. She will also cover how to correctly punctuate while not over-punctuating.

After taking this course, you will glean a better understanding of how to put together a well-read, properly-punctuated transcript. You can have fun while working on a transcript without stressing out if you have the proper working tools and possess a great understanding of grammar and punctuation. Everyone needs a refresher.

Specific Topics:

  • Learn how to properly research material, such as in research books
  • Learn how to not be too dependent on Google
  • Hyphenation. Is it one word or two?
  • Commonly misused words

Session 3

Session Title: “Balancing Your Life With Humor for Court Reporters”

Skills for balancing your life: 4.5 hours

Presenter: Jeff Justice

If you have ever attended one of Jeff’s programs, then you know how much fun getting your CEUs can be. You’ll Discover:

  • The benefits and strategies to achieve balance
  • Laughter is still the best medicine – When to employ internal and external humor

You’ll Learn How to Use Humor to:

  • Harmonize your home and work life
  • Reduce stress
  • Reframe negative situations
  • Deal with a lack of respect
  • Move toward a balanced life
  • Reduce and prevent burnout
  • Enjoy life more

Session 4

Title: “Shoptalk”

Ethics for Court Reporters: 5 hours

Presenter: Sue McDuffie, CSR

This program covers how to handle various situations that arise, such as:

  • When to go on and off the record in depositions and court proceedings
  • How to handle interrupting proceedings
  • What to do when you can’t hear or understand
  • Responding to clients’ challenges to transcripts
  • Appropriate procedures when doing research
  • Interacting with pro se parties and nonparties
  • Billing clients and collecting money owed properly
  • Punctuating difficult and poorly said sentences and passages (including an in-depth review of all punctuation marks)
  • Handling verbatim issues (stutters, use of sic, accents, and so forth)
  • Using quotation marks with quoted or possible quoted passages
  • Depicting audiotaped and videotaped materials in transcripts
  • Dealing with issues related to the use of translators
  • Using parentheticals correctly and effectively
  • Review of homonyms

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