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CCR Seminars Spring 2021 Program

  • Date:
  • Saturday April 17, 2021
  • Time:
  • 9:00am - 7:30pm Eastern Time
  • Details:
  • You have your choice of either 8 hours (approved for .8 NCRA CEUs) for $119 OR 10 hours (approved for 1.0 NCRA CEUs) for $149. 

    Both options provide NCRA & State CE credits.

  • Location:
  • In-Person Location

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  • Registration:
  • Tuesday February 23, 2021 - Wednesday April 14, 2021
  • Early Registration:
  • Tuesday February 23, 2021 - Wednesday April 07, 2021

Opening Remarks & Instructions

8:45 AM - 9:00 AM

Important introductory remarks & instructions about the webinar.

Presenter: Todd Allievi

CONSTRUCTION & ENGINEERING TERMINOLOGY (VERSION 5)

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Seminar includes discussion and review of construction and engineering terms and phrases that are verbalized during legal proceedings.  Seminar will include a comprehensive review of construction and engineering terminology which will increase a court reporter’s proficiency in producing an accurate and timely transcript by aiding their research to confirm it is the proper word, it is spelled correctly and the ability to define such terms.   In addition, the seminar will provide an interactive brief form session whereupon the presenter and all attendees will have the ability to share/create brief forms.  The learning objectives of this seminar are to increase attendees’ knowledge of construction and engineering terminology and court reporting brief forms via lecture with accompanying Power Point presentation and questions and answers.  

Presenter: Todd Allievi

PROOFREADING (VERSION 5)

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Review of common errors found in transcript production including:  Spelling, prefixes, suffixes, hyphens, dash and/or slash, compound words, idioms and catch phrases.  Seminar will include an overview of proofreading tips and techniques to improve transcript production quality.   The learning objectives of this seminar are to increase attendees’ proofreading abilities via lecture with accompanying Power Point presentation and questions and answers.

Presenter: Karen Butterfield

THE OFFICIAL RECORD (VERSION 3)

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

In this seminar, you will learn about the day-to-day responsibilities and activities of an official court reporter working in one of the nation's busiest federal courthouses.  This seminar will include the qualifications and duties necessary for an official reporter, court rules and procedures, pros, and cons of being an official, and a comparison of official reporter versus freelance reporter, reporting cases involving classified material/security clearances and other relevant official court reporting subject matter.  The learning objectives of this seminar are for attendees to learn what the responsibilities and activities of an official court reporter are via lecture with accompanying Power Point presentation and questions and answers. 

Presenter: Anthony D. Frisolone

AWOL (ADOBE WINDOWS OUTLOOK LEARNING) VERSION 4

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Adobe Windows and Outlook Learning provides an in-depth discussion and demonstration of various software techniques which when implemented will increase a court reporter’s productivity and provide added client services.  Software covered includes Adobe (pdf), Microsoft Windows and Outlook.  The learning objectives of this seminar are for attendees to learn or increase their knowledge of Adobe, Microsoft Windows, and Outlook software via demonstrative lecture with accompanying Power Point presentation and questions and answers.  

Presenter: Marek Sukiennik

Lunch

1:30 PM - 2:00 PM

Presenter: Todd Allievi

PROFESSIONALISM (VERSION 5)

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

In depth discussion of the proper professionalism that should be practiced in a court reporting environment.  Seminar will include proper attire, introductions, and client relations, to present a professional image and demeanor.  Via lecture with accompanying Power Point presentation and questions and answers, the learning objectives for the seminar are to introduce or improve attendees’ court reporting professionalism.  

Presenter: Todd Allievi

RESPECT IN THE WORKPLACE: SEXUAL HARASSMENT PREVENTION

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Detailed discussion regarding the identification and prevention of sexual harassment in the court reporting workplace.  Seminar will include hypotheticals to assist attendees to flag acceptable behavior, risky behavior, and behavior that violates workplace policies, and the importance of reporting sexual harassment.  Via lecture-based teaching with accompanying PowerPoint presentations, and questions and answers, the learning objectives for this seminar are to increase attendees’ knowledge and awareness of sexual harassment and prevention in the workplace. 

Presenter: Xan Raskin

A SOUND DECISION – VIDEO & COURT REPORTING (VERSION 2)

4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Seminar will discuss the videographer-court reporter dynamic.  Topics will include:   Proper setups, proceeding guidelines/tips, and the importance of quality audio and equipment selection to enhance the court reporter’s experience and ability to create an accurate transcript.  The learning objectives of this seminar are to improve the videographer-court reporter dynamic by increasing the attendees’ knowledge of the video process in the legal environment via lecture with accompanying Power Point presentation and questions and answers.  Video-recorded Zoom assignments will be covered.

Presenter: Daniel Macom, CDVS

INTRODUCTION TO CAPTIONING (VERSION 3)

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

In-depth presentation and explanation of the requirements of becoming a captioner.  Presentation will include the skills and qualifications that are necessary to enter the field of captioning, duties and responsibilities, available opportunities and what employers look for when hiring a captioner.  The learning objectives of this seminar are to introduce or increase attendees’ knowledge of the requirements of becoming a captioner via lecture with accompanying Power Point presentation and questions and answers.  

Presenter: Anthony D. Frisolone

BFF (BRIEF FORM FORUM)

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Detailed review and interactive discussion on brief forms used in court reporting.  The seminar will focus on all areas of law and commonly used words and phrases spoken during legal proceedings.  Attendees will have the opportunity to share and create brief forms and query the presenter regarding brief forms toward the goal of becoming a more proficient court reporter.  The learning objectives of this seminar, via lecture with accompanying Power Point presentation and questions and answers, are to increase attendees’ knowledge of court reporting brief forms with the goal of becoming a more proficient court reporter.

Presenter: Todd Allievi