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Voice Health for Interpreters Webinar

This event has passed. Webinar Date: 29th July 2020, 5:00pm - 6:00pm


Your vocal health and production is a workplace issue that needs to be taken care of.

Our Voice Health for Interpreters Webinar will provide you with hands on information and exercises that you can add to your daily working life to optimise your vocal health and benefit your everyday communication and message transfer.

You’ll receive a practical foundation in strategies to strengthen and optimise your voice and reduce the risk of vocal injury. Ready to learn new and actionable strategies to protect and enhance your voice at work?

Topics Covered:

  • Vocal health (hygiene) tips for to protect your voice
  • Warning signs of vocal misuse, fatigue and harm
  • Daily voice warm up exercises to protect your voice
  • Methods to reduce the risk of vocal strain and damage
  • Internal and external factors that can affect your voice
  • How to use your voice healthily to command attention, engagement and effortless sound in a room
  • How to adjust your volume, pitch, tone and pace to provide range and scope to your voice use and message.
  • Public speaking strategies
  • Strategies for vocal health and tone in the telephone interpreting and video interpreting space

Who would this be useful for?

Interpreters working in community and conference settings.

Presented/Facilitated By:

Sarah Lobegeiger de Rodriguez

Chief Speech Pathologist & Director, Voice Science

Operatic Soprano


Sarah Lobegeiger de Rodriguez 


Sarah is a qualified speech pathologist and professional operatic soprano. She holds a Bachelor of Literature, Bachelor of Music Performance, Master of Speech Pathology and Master of Opera Performance. She maintains active insight into voice care by staying up to date with latest research evidence on voice treatment. Sarah is also experienced in remediating voice for singers and performers applying a practical vocal performance knowledge alongside a creative, science-based approach to voice care, particularly for corporate clientele, presenters and performers.

Learning Goals: After completing this event you will gain:

Knowledge of:

  • How the voice works and essential factors to produce optimal voice when working in varied spaces as an interpreter 

Skills to:

  • Apply methods to reduce the risk of vocal strain and damage
  • Healthily adjust your volume, pitch, tone and pace to provide range and scope to your voice use and message.

PD Logbook

This webinar falls under NAATI PD Category 1.4 (10 Points).

A Certificate of Attendance will be issued after the webinar has passed and/or recording has been accessed.

How to Register:

Step 1. Click the 'Register' Button at the top of this event page.

Step 2. Complete your Name, Email and other contact details as required.

Please note: If you are an All Graduates Registered Interpreter or Translator, enter your unique ID into the 'All Graduates ID' for an exclusive $20 inc GST price. If you do NOT know your All Graduates ID, please contact All Graduates before completing your registration. If your ID cannot be verified, you will not be eligible for discounted rates where applicable.

Step 3. Review your details and accept the terms and conditions.

Step 4. Process payment via Credit Card allowing you to secure your registration(s) immediately. After you confirm your order you will be taken to a secure page where you can pay online.

Step 5. On successful payment, you will receive 2 confirmation emails -  with your Tax Invoice attached (1) and Event Instructions (2).

Step 6. You will also receive a second confirmation email from GotoWebinar with instructions on how to join the Webinar.

If you have any queries, please contact

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