Deaf Events in Los Angeles

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Interpreter training/workshops

Interpreting webinars/workshops shown here are not on the Deaf.LA Calendar. (Exception: panel discussions related to community and culture.)

See the Calendar for cultural and entertainment events.


All times are adjusted to Pacific Time.  Currently, these are all virtual workshops.


6/18, 8:00-4:00  Educational Interpreting:  How Do I Improve My Scores

6/18, 9:00-2:00  Beyond Compassion Fatigue:  Five Interpreter Traumas and…
(in English)

CLOSED 6/19, 4:00-6:30 How to Get Out of the Tunnel Vision Trap (DeafBlind presenters)

6/21  Begin CCSLI Summer Series

FULL 6/22 thru 8/10, Wednesdays 3:00-5:00 Getting Real with Imposter Syndrome
(1.6 PS CEUs)

6/23, 3:00-5:00  Understanding Deaf Cultural Trauma and How It Affects Our Work

6/25, 9:00-12:00 Intervention Techniques with Language Deprivation
(in English with ASL interpretation)

6/25, 9:00-2:00  Beyond Compassion Fatigue:  Five Interpreter Traumas and…
(in ASL)

6/28, 4:00-6:00 (Trix) Medical Intepreting: Side Effects and Symptoms

6/29, 9:00-1:00  Beyond Fiddler on the Roof: A Year of Jewish Holidays

7/08, 3:00-6:00  The EIPA Process w.Jodi Upton

7/10, 9-11:00  Getting Dramatic About Interpreting (Crom)

7/15, 10:00-2:00  Intro to Legal Interpreting:  Staffing and the Arraignment Process 

7/30, 9:00-11:00 (in English) Language Access Laws in the U.S.

8/13, 8:00-4:00 (Trix)  Women’s Health & Wellness

8/19, 4:00-6:00  Best Practices in Medical Interpreting

8/25, 4:00-6:00 Intro to Performance Interpreting

10/21, 3:00-6:00  Elevate Voicing: Raise Your Voicing to the Next Level



GAP Mentorship Institute for educational interpreters
Terp Polish 1:1 Online Mentoring

Interpreter as Accomplice 10 monthly sessions on the 9th, 6-7:30pm PST

CGKE Prep course w. Shona Magee (Mondays, 4:00-6:00, March 14-May 16)

CCSLI Summer Series  June 21-August 13

AALB ASL Medical Interpreter Training (60 hours)  Check back for 2022 course offerings!

Advanced Fingerspelling/Immersion Labs for Interpreters  (Deaf mentors, Lisa Cryer) 5-week sessions in Jan/Feb, Feb/March, & April/May

Educational Interpreting and Ethics (Jan 24-Feb 27.  Check back for future offerings.)

MHIT August 2022 


Ongoing offerings

Deaf Action Center

Diversity Academy

Bethany Gehman – Sexuality education

Trix Bruce  NMS, Semantics, Classifiers, English Idioms, Medical Interpreting, Biology, PPO, Sex Ed interpreting

CWood Professional Development


ASLIS weekly workshops  (discounted rate for ASL/ITP students)

Deliberate Practice Group for newer interpreters working toward certification. Wednesday afternoons

IMI – Bilingual Mediation Center

RID Continuing Education Center  

True-Biz ASL trainings:
Hearing interpreters/HITO
Deaf interpreters/DITO

Zaboosh  -monthly webinars, bi-annual conference

CEUs On-the-Go


Monthly Book Club



Healthcare Interpreter Certification Test Prep

Understanding Childhood Trauma  (free resource; not about interpreting)

Show Me the Music:  A Musical Theory for Artistic Interpreting

The Premise, The Process, The Practice

ASLIS CEU’s On Demand

ASL Learn

Medical Self-Study
Body Language Modules

Wink – online

EIPA courses (self-study)

CATIE Center
Behavioral/ Mental Health
Domestic Violence (limited access)
Trauma-Informed Approach
Behavioral Health: Intersectionality
Deaf/Hearing Teams
Translation Process ASL to English
Deaf  Perspectives on Translation
NIC Performance Prep, including mock exam

Atypical Language Modules Webinars
Unfolding Scenarios

ProTactile/DeafBlind interpreting DBI

The Insightful Interpreter
Behind the Scenes with a Deaf and Hearing Team
Voicing: Strategies for Growth
Consumer Orientation 101



Southern California RID


1)  Health/medical

Deaf in Scrubs on FB 

Partners in Deaf Health
Facebook – PDF

Health Signs Center
Facebook – HSC 

Deaf Counseling Ctr

Medical Self-Study
Medical & Behavioral/ Mental Health



Atomic Hands
ASL Clear
ASL Signing Dictionary

Lab science – DeafTec
Math – Texas Math Dictionary,  DeafTec – math,
XtraMath (mastery of basic arithmetic)

Khan Academy Sign Language videos

Automotive, Electrical, Welding

3)  Educational
Accessible Remote Education

3)  Taxes/IRS
Taxes  part1   part 2


Recent workshops (2022)     See Page 2 for an extensive list of previous workshops.

RESCHEDULED 6/18, 9a-12:00 (Corey Axelrod) Promoting Student-Centric Learning
6/18 RESCHEDULED  From Here to There: Now What?
6/15,  4:00-6:00  English Idioms: Fun to Show All
6/14, 5:30-7:00 Think Tank Tuesdays – Honoring the Deaf Professional (Dr. Ronda Moriarty, DPT)
6/12, 4:00-6:00 DeafBlind 101 (DeafBlind presenters)
6/11, 8-10:30am  (Access Vine) Interpreters as Agents of Change
6/11, 2:00-4:00 If Life Is a Stage, I Want Better Lighting (DeafBlind presenters)
6/09, 3:00-6:00 (in ASL) Interpreting Myths: Fact or Fiction
6/05, 11a-3:00 (in English) Advanced Medical Interpreting: Ethical Practice for Interpreters
6/04, 6-9am  (CNY hosting)  P2O:  Power, Privilege, and Oppression
6/04, 10a-2:00Politics II

6/03, 2:00-5:00 Testing, Testing: 1-2-3
6/03, 8:00-12:00  (Trix)  Medical Interpreting:  Questions and Answers
6/02, 3:00-6:00  English Discourse Analysis
6/01, 8, 15, 22, 2:00-5:00  Conquer the TEP

5/28, 9a-12:00 (Corey Axelrod) Deaf Education: Advocacy vs. Empowerment
5/25, 4-6:00  (ASLIS) Trans 101 for Interpreters and the Signing Community
5/24, 3:00-6:00 (in English)  Accepting/Declining Assignments
5/22, 12-4:00  What Does It Look Like? Signing with Accuracy
5/21, 7-11am (ASLIS)  Theater Interpreting in Four Acts
5/21, 7:00-10:00 (Trix)  Medical Interpreting:  Understand Deaf Patients...
5/21 11:00-:00  (Trix)  Signs of the Times: Update Your ASL Vocabulary
5/19, 4:00-6:00  (ASLIS) HI/DI VRI Teaming
5/18, 5:00-6:00 The Gift of Imperfections (discussion)
5/17, 3:00-5:00  Professional Conversations


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