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. 

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

Deliberate Practice Group Series 4 2022  Wednesdays 3:00-5:00, 9/28 thru 11/02


9/26, 4:00-7:00  (Ricky Rose) Supporting Deaf Culture in the Public Schools

9/29, 4:00-6:00   I Need More Space!: Grammar in Space

10/01, 9:00-12:00 (Wink) Modeling Visual Language in the Classroom

10/01, 9:00-12:00  CCRID  What’s Up? series

10/01, 7a-2p  Children’s Interpreters Virtual Symposium (spoken language)

10/01 & 10/08, 9:00-12:00 Trauma Informed Interpreting for Deaf DVSA Survivors

10/02 & 10/09,  7:00-2:00  Conquer the TEP: ….Comprehension

10/03, 2:30-6:30   Medical Ethics

10/06, 4:00-6:00 (B. Jarashow) Audism and Linguicism

10/07 & 10/08  SLS Conference

10/07, 2:00-5:00  (Corey Axelrod)  Cultivating DHH Students’ Social and Emotional Growth

Wednesdays 10/12, 19, 26,  4:00-6:00  Interpreting for Language Deprived Students

10/11, 5:30-7:00  Honoring the Deaf Professional

10/14, 2:00-5:00 Another Adult in My Classroom

10/14, 4:00-6:00 HCSC Workshop: The New ASL Police Pt 2

10/15, 10-2:00  Intepreting Politics: The Congress and The Court

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

10/28, 2:00-5:00  Broadening Our Definition of Bilingualism

11/03, 3:00-6:00  Lost in Time, Lost in Translation

11/05, 6am-3p  Advanced Medical Interpreting:  The Process and the Science

11/05, 6am-3p  Advanced Medical Interpreting: The Mechanics and the Switcharoo 

11/11, 2:00-5:00 (Corey Axelrod)  Don’t Be Mad If I Don’t Look

11/18, 2:00-5:00  Tears to Fears…Affect in the English Product



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

CCSLI ASl Deaf Mentor Chat  Sept. 12-Dec. 12  (14 weeks)

Foundations Framework A, Framework B

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

Advanced Skill-Focus/Immersion Labs for Interpreters  (Lisa Cryer, Deaf mentors) 7-week sessions 
Wed. or Thurs. 4:00 Pacific,  Thurs. 5:00 Pacific

SIU course offerings:
Educational Interpreting and Ethics
Idioms, Slang, Ethics, etc. (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.


9/01, 3:00-6:00  It’s Not the What, It’s the Why

9/07, 4:00-6:00  (Crom)  Translating Children’s Stories

9/08, 4:00-6:00 (ASLIS)  When Remote Interpreting Isn’t the Solution..Advocating for Best Practices/Equitable Access

9/09, 2:00-5:00  (Corey Axelrod) Promoting Student-Centric Learning

9/10, 8:00-12:00 (Trix)Medical Interpreting: Questions and Appointments

9/10, 9:00-12:00What Did I Just Sign?

Wednesdays 9/14-10/26, 5:30-7:30  Getting Real With Imposter Syndrome

Mondays 9/12-12/12, 4:00-6:00 ASL Deaf Language Mentor Chat & Collaborative Practice 

9/14, 4:00-6:00 Examining the Environment

9/15, 3-5:30  The Body of Our Work

9/15, 4:00-5:00  Jewish High Holidays crash course

9/17, 8:00-12:00 (Trix)  Discourse Mapping...

9/17, 8-12:00 Level Up: Working from Sign Language to Spoken English

9/17, 9:00-1:30 Mediation:  A New Niche for Interpreters
(not ASL specific)

9/17, 10:00-2:00  Acting Tools for Terps

9/17, 11:30-1:30  Medical Interpreting:  Side Effects and Symptoms

9/23, 4:00-6:00  Real and Model Space

9/23, 2:00-5:00  Conquering Fingerspelling Fears

9/23-9/24 Scarlett’s Park Conference on CHARGE Syndrome
9/23  Trix
9/24 Trix
9/24, 7:00-1:30  Test: A Four-Letter Word

8/20, 9:00-12:00  Making English Tangible (Wink)
Student rate available for all ASL OWL workshops

8/21, 10:00-2:00  Intro to Legal Interpreting: Staffing and Arraignment Process

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

8/27 8:00-12:00 Interpreting for Infant and Pregnancy Loss (not ASL specific)

8/27 9:30-1:30 (Wink) Fingerspelling:  Prescription vs. Description

8/31, 4:00-6:00  (Wink) Modeling Visual Language in the Classroom

8/10  The EIPA Process

8/10-9/28 Wednesdays 4:00-6:00  TEP Prep course

8/11, 3:00-6:00 Finding Your Superpower

8/11, 4:00-6:00 Seven Deadly Sins of Interpreters

8/13, 8:00-12:00  Imposter Syndrome

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

8/13, 9:00-12:00 Roadmap to the BEI Certification

8/17, 3:00-6:00 (ASLIS)  Where in the World is Crom Saunders?

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

8/19, 4:00-6:00 & 8/20 8:00-10:30am  Conquering the TEP

8/08, 8/10, 8/12  Trauma-Informed Interpreting With Children
8/08  The EIPA Process
8/06, 9:00-12:00  Self-Talk for Interpreters: Succeed Without the Suck
8/06, 10-2:30  (in English)  A History of the English Language 
8/06, 5-7:00 Impartiality While Interpreting Healthcare for LGBTQ Community
8/06 1:00-3:00 Space Walk:…Tracking and Using Depiction
8/4, 3:00-6:00 (ASLIS) The 5 C’s of Effective Team Interpreting

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

[7/30, 9-10:30  Monkeypox Town Hall (Dr. Lorne Farovitch)]
Recorded Livestream 

7/30, 8:00-12:00(Trix) Medical Interpreting: Expansion in ASL Medical Terminology
7/28, 4:00-7:00 Conference Interpreting
7/27, 4:00-6:00  I Need More Space!:  Spatial Templates
7/23, 7:00-10:00am Practical Strategies to Fight Unconscious Bias
7/15-7/17  Terp Academy Summit
(Attend live or up to 3.0 CEUs via workshop recordings. Available for 1 year.)
7/11, 7/13, 7/15 MWF 4:00 CPS & the CPC
7/10   Getting Dramatic About Interpreting (Crom)
7/08  The EIPA Process w/Jodi Upton



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