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Past interpreting workshops

Past workshops – Fall 2020:

Trix Bruce   
Upcoming Topics: NMS – Lexical “TH” Signals 12/10;  Discourse Mapping 12/08 Full, 01/09; Voice interpreting Swearing & Puns 12/09, 01/12, Semantics 12/15, Medical Interpreting 12/17

December 30   Christian Interpreting

Dec. 16,  Video Remote Interpreting Part 2

Dec. 19  Reflective Practice
(prerequisite for novice interpreter Reflective Practice sessions Spring 2021)

Dec. 16, 4-6pm  Video Remote Interpreting Part 2

Dec. 13, 12:00-2:00 Interpreting During COVID
(Conducted in English with ASL interpreters.)

Dec. 13, 10-4:30  OCRID 2020 Conference
Teaming with CDI, PPO, Wrap-up Panel

Dec. 12 & 19 6:30-8:00am What’s Age Got to Do With It?

Dec. 12, 9:00-1:00 Beyond Fiddler On the Roof. Email:

Dec. 12, 10:00-2:00 Interpreting in Mental Health and Psychological Settings

Dec. 12-13, Socal Interpreting Conference

Dec. 11, 3:00-6:00 Voicing Series: Approaching Voicing with Confidence

Dec. 10, 9-11:30 Unmasking Accessibility’s Future – Empowering…

Dec. 9,  3-5pm  L2 Signers Learn Depiction? Can!  (Alisha Bronk)

Dec. 9,  4:00   3 Ways to Take Charge of Your Taxes

Dec. 9, 4-6 pm  Cultural Diversity: Discussed Through the Lens of Black Females

Dec. 8, 3:00-6:00  Discourse Mapping: How Do We Expand Our Visual Thinking? (Trix Bruce)

Building Bridges of Trust   .4 CEUs, PPO

Mental Health Interpreting  Michigan Medicine 

Dec. 5 Unpacking Deaf Education from Deaf Perspective

December 4th-6th  Terp Academy Interpreters’ Summit

Dec. 4 The Medical Kaleidoscope (Corey Axelrod)

Dec. 4 Colloqium Series (post-secondary Deaf students)

Dec. 4  Release:  A Visual Guided Meditation (Matt Renig)

Dec. 2 ASLIS: Tax Mistakes

Nov. 28  Black Interpreter Brunch (email:

Nov. 24 (True-Biz ASL) Native American Deaf Today

Nov. 23  Sign Safely, Interpret Intelligently

Nov. 23  The Four Agreements (ethics)
Conducted in English.  (Accomodations requests by Nov. 9.)

Nov. 22  Begin series on Unpacking Legal Language(Sharon Neumann Solow)  Restricted to interpreters with court/legal experience or extensive legal training.

Nov. 21  Interpreting for Language Deprivation

Nov. 21  The Gift of Feedback:  Did You Keep the Receipt?”

Nov. 21 all-day (Corey Axelrod) The Medical Interpreting Kaleidescope: A Conversation on Perspectives

Nov. 21  ASL Discourse Analysis and Discourse Mapping (Registration closed.)

Nov. 21  Healthy Boundaries for Interpreters
(Presented in English.  Recording will have captions.)

Nov. 21  How Language Variation Brings Us Together

Nov. 21  Deaf Education Law

Nov. 20 Native American Heritage Month panel discussion with Deaf Natives

Nov. 19 (True-Biz ASL) Recognizing Language Challenges and Utilizing DI’s

– CANCELLED – Nov. 19  Raw Truth About Deaf Education (Dr. Lorraine Simms) 

Nov. 17  ASLIS:  On the Other Hand

Nov. 14   Forum: K-12 Interpreting

Nov. 14   CASLI Update
NIC Performance Exam Prep

Nov. 14,  RID Conference (2 workshops: Thriving in Mental Health, Black Interpreters Matter)Unpacking Legal Language   (SNS) 11/12, 12/13, 12/20 Advanced training for legal interpreters with experience/certification. 

Nov. 12,  The Medical Interpreting Kaleidescope: A Conversation on Perspectives” (Corey Axelrod)

Nov. 12,   ASL to English in the Courtroom

Nov. 11,  NYC Black Deaf Advocates: BIPOC Deaf and Hearing Interpreters Networking

Nov. 11,   ASLIS:  So Now You’re Woke, What’s Next?

Nov. 10,  Spatial Manipulation and Classifier Use

Nov. 9, 3:00-6:00  Discourse Mapping (Trix Bruce)    

Nov. 8 & 15  Debating in ASL Contact Regan:

Nov. 8   Power, Privilege, and Oppression in Interpreting  (Rian Gayle)

Get Set-Ready:  Interpreting for Deaf TalentNov. 7,   Part 3:  Prep & Logistics 
Nov. 8,   Part 4:  Beyond the Set

(Nov. 7  WSRID  Handful of Stories 2020)

Nov. 7,  Knock-Out the NIC – Knowledge Exam, Performance Exam

Nov. 7     1) Investments  2) Retirement   Good Signs  (FOI building)

Nov. 7   (Seth Gore) Unlearning Words

Bethany GehmanNov. 6  Sexuality and Plant Healing   Nov. 6-7   2-part training.   Justin Perez –  Visual Vernacular

Nov. 6-7, (Friday 6-8p, Saturday 10a-2p) Colleague Collaboration and Connection (free webinar with CEUs)

Nov. 5  Interpreter Panel

Nov. 5-7  Louisiana RID Virtual Fall Conference

Nov. 1,  Throw Away the Candy Wrapper  (advanced legal for those with experience and/or legal interpreter training)
Oct. 31, 9a-12p Family Law:  Terminology, Procedures and Operations of Domestic Relations (not ASL specific)

October 20 (Part 1) & Dec. 8 (Part 2)  “So You Wanna Talk… Difference?”

October  28 & 29  The Medical Interpreting Kaleidoscope: A Conversation About Perspectives  (Corey Axelrod)

October 28 Navigating the Pandemic (for uncertified interpreters, students, C/DI’s ONLY)

October 27  Justin Perez Visual Vernacular 

Begins 10/27, 8 sessions:  Community of Practice  (CALI Module 2)     October 27  Team Interpreting with C/DI’s for Social Justice/High Profile

October 24  Becoming the Ideal Interpreter (ethics)

October 24  NAOBI & MCC panel discussion:  Coming Together Again

October 24  Free webinar on Mindfulness (Also Nov. 14, Dec. 4)

October 24  Burnout Proof: Self-Care for Stressful Times

October 24  Theatre Interpreting  Register:

October 20, 22, 24 CPS and the CPC  (Andrea Bright-Fontana)  

October 21  Deaf and Hearing BIPOC Interpreters Networking  (NYC)

October 17  “Virtual Interpreting”  South Carolina RID

October 17  Deaf Education Law  Good Signs 

October 17  “Building a Culture of Diversity Appreciation (SCRID)

October 17  ORID: Cultural Clashes in the Interpreting Sphere

October 16  “My Lips Are Moving But What Am I Saying”  (Sabrina Smith)

October 14 “Problem-solving Around IEPs for DHH Students”

VRID Region II (virtual) Conference

Sept. 14-Nov. 21  Trilingual Summit


Past workshops – 2019:

October 5  ProTactile Immersion:  Educational Setting

July 29-August 1 CSUN Summer Institute

July 27  Performance Interpreting (Cerritos)

June 29  Face Experts (Cerritos)

June 29  Law Enforcement Interpreting  (GLAD-LA)

June 15  Don’t Be Mad If I Don’t Look  @ GLAD-LA

April 6  Adventure in Laughter: Improvisation  @GLAD-LA

March 30-31  RCC SAID Conference

March 23  Unlocking the IEP  @CSDR

(March 23 Court Interpreting – not specific to ASL)

March 14-16  Foundations II    Long Beach

March 8-9  SCRID Deaf-Blind Workshops   Santa Ana

February 22-24   Foundations III   Walnut

Past workshops – 2018:

Alek Lev  Whole Lotta Workshops – GLAD  Nov. 2-4, 2018

Foundations I (BMC/Colonomos) – CSULB, October 12-14, 2018

The Complete Package  – SCRID members-only workshop day – October 13, 9:00- 4:00. @GLAD

CDI FOR-FOR?  – Branton Stewart  @ GLAD  September 29, 2018  9:00-12:00

Foundations II (BMC/ Colonomos) – Mt San Antonio College, Sept. 7-9, 2018

Interpreting in Post-Secondary English Classes – Peggy Huber at GLAD  Aug. 25, 2018 1:00-5:00

Summer Institute @CSUN  July  23-28 2018

June 30  9a-4p Deaf ASL & Improv  (GLAD, Eagle Rock)  POSTPONED to 2019

El Camino – Interpreting Conference June 2-3, 2018

Weekend with Wink, May 11-12, 2018  Santa Clarita

Trix Bruce – Santa Ana –

Bob LoParo:  Ethical Assignments – Choosing the Right Job (Santa Clarita)  May 8, 4:00-7:00

Trix Bruce in San Diego April 27-28, 2018

SCRID Annual Mtg & Workshop  April 27, 2018 1pm @ GLAD

CSULB  Indigenous Language workshop and symposium April 13, 2018  9a & 2pm

SAID Conference @ RCC  March

Improv workshop for interpreting  Feb. 10 (Cerritos Library)

Foundations 1 (Colonomos) – February 2-4, 2018 (Mt San Antonio College)

LIFESIGNS workshop: Foundations in Protactile – January 28, 2018 @ GLAD

Past workshops – Fall 2017:

SOCAL Interpreting Conference – Dec. 2-3, 2017  (Riverside)

Let’s Read the ADALIFESIGNS interpreter workshop  Oct. 28, 2017 9a-1p at GLAD LA

Summit on Educational Interpreters Oct. 6-7, 2017 (Fresno)

8 Medical Classifiers You Should Know (Anthony Natale, CDI).  Saturday Sept. 16, 2017  9a-12 at CODIE, Riverside.  $35  (presented in ASL)

Interpreter Workshops at CSUN/NCOD    Sept. 16, 2017  9a-4:30 2 workshops: 1) Working with Difficult People (Lauren Nile)   2) No Bones About It (Caren Stringer).   $10 for ITP/IEP students with ID, $30 for interpreters

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