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Workshops this year (2021):

March 31,   (Sorenson)  Building Your Self-Care Toolkit
March 31,   (ASLIS) Blockbluster Cinematic
March 31,  Sexual Health Clinic Interpreting (B. Gehman)
March 30,  (Sorenson) Honoring the LGBTQ Experience
March 29,  (Sorenson) How to Grow: Strategies to Fight Unconscious Bias
March 28,  (free Sorenson workshops)  Presenting Facts in ASL
March 28, Gynecologic Care (B. Gehman)
March 27, (DAC) Trauma:  Catalyst in the Change Process
March 27,   Puberty Interpreting  (B. Gehman)
March 26,   Working Effectively With Gender and Sexual Minorities (B. Gehman)
March 26,   Bridges: Working in Hospital Setting with Mental Health
March 25,  (Purple) Human Sexuality and Anatomy
March 24(ASLIS) Quick I Need an Extra Hand…Partition Zone
March 23,25,26  CPS and the CPC
March 21, 10-1  Building a Culture of Diversity: Beyond Minoritized
March 19-21 Ethical Decision-making in K-12
March 18 & 25 (ASLIS) Practical Strategies to Fight Unconscious Bias
March 15, Mindset for Excellence in Interpreting
March 15, IMI: English Discourse Analysis (in English)
March 14, Sexual and Reproductive Health Classifiers, Part 2 (Bethany Gehman)
March 13,  (CCRID workshops)  1) Sign What? …Language Dysfluency,  2)  Q-Tip
March 13,  Do This In Memory of Me:  Interpreting Eucharistic Prayers
March 11,  Becoming the Chair of Your Committee (free)
March 11,  Reintroducing the Magic of Science…(Atomic Hands presenting)
March 11,  Real, Raw  and Truths (Laurene Simms, Victorica Monroe)
March 10, ASL Idioms THAT CHAMP ME KISS_FIST (Crom)
March 9, ASL to English Tips and Tricks
March 9, Becomining a Holistic Practitioner: Breathing and Voice
March 6, Knock Out the NIC: Round 2 (Performance)
March 6-7  Cued Speech Winter Workshop
March 5th-7th, Legal interpreter training  Court Interpreting (mock trial)
March 4 & 11, ASLIS: So What? : The Value of  DC-S and Supervision
March 3, ASLIS: Why Purification and Modification of ASL Doesn’t Help (MJ)

February 28, Moira-isms: What Did She Say?
Feb. 28,  Protocol for Interpreters Working in Native American Settings (Dr. Melanie McKay-Cody)
Feb. 27-28, Visual Vernacular
Feb. 27,  Mental Health 101
Feb. 24 Reality of Suicide
February 22, 24, & 26  Trauma Informed Interpreting with Children
Feb. 20   Unlearning Words (Seth Gore)
Feb. 20 Virtual Interpreting:  How to Prepare and Deliver Ethically and Effectively
Feb. 20-21 or 27-28 Visual Vernacular
Feb. 18 & 25,  ASLIS:  Do Nothing or Do No Harm?
Feb. 17,  ASLIS:  A New Generation of Slang
Feb. 10,  Anti-Blackness in Interpreting..
Feb. 7,  Ethics, Interpreting and Neuroscience?
Feb. 7,  Language Deprivation:  Intro to Cognition and Atypical Language
Feb. 6,   Language and Cultural Deprivation in Black and Brown Communities
Feb. 6,   Interpreting Language Arts
Feb. 3,  ASLIS: Think Me Nuthing? : Understanding….Black Deaf Community (Ritchie Bryant)

January 27,   So You Wanna Talk About Difference?
January 27,  Teenage Slang  (Edna Johnston)
January 26 & 28, 4:30-6:30 & January 30, 10am-12:00   CPS & the CPC
January 24  Interpreting In Midwifery Settings
Jan. 22  Reflective Practice for Interpreters
Jan. 21, 28, Feb. 4 & 11 MJ Bienvenue: 4-Part ASL Training
Jan. 21   So You Want to Talk About Difference? (Lisa Weems)
Jan. 18 – Feb. 21  Decisions and Ethical Considerations for Idioms in Interpreting
Jan. 16 & 23 Advanced Medical Interpreting
Jan.  16  A New Generation of Slang
Jan. 16   It’s a Touchy Subject
Jan. 11  IMI webinar:  Who’s In Control?
Jan. 9  English Phonology (Cued Speech)
Jan. 9  Interpreting in K-12 Math Settings

Trix Bruce:  Discourse Mapping

Jan. 9 ASL Teen Slang 2 (Edna Johnston)
Jan. 7  IMI webinar:  The Interpreting Brain
Jan. 6 & 13  ASLIS: Strategic Community Allyship (Corey Axelrod)
Jan. 2  Mental Health for Interpreters

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: kbstaller.workshops@gmail.com

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: Interpreterstogether@gmail.com)

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: ARClingui@gmail.com

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: codeafinc@gmail.com

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

March 28 (Zaboosh) Cool ASL Slang You’ll Want to Know (Edna Johnston)

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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      wink2018.eventbrite.com

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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