Monthly Archives: March 2019

15 03, 2019

New Course: “Advanced Interpreting Immersion: Depiction II”

2019-03-15T13:35:32-04:00Course, News, Professional Development|

Advanced Interpreting Immersion: Enrich Your Interpretations with the Power of Depiction II This course is designed for both Deaf and hearing interpreters working in any setting where advanced ASL discourse strategies are required. The course explores the three vital components of an effective ASL message: advanced non-manual signals, classifiers, and facial grammar. The class will also touch on the basics of educational, mental health, medical, and legal language use and interpretation. The course is beneficial for both native and non- native signers. All students will practice essential skills that improve the confidence, clarity, and quality of ASL translations. Students will get hands-on experience and learn [...]

13 03, 2019

Submitting Motions to the 2019 RID National Conference

2019-03-13T10:34:39-04:00Conferences, News|

Submitting Motions to the 2019 National Conference Bylaws requirements for motions to be considered at the biennial RID business meeting. Hello! The biennial membership business meeting will be held during the 2019 RID National Conference. This message includes important dates to note in preparation of the business meeting. As has been done in the past, the business meeting will be conducted over two days. The meetings will be held on Monday July 8th at 2:45-6:00pm EST and Tuesday July 9th at 8:45-11:45am EST. Motions must be received by certain dates to be considered and voted upon during conference. Motions that impact the RID bylaws must be shared with the membership 90 [...]

13 03, 2019

Deaf Interpreter Translation Series Workshops

2019-03-13T10:26:02-04:00News, Workshops|

Deaf Interpreter Translation Series Workshops DI Translation Series: CART Interpreting Hosted by: Gallaudet Interpreting Services Presents Presenters: Darla Konkel, MA, CDI and Gino Gouby, CDI & SC:L Friday, April 19, 2019 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm Gallaudet University - 800 Florida Ave NE, Washington, DC 20002 - Room: SAC 1213 The main focus of this workshop addresses theoretical and practical application of providing interpretation from a CART (Communication Access Real Time) captioning source. Participants will explore unique challenges with providing interpretation from a CART source. This workshop will review Konkel’s (2016) groundbreaking study in A Comparative Analysis Between a Relayed Interpretation and Sight Translation by [...]

6 03, 2019

Emergency Town Hall: HB1064 “MD Interpreter Act” (LIVE STREAM)

2019-05-13T16:55:15-04:00Conferences, Meetings, Videos|

Emergency Town Hall This recording of this live stream is now available for playback.   Saturday, March 9th | 5-9 PM “HB1064: MD Interpreter Act” NAOBI-DC would like to invite its members and the community to come together to discuss HB1064, the Maryland Sign Language Interpreter Licensure Act. Please bring your questions and concerns. For questions or accommodations please contact Location CCBC Catonsville Center for the Arts Building, Rm. 208 800 S Rolling Rd. Catonsville, MD 21228

2 03, 2019

CANCELED: Maryland Interpreter Licensure Act


This event has been canceled as a result of the bill being withdrawn. HB-1064: Maryland Interpreter Licensure Act In February of 2019, MDAD sent an interpreter licensing bill to the Maryland Legislature and it was accepted by Delegate Pam Queen; HB1064 has been placed on the docket. You may read a copy of the draft bill here. Testimony for HB-1064 will be heard on March 12, 2019, at 1:00 PM. This is a committee hearing. Interpreters will be provided. See the PCRID Calendar for location details. More details about the MD Interpreter Licensure Act can be found at here. Written opposition to the bill can be [...]

2 03, 2019

CATIE Center Support for the 2019 MHIT in Montgomery, AL

2019-03-11T11:21:48-04:00Conferences, News, Professional Development|

Here at the CATIE Center, we aim to "Increase the quantity of sign language interpreters and improve the quality of sign language interpreting available in mental and behavioral health settings.” To do so, the CATIE Center is pleased to announce that we will be offering support for individuals to attend the 2019 Alabama Mental Health Interpreter Training Project (MHIT - core curriculum only) in Montgomery, AL. MHIT applications for the are now being accepted, and we especially encourage interpreters from underrepresented and/or diverse communities to apply, as we are committed to working with underrepresented communities or regions with few Qualified Mental Health Interpreters (QMHI). We also have a modest [...]

2 03, 2019

Call for Presentations: 2019 RID Conference

2019-04-07T13:45:21-04:00Conferences, News, Professional Development|

Calling all Interpreters and Transliterators of Color (ITOC)! We are looking for new and thought-provoking presentations for the 2019 RID National Conference in Providence, RI, Sunday, July 7th to Thursday, July 11th. As a member section, we have the honor of filling a number of allotted presentation times for RID during this conference.  This idea of having member sections choose from their membership allows us to highlight and showcase the wisdom, skills, and talents of ITOC. All presentations considered by ITOC should promote a greater understanding and awareness of the value of Interpreters of Culture, as well as, highlight the skills, talents, and dedication that interpreters [...]