CDI Training, Sept 20-22 Apply Today!

June 10, 2013 in Community News, Interpreting & Transliterating

Would you like to be a Certified Deaf Interpreter?
Do you enjoy the interpreting process and want to learn more?
Would you like to learn what skills you need,
and practice them with a renowned CDI Trainer? 

Please join us for this training!

Friday-Sunday, September 20-22*, 2013 at Gallaudet University. (First priority given to applicants from the GURIEC region).    Current & aspiring Deaf interpreters, join us for a weekend of learning!  This training is appropriate for novices and pre-certified Deaf interpreters.All participants are expected to read the book So You Want to be an Interpreter.
Questions addressed in this presentation include:
–What things should a Deaf interpreter do to ensure high quality interpreting?
–What kind of interpreting assignment is a Deaf interpreter qualified to perform?
–What materials should a Deaf interpreter study in preparation for certification?
–What ethical challenges does a Deaf interpreter face?

 

Language of instruction: ASL
Level of instruction: Some prior knowledge

Registration Details 

**Registration Deadline: July 1, 2013**
Applicants from under-served areas (such as communities of color or rural areas) are strongly encouraged to apply.
Priority will be given to applicants from the GURIEC region: AL, DE, DC, FL, GA, KY, MD, MS, NC, PA, SC, TN, VA, WV
If slots are filled prior to July 1, registration will close early, so apply now!
You may be asked for a sample of your work before you are accepted.
We will keep a wait-list once registration closes. Participants will be notified of acceptance no later than Aug 6, 2013. 

CEUs: 2.0 CMP or ACET CEUs (Professional Studies).

Cost: $65
Once accepted, the registration fee must be paid by Aug 16.
Transportation, food, and lodging are not included.
You may contact GURIEC for a list of affordable lodging options.

  (*Please note this is a new date. Due to Gallaudet University events, the original date of Sept 6-8 was changed.)

 

Hilary Mayhew
GURIEC Coordinator
202-250-2205 (vp)
574-238-1460 (text)
202-651-6097 (voice)
GURIEC’s mission is to improve Deaf individuals’ access to employment and higher education by increasing skill sets and diversity within the interpreting profession. 

 

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