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    • Saturday, January 11, 2020
    • 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    • Carolina Ale House, 277 Columbiana Dr, Columbia, SC 29212
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    Interpreter Hangout!

    SC RID will be hosting another interpreter hangout!

    This event will be hosted in Columbia, as it seems to be the most central location for everyone to attend.

    Join us January 11th from 4pm - 6pm 

    Location: Carolina Ale House, 277 Columbiana Dr, Columbia, SC 29212

    Time: 4:00-6:00 PM (or later)


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    Please RSVP to attend so we have an accurate head count! See you there!

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    ***If you are interested in becoming a host in your own city, please message us here on the website, Facebook or email one of our board members!***



    • Friday, February 28, 2020
    • 6:00 PM
    • Sunday, March 01, 2020
    • 11:30 AM
    • The Oceanfront Litchfield Inn, 1 Norris Dr, Pawleys Island, SC 29585
    • 14
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    Annual Conference 2020

    Informational Page Here

    *By registering you agree to having read all conference details and policies*


    To register, look at the "registration type" column on the left hand side of this screen.

    Registration link is at the bottom of the column.

    • Thursday, June 18, 2020
    • 8:00 AM
    • Sunday, June 21, 2020
    • 4:00 PM
    • Midlands Technical College 7300 College Drive Irmo, SC 29063
    • 30
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    Summer Legal Intensive Training


    June 18 - 21, 2020, SC RID will be hosting a four day specialized training in legal interpreting due to the high demand for certified interpreters in court and legal settings across our state. This training is for certified members of SC RID. There is limited availability for this training, with a maximum capacity of 30 registrants. If the capacity has not been met by certified SC RID members by April 30, 2020 registration will be open to certified members other RID affiliate chapters.

    Registration will open January 1, 2020.


    Workshop Title:

    "Foundations of ASL Court Interpreting"

    Description: 

    This seminar will provide an overview of the legal system for practicing and potential court interpreters, including discussion of the roles of court interpreters, positioning of court interpreters, courtroom personnel, pre requisite knowledge and skills for a legal interpreter, working in Deaf/hearing interpreter teams, court code of conduct, modes, roles and protocol for court interpreters, preparation for a legal assignment, text analysis of commonly encountered texts, qualifying as an expert and testifying as an expert, and continued professional development resources.

    Additional Details:

    Some prior knowledge of the topic required

    Target Audience: Certified interpreters and working deaf interpreters in legal settings

    Registration includes workbook: "Sign Language Interpreters in Court: UnderstandinBest Practices" by Carla M. Mathers, Esq., SC:L


    Venue


    Midlands Technical College, 7300 College Drive Irmo, SC 29063

    Continuing Education Center (Room #113)

    Parking directions: When approaching the security guard station, turn left into parking lot just before you get to security. Park on the far end of the lot. Take the walking path near the tree line and look for SC RID signs leading up to the brick building to the right.

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    Presenter




    Carla M. Mathers, Esq., SC:L


    Carla Mathers has practiced law since 1993. She currently serves as General Counsel and Legal Program Manager for TCS Associates Interpreting. Ms. Mathers sat on the Advisory Group for Language Access to develop standards for language access in courts for the American Bar Association. Ms. Mathers teaches legal interpreting for the DO IT Center of the University of Northern Colorado, serves as the Legal Program Coordinator for the MARIE Center, consults with interpreters, attorneys, and courts regarding ASL court interpreting throughout the country.


    Schedule

    June 18 - 21, 2020

    Daily Schedule:

    8:30 am - 9:00 am - Breakfast

    9:00 am - 12:00 pm - Workshop (0.3 CEUs)

    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm - Lunch

    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm - Workshop (0.3 CEUs)

    2.4 CEUs Total

    *Continental breakfast and lunch will be provided daily*


    Cost

    Registration is limited to certified SC RID members first.

    If, by April 30, 2020, we have not reached our maximum capacity with certified SCRID members,  the workshop will become available to certified interpreters that are members of other RID Affiliate Chapters.

    January 1, 2020 - March 30, 2020

    $350 Early Rate

    April 1, 2020 - May 31, 2020

    $375 Regular Rate

    June 1 - June 12, 2020

    $400 Late Rate


    Lodging


    Hyatt Place Columbia/Harbison

    1130 Kinley Rd, Irmo, SC 29063

    Discounted SC RID rate of $99/night available until June 2, 2020

    Nights discount applies towards: June 17 - 22, 2020

    The rate code is, G-RDF2

    OR use the direct link below to book online

    Book Here


    Residence Inn Columbia Northwest/Harbison

    944 Lake Murray Boulevard Irmo, South Carolina 29063

    Discounted SC RID rate of $99/night available until May 15, 2020

    Nights discount applies towards: June 17 - 22, 2020

    Includes breakfast and kitchenette

    Use the direct link below to book online

    Book Here


    Policies

    By registering for the legal training you agree to having read the following:


    Refund Policy:

    Refunds will be available as follows:

    Refund in full available until February 29, 2019

    50% refund from March 1 - April 30, 2020

    Refunds will not be available after May 1, 2020 except by approval of the Board of Directors

    Registration will close June 12, 2020

    *Registration may not be transferred to another person*


    Language Policy:

    This workshop will be conducted using only American Sign Language. Attendees must adhere to the language policy at all times during conference events. 

    Payment Policy:

    Payment is due at the time of registration. If your place of employment intends to pay on your behalf please reach out to Moriah Starr in advance. Moriah, SC RID Treasurer, can be reached at sc.rid.treas@gmail.com. A private payment link can be sent to your institution for online payment and Moriah can assist in completing the registration process.

    Additional Notes:

    By registering you are stating that you are a certified member of RID and qualify to take this workshop. SC RID Board of Directors will check registrants standing with both RID and their state affiliate chapter. 



    Cost

    Registration is limited to certified SC RID members first.

    If, by April 30, 2020, we have not reached our maximum capacity with certified SCRID members,  the workshop will become available to certified interpreters that are members of other RID Affiliate Chapters.

    January 1, 2020 - March 30, 2020

    $350 Early Rate

    April 1, 2020 - May 31, 2020

    $375 Regular Rate

    June 1 - June 12, 2020

    $400 Late Rate

Past events

Saturday, December 14, 2019 Chiropractics and Interpreting: Self-care and injury prevention
Saturday, November 02, 2019 Interpreter Hangout!
Wednesday, October 16, 2019 State House Committee Meeting
Saturday, October 12, 2019 Dysfluency Workshop
Saturday, July 27, 2019 Strategic Community Allyship Workshop
Friday, March 01, 2019 50th Annual SCRID Conference: "Better Together"
Saturday, November 17, 2018 Linguistics: Morphology and Semantics
Saturday, October 27, 2018 The Silencing Response: Vicarious Trauma, Compassionate Fatigue and Resilience
Saturday, January 27, 2018 Exploring the Justice in Social Justice
Saturday, September 30, 2017 Ethical Decision-Making: A Bi-Cultural Perspective
Saturday, May 20, 2017 NIC Performance Exam Preparation .7 CEUs
Friday, May 19, 2017 NIC Knowledge Exam Preparation .3 CEUs
Friday, March 03, 2017 2017 Conference with SC ASLTA
Friday, December 02, 2016 Medical Workshops with Richard Laurion
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