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Foundations of ASL Court Interpreting

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

Registration

  • Must be a certified member of SC RID and RID in good standing
  • Must be a certified member of SC RID and RID in good standing
  • Must be a certified member of SC RID and RID in good standing

Registration is closed



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.

Campus Map



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

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