Workshop: Introduction to Deaf Interpreting: An intensive training to prepare Deaf Interpreters for the RID CDI Knowledge and Performance Exams and to provide a refresher for working CDIs.

When: July 20-25, 2016 (6 days), 9am – 12pm and 12:30-4:30pm

Where: National Technical Institute for the Deaf (NTID) at Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT); Rochester, NY

Cost: $300 + transaction fees. Register on-line via Eventbrite.

Course Size: Maximum of 14 Students.

Registration Deadline: June 30, 2016.

Why should you attend?
1. Intensive 6-day course
2. Experienced instructors
3. Workshop is 100% in ASL!
4. Just $300 for 4.0 CEUs!
5. Option to take the CDI Knowledge Exam the day after the course ends!
Instructors: Brenda Schertz, CDI and Rupert Dubler, CDI.
Curriculum: Students will be guided through the National Consortium of Interpreter Education Centers (NCIEC) Deaf Interpreting curriculum.
Workshop Outline: This course, conducted completely in ASL, will review the knowledge and practice the skills that workshop participants need to pass the RID CDI Knowledge (written) and the Performance exam.
The NCIEC curriculum covers six modules:
Deaf Interpreters—Past, Present, & Future
• Ethnic Cultural Diversity within the Deaf Community
• Consumer Assessment—Identifying Culture, Language, and Communication Styles
• Ethical Considerations and Challenges for Deaf Interpreters
• Interpreting Theory & Practice for Deaf Interpreters
• Deaf/Hearing & Deaf/Deaf Interpreter Teams
Taking the CDI Knowledge Exam: The completion of this training will satisfy RID’s requirement of 40 hours of training before the written RID CDI Knowledge Exam may be taken. Qualified workshop participants, upon completing the 40-hour workshop, will be able to take the Knowledge Exam.
Room and Board: No lodging or meals are available on campus.

Sponsors: Interpretek and American Sign Language and Interpreting Education (ASLIE) at NTID.

RSVP/Questions/Registration: Rupert Dubler, 585-207- 2400 VP or