The Colorado Commission for the Deaf and
Hard of Hearing is pleased to announce:
ADVANCED ETHICS FOR COURT INTERPRETERS
Carla Mathers, Esq., CSC, SC:L 1.2 RID CEU’S
Feb. 9 & 10, 1008
Cost: 9am to 4pm Both Days
Marriott Denver South-Park
$150 if before Jan. 25, 2008 10345 Park Meadows Dr.
Includes lunch both days Littleton, CO 80214
Deadline: Feb. 1, 2008
The Distance Opportunities for Interpreter Training Center of UNC is an Approved
RID CMP Sponsor for Continuing Education Activities. This legal workshop is offered
This workshop is open to RID for 1.2 CEUs at the Intensive Content Knowledge Level.
certified interpreters or Deaf
interpreters with a minimum of 20 This seminar seeks to provide a peer-centered venue for
hours of legal training. interpreters to put into practice the ethical skills, knowledge and
experience that they have gained as practicing court interpreters.
Workshop presented in ASL and Through a variety of non threatening educational medium, such as
spoken English. ASL interpreters large group discussion, small group practice, role-play exercises,
provided. No voice interpretation presenter modeling and fishbowl activities, the participants will
gain hands-on experience through practice in justifying to
Registration is limited to 25 attorneys, judges, and court personnel the
participants. interpreter’s practices, working condition requirements, role
limitations and ethical obligations.
No partial registration or attendance
will be allowed. Carla M. Mathers, Esquire, CSC, SC: L serves as General Counsel
to Viable Inc., a next generation video relay interpreting service in
For ADA accommodations, please Rockville, Maryland. For 14 years, she served as litigation
contact: associate with McCollum & Associates, LLC, in College Park,
Cheri Davis Maryland. Ms. Mathers is licensed in the state and federal courts of
cheri.davis@state .co.us Maryland and the District of Columbia. Ms. Mathers graduated
prior to Feb. 1, 2008. magna cum laude from Howard University School of Law and
summa cum laude from the University of Maryland. Ms. Mathers'
Cancellation policy: Cancellations interpreting degree is from the College of Southern Idaho. Ms.
made by Feb. 1, 2007 will receive a Mathers is a former President and Vice President of the Potomac
full refund. Absolutely no refunds Chapter Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf. Ms. Mathers sat on
will be made after Feb. 1, 2008. the Maryland Administrative Office of the Courts' Advisory
Committee on Interpreters Sub-committee on Ethics and Sub-
To Register, contact: committee on Testing and Training. In 2005, Ms. Mathers received
Cheri Davis the Region II Judie Husted Leadership Award from the Registry of
Cheri.email@example.com Interpreters for the Deaf. In 2006, Ms. Mathers published Sign
303.866.4824 (v) Language Interpreters in Court: Understanding Best Practices, a
303.866.4734(tty) text for interpreters, attorneys and courts to understand the
1575 Sherman St, 2nd Floor principles underlying ASL court interpreting. Her other writings may
Denver, CO 80203 be found at www.carlamathers.net.