ADVANCED ETHICS FOR COURT INTERPRETERS

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					   The Colorado Commission for the Deaf and
    Hard of Hearing is pleased to announce:

ADVANCED ETHICS FOR COURT INTERPRETERS
                                            Presented By:
                            Carla Mathers, Esq., CSC, SC:L                                  1.2 RID CEU’S
                                                                                             Professional
                                                                                                Studies
                                               Feb. 9 & 10, 1008
            Cost:                            9am to 4pm Both Days
                                             Marriott Denver South-Park
          $175.00                                     Meadows
$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
provided.
                                        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.davis@state.co.us                       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.

				
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