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Burbank, CA (January 11, 2013) – ABC Family’s award-winning original series, “Switched At Birth,” will produce an episode told entirely in American Sign Language (ASL), a first for a scripted series on mainstream television, which will premiere Monday, March 4 at 8:00PM ET/PT. (7:00PM CT)

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CEU’s will be provided.

The event is free.

This event is limited to 40 people and may fill up fast.

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Workshop Overview:  This online workshop is to present the business aspect of being a self employed freelance interpreter with those interested in this endeavor. This will be presented by Emily Jones.  Emily Jones graduated from the interpreting program at UNC Greensboro in 2004 and went on to pursue a masters in interpreting from Gallaudet University and graduated in 2006. She then relocated to Charlotte NC and began interpreting full time.

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Whether you are a beginner or an experienced interpreter, this workshop invites you to partake in an engaging and meaningful online dialogue regarding social media and the impacts on how interpreters work. We will also focus on confidentiality, and how it changes the dynamic of relationships within our field. We will be bringing in comparisons from the CPC along with standards from different fields regarding social media. Within this 2 hour online workshop we ask that each of you prepare your own set of questions to ask the facilitators.

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This is an informal session on the RID-NAD Code of Professional Conduct. Examples, real or otherwise, will be used to illustrate questions about the Code. .4 RID CEUs

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An informal gathering to discuss the Code of Professional Conduct. .4 RID CEUs

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RID Interpreters sign a document that says we will follow the RID NAD Code of Professional Conduct. This workshop is to informally devote four hours to discussing the CPC. Examples, some factual, some made up, will be used to initiate discussion. .4 RID EDUs

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We are pleased to announce that Troy University will again host the Mental Health Interpreter Training Program's renowned Interpreter Institute, it was announced by Troy University Vice Chancellor Lance Tatum and Office of Deaf Services Director Steve Hamerdinger. This will mark the 5th straight year of this collaboration.