Southern California Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf

SCRID is an affiliate chapter of the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID). It is the mission of the Southern California Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf to promote best practices, equity, and representation within the profession of Sign Language Interpreting; provide professional development and education for current and future practitioners; serve as a forum for ongoing assessment of and response to community needs; and, advocate to the public for the highest standards in the provision of interpreting services for users of both sign languages and spoken languages.

Earn CEUs

Use the links below to receive instructions and required forms to earn the following RID CEUs:

  1. Participant Initiated Non-RID Activities (PINRA)
  2. Host a Workshop and Offer RID CEUs (SIA) 
  3. CEUs for Academic Coursework
  4. Independent Study CEUs

RID Certification maintenance requires a total of 8.0 CEUs be accrued by an interpreter during each four-year certification cycle. Credits may be earned under the Professional Studies (PS) or General Studies (GS) content areas. For RID's explanation of professional developments opportunities as they fit into the PS or GS content area, as well as information on specialty credits such as Legal, Medical, PPO, see here.

SCRID has enacted a free CEU Benefit for active Certified and Associate SCRID members in good standing, beginning July 1, 2019. This benefit allows for one CEU sponsorship fee to be waived per fiscal year in the category of Academic Coursework or PINRA. For additional information, see here.

For support for earning CEUs for any of the options above, email



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