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.

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  • 12/05/2015
  • 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • CSD Riverside - 3044 Horace Street Riverside, CA 92506 @ Palomar Cottage


  • All registrations at the door or online on the same day
  • for active members

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(0.4 CEUS)

An introduction to interpreting in legal settings. The workshop will address a range of legal applications from an IEP to a deposition. Learn more about situations that are legal in nature or can become legal in nature. The activities will discuss tips, tricks, and best practices for interpreters while interpreting for law enforcement, police questioning, the Miranda Warning and MORE!!!

This workshop will offer 0.4 CEUs

9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Everyone is welcome!

Participate in Discussion

Presented by:

Brenda Roberts, SC:L and Bryan Kritzeck, SC:L

$20 for SCRID members

$25 for Non-SCRID

$30 at the door or same day registration

Workshop hosted by RISE Interpreting

CEU’s sponsored by SCRID

About the Presenters:

Brenda Roberts, NAD V, SC:L

Born, raised in Southern California and comes from a fairly large Deaf family, my parents, grandparents, aunt, uncles & cousins. So suffice to say ASL is her first language. Brenda's "paid" interpreting career began at 18 years old at a community college. She worked at a community services agency for a few years, then primary educational interpreting for a couple of years. After being a stay at home mommy for 2 years she entered the lovely world of freelance interpreting. 

In 1995 became NAD certified and in 2009 received her SC:L certification. Brenda currently works for the Los Angeles, Riverside and San Bernardino county courts and has also have worked for Sorenson as a VI for the past 10 years.

Brenda enjoys off-roading and “glamping” with her husband, yoga, spin classes & most of all spending time with her granddaughter.

Bryan Kritzeck, NIC, SC:L

Bryan was born in St. Cloud, Minnesota where he grew up in the deaf community. At age 21, he moved to California to study Deaf Studies at California State University, Northridge (CSUN). He obtained his baccalaureate degree in 2008. Bryan began “interpreting” at the age of 15 and obtained his National Interpreter Certification (NIC) in 2008 and his Specialist Certificate: Legal (SC:L) in 2014, from the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf.

Currently Bryan is a staff interpreter for the Superior Courts of California, County of Riverside and also works VRS part-time. Bryan has worked in various settings such as freelance, VRS and legal. The majority of his training and expertise is in the legal field.

In his spare time, Bryan enjoys riding his Kawasaki Ninja through the mountains of Riverside County, visit family and friends and play with his dog at the dog park. 

For any question, please feel free to contact Sam Farley email or call at 951-741-9789



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