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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  • 09/24/2022
  • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Zoom
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  • Student members of Region V Affiliate Chapters may register at the SCRID student member rate via the Region V AC reciprocity agreement. You must upload verification of your current student status in your RV AC.

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Southern California Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf



Presented by: Arlene Narváez

Saturday, September 24, 9:00am-12:00pm

Location: Zoom
               No CEUs will be offered. Content Level: Little/None


About the Presenter: Arlene Narváez

Workshop Description: The work of an interpreter can be rewarding and making the right decisions can turn a fulfilling job into a career. The general landscape of work, full time employment, and benefits continues to change while at the same time, opportunities for unique specializations and high-profile interpreting assignments grow rapidly. This  workshop will discuss how to focus on next steps after graduation from an interpreter preparation program, will discuss the importance of networking and staying connected, and will focus on interpreting as a career where advancement opportunities have to be created.

Target Audience: This workshop is offered for interpreting students



SCRID Student Members


Non-member Students


This workshop will be conducted in English. Any accommodation requests should be submitted to no less than 72 hours before the workshop.

Learning Objectives: 

Identify 3 community benefits of being involved in the profession

Identify 3 career benefits of being involved in the profession

Identify leadership style 

Policies and Disclaimers:

Cancellations: In the event that SCRID cancels an event, refunds or transfers to future SCRID events are possible. Pre-registrants will be notified immediately upon cancellation. No Partial CEUs will be provided.

Refunds: for individual registration cancellations may be requested if SCRID receives notification of said cancellation 3 days prior to the event. Registrations are non-refundable for late cancellations after this date without verification of serious circumstances to be determined by the SCRID board on a case-by-case basis.  Email to request refunds stating the event name, event date and justification for late cancellation. All requests for refunds for late cancellations must be approved by the SCRID board.

Non-Discrimination: SCRID promotes an environment of mutual respect free of discrimination based on gender, sexual orientation, race, religion, or any other protected class. Presenters and participants agree to foster an environment of mutual respect free from bias of any kind. 



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