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Healing Informed Interpreting
April 18, 2020 @ 8:00 am - April 19, 2020 @ 5:00 pm$100
April 18 & 19, 2020
9 am – 5 pm
South Portland, Maine
WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
Certified American Sign Language Interpreters with 5 years experience and Deaf Interpreters
who are working in the field or actively pursuing certification.
WHAT SHOULD I EXPECT?
This training will take place in American Sign Language. This workshop will introduce basic
concepts of Domestic and Sexual Violence (DV/SV) including power and control, trauma, and
the ways DV/SV is experienced within Deaf communities. We will focus on interpreting DV/SV
content in various settings, and will discuss language use, vicarious trauma, and self care.
Content will be grounded from the perspective of both interpreter and advocate roles and
will include discussion of interpretation skills and ethics.
Space is limited to 25 registrants on a first-come, first-served basis.
IS THERE A COST?
There is a $100 registration fee. Payment will be excepted through Paypal of by check.
Checks should be made out to MEIRD, and can be mailed to:
Jane Hecker-Cain, 18 Lockwood Drive, Kennebunk, ME 04043
Continental breakfast and lunch will be provided. Please note any food allergies or
restrictions when you register.
If you are traveling to the training, you are responsible for your travel costs.
WILL CEUs BE PROVIDED?
MERID is an approved RID CMP sponsor for Continuing
Education Activities. This workshop is offered for 1.3 CEUs in the
area of Professional Studies at the Some Content Knowledge
WHERE IS THE TRAINING TAKING PLACE?
The training will take place in Portland Maine at the Peter A. McKernan Hospitality Center.
122 McKernan Drive, South Portland, ME 04106.
WHO IS SPONSORING THIS TRAINING?
The training is being provided by the National Resource Center for Reaching Victims. To
learn more about the National Resource Center please visit www.reachingvictims.org. The
training is sponsored by the Maine Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf and Pine Tree
Society Interpreting Services.