UTRID Town Hall 9/10/2020

Join the dialog and stay in the know!

You are invited to UTRID’s virtual town hall on Thursday, September 10th at 7 PM. Carolyn Ball will lead an informative discussion regarding the future mission of RID—”A Member Driven Organization OR/AND A Professional Certifying Organization.” Learn more about the transition here on RID’s website and RSVP for live streamed admission below or click the link: RSVP Now

See you Thursday!

Community Webinar | Adapting to a Crisis Environment

ASL Communication, UIP and UTIA present a Free Webinar
Adapting to a Crisis Environment
Presented by:
Carlos Martinez-Morales and Dawn Duran
1.5 UIP CEHs and 0.15 RID CEUs
Date:
Wednesday, May 6, 2020
Time (by time zone):
11:00 am – 12:30 pm PT
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm MT
1:00 pm – 2:30 pm CT
2:00 pm – 3:30 ET
Webinar Description:
The logistics of providing interpreting services has been significantly impacted by COVID-19. This workshop will focus on the logistical changes in face to face interpreting focusing specifically on use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) as well as advocating for access to PPE while on site. Additionally, barriers and tips for transitioning to virtual services via remote interpreting will be addressed.
Objectives:
Participants will be able to:
  • Identify various personal protective equipment (PPE) and how it is to be worn.
  • Describe ways to advocate for their needs in obtaining PPE from the provider location.
  • List specific barriers and tips for overcoming those barriers when interpreting remotely.
Target Audience:
Interpreters and translators including both spoken and signed language.
For more information and Instructor bios please contact Dawn Duran at  dawn@ aslcomm.com
For accommodations including ASL interpreters, please contact Dawn Duran, dawn@aslcomm.com .
To cancel your registration, contact Dawn Duran at  dawn@ aslcomm.com
ASL Communication, UTIA and UIP are providing this workshop as an opportunity for safe, respectful learning and will not permit harassment, discrimination or horizontal violence based on another’s comments, questions, schema, race, color, religion, gender, gender expression, age, national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation or any other protected class.
ASL Communication is an Approved RID CMP Sponsor for Continuing Education Activities. This professional studies program is offered for 0.15 CEUs at the some Content Knowledge Level.
After the webinar submit CEU/CEH requests here.

Interpreter Appreciation 2020

IT’S TIME TO CELEBRATE
INTERPRETER APPRECIATION DAY

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On Wednesday May 6, UTRID will be participating in the National Interpreter Appreciation Day

This special day of honoring and thanking interpreters for their commitment to the field and to the communities they serve happens annually on the first Wednesday in May.

This year we are excited to announce that from May 6th through Friday May 8th we will be offering 25% off UTRID memberships with the code: Appreciate2020.  (Includes all membership categories.)

Register Now!

To renew your membership, please visit your Membership Summary and click Renew. Don’t forget to enter the code Appreciate2020 for your 25% discount!

As another thank you, we will select 5 members from each of the following membership categories, Certified, Associate, and Student to win prizes. That’s a total of 15 winners!

Winners may receive a 1 year extension of membership, a coupon for a free workshop (up to $45), or a $25 gift card.

Fine Print:

  • No entry is necessary for the drawings; active members will be automatically included.
  • Must be a current UTRID member in good standing at the time of drawing.
  • Winners will be announced after Sunday, May 10th via social media outlets and here on this page.
  • Winners will be contacted via email on file regarding their prizes won.
  • All prizes must be claimed within one year of issuance.
  • All prizes will expire on 6/1/21.
  • Prizes are non-negotiable.
  • 1-year membership prizes will automatically be applied to the following membership year.
  • Gift cards will be e-mailed to the address UTRID has on file. UTRID is not responsible for lost or misdirected gift cards.

Contact webmaster.utrid@gmail.com with any general questions and/or concerns.

2020 Silent Weekend | Sept 25-27, 2020

UPDATE!! 

UTRID Silent weekend 2020

We are very excited to be hosting our first annual UTRID Silent weekend on Sept 25-27, 2020!

SOLD OUT!!
wait-list available, not guaranteed

We have a full list of scheduled presenters including our very own Kimm McConnachie, Michelle Draper, Stephanie Belshe, Trenton Marsh, Clay Anderson, David Davenport, Emily Wells-Longshore and Samond Bishara. This Silent weekend will  offer 12 CEHs/1.2 CEUs and the location will be in Heber, Utah (full disclosed address will be issued at a later date). Come and join us for a weekend of skill building, language immersion and camaraderie.

You must be a certified interpreter and a member of UTRID to participate.

Our Early Bird discount will be opening on January 1st-January 31st to claim your spot in the Silent weekend for $160! This includes meals, lodging, workshops, activities, and games (excluding one dinner on your own). To access the Early Bird discount upon check out you will need to enter the code: ‘earlybird’ to apply your discount price. Spots are limited so get your ticket now!!

We look forward to spending the weekend with you, see you there!

If you have any questions contact Sheri Ramirez at silentweekendchair.utrid@gmail.com.

Tickets will go live Jan 1! Purchase your ticket here. You must be logged into your member account (and enter the early bird discount code). Make sure to choose your sleeping arrangement choice and if you have a person you would like to share a bed/room with. After payment is confirmed you will receive your confirmed receipt for admittance.

UTRID is an Approved RID CMP Sponsor for continuing education activities. This Silent weekend is offered for 1.2 CEUs/12 CEHs at some Content Knowledge Level. Please request accommodations through the registration form. There will be no cancellation/refunds upon purchase, upon discretion.

UTRID does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender expression, disability, marital status, age, national origin, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations.

 

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Flier description: UTRID Silent weekend

April 24-26 Early Bird tickets ON SALE NOW until Jan 31st $160, access early bird pricing by entering code: ‘earlybird’ Friday: “Self Care” Kimm McConnachie, “Interactive Interpreting” Michelle Draper, “CDI and Hearing Interpreters working Together” “Mirroring” Stephanie Belshe & Trenton Marsh   Saturday: Interpreting- Taking your skills to the next level” Clay Anderson, “Language Acquisition” David Davenport, “Theatrical Performance” Emily Wells-Longshore, “Language Deprivation” Samond Bishara 12 CEHs/1.2 CEUs Certified interpreters only. Must be a UTRID member Send any questions to Sheri: silentweekendchair.utrid@gmail.com

Me: Confidence is… | Terp Talk Feb 8, 2020

TERP TALK

ME: CONFIDENCE IS…

Believing in ourselves, as well as our skills, is key to our success in the Interpreting community. We will discuss the importance of positive self talk and different ways to improve self esteem and confidence in our careers.

FEBRUARY 8TH 2020

11:30AM- 1:30PM

BRICK OVEN

10622 SOUTH RIVER FRONT PKWAY

SOUTH JORDAN, UT 84095

Members: Free
Non-Members: $35

 

Purchase your ticket (you must be logged into your member account to see the reduced price). After payment is confirmed you will receive a link to register for the workshop.

UTRID is an Approved RID CMP Sponsor for continuing education activities. This professional studies program is offered for 0.2 CEUs/2 CEHs at the little/none Content Knowledge Level. To request accommodations contact studentinvolvement.utrid@gmail.com. Click here to view UTRID cancellation/refund policies.

UTRID does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender expression, disability, marital status, age, national origin, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations.

Student Involvement Workshops

Student Involvement Workshops are held on the Thursday evenings listed, 6-8pm and are hosted at Sanderson Community Center for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing 5709 S 1500 W Taylorsville, Utah

 $5/student members $25/members $60/non-member

Feb 20th- Speed Mentoring

June 18th- Clarification Techniques: How to Ask For What You Need 

Oct 15th- Numbers

For the full 2020 schedule, click here

2020 Professional Development Workshops

Professional Development Workshops are held on the Saturdays listed, 9am-12pm and are hosted at Sanderson Community Center for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing 5709 S 1500 W Taylorsville, Utah

$30/members $65/non-member

Jan 11th- Teaming Starts with Me 

March 14th- There’s No I In Team

May 16th- CDI and Me: Stronger Together 

Sept 12th- Hello, My name is…: Setting a Collaborative Tone

For the full 2020 schedule, click here

2020 Terp Talks

Terp Talks are held on the Saturdays listed at 9:30a-11:30a and are hosted at varying locations in Salt Lake or Utah County. Individuals attending are responsible to pay for food individually.

 Free for members  $35/non-members

Feb 8th- South Jordan, Brick Oven- Me: Confidence is…

June 20th- TBD- Pizza Pie Cafe – You: Communication is…

Oct 17th- Taylorsville, Leatherby’s- Us: Collaboration is…

For the full 2020 schedule, click here