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RID has announced a moratorium on certification.

For more information, check out the Vlog from Melvin Walker

Check out the Vlog by Anna Witter-Merithew regarding risk assessment.

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The Code of Conduct applies to all members of the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf, Inc. Please click here to read the code as stated on the RID website,

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It is time to renew your membership with CCRID Chair Committee Form


Honoring Tradition ~ Embracing Change ~ Celebrating Growth

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Welcome to the CCRID web site. CCRID is a non-profit organization that provides an organizational structure for interpreters in the Central California area to promote information sharing and professional development opportunities. Our workshops page provides information on all upcoming CCRID events.

CCRID is a Region V Affiliate Chapter of the National Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf, Inc. (RID). RID is the only national association dedicated to the professional development of interpreters and transliterators. Founded in 1964, the goal of RID is to promote the profession of interpreting and transliterating between American Sign Language and English.

This web site provides information about the CCRID organization, upcoming CCRID sponsored events and workshops, and about becoming a member. We are happy to receive any feedback or suggestions you may have about this site. If there is additional information you would like to see provided, please contact us.

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CCRID Upcoming Events


Sat., Aug. 22, 2015 8am-5pm

Disaster Response Interpreter Training Come to this training to learn how to help your community in the event of a disaster. FREE Workshop, FREE CEUs, and FREE Lunch

Fri., Sept. 18, 2015 6-9pm

Non Manual Signals with Dr. Byron Bridges FREE Workshop and FREE CEUs. Join Byron Bridges at CSU Fresno McLane Hall Rm. #121

Sat. Oct. 24, 2015 9-4pm

--Overcoming the Plateau: Deliberate Practice for Working Interpreters provided by Shannon M. Mulhall 9-4pm; $45/Student, 55/Member, 75/Non-member; DHHSC Cost will increase by $5.00 at the door

Fri., Nov. 13, 2015

Four Shades of Interpreting with Nicole Chance, Amy Strobel, Chantel Cox and Suzanne Conway Come join four of Fresno's greatest interpreters and instructors as they present four aspects of interpreting

Fri., Dec. 4, 2015

Dessert auction and a guest speaker. Come spend your Fri. night with CCRID enjoying sweet treats and great entertainment.

Sat., Jan. 30, 2016

Going Broadway! Theatre Interpreting with Noah Buchholz You will not want to miss Noah Buchholz, a CDI who specializes in theatre interpreting.

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