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GaRID/GAD/NAOBI Together 2022

Interpreting in the Domestic Violence Setting

  • 17 May 2014
  • 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Georgia Council for the Hearing Impaired (GACHI) 4151 Memorial Drive- Suite 103-B Decatur, GA 30032


  • If you are registering online there will be a $2.00 convenience fee. If you are writing a check it is $40.00
  • If you are registering online there will be a $2.00 convenience fee. If you are writing a check it is $50.00

Interpreting in the Domestic Violence Setting; Self Care: Alleviating the Effects of Vicarious Trauma 


Kristin Grace, LCSW, NIC

This Professional Studies program is offered for .55 RID CEUs.

Target audience: Working ASL/English Intepreters; this workshop will be presented in ASL. Content knowledge: Extensive 

Date: May 17, 2014
 9:00 am to 3:00 pm

Registration begins at 8:30 am.
~ Workshop begins promptly at 9:00 am.
*Please bring your own lunch*



ASL/English interpreters need to be prepared to balance compassion while thoughtfully maintaining the tenets of the NAD/RID CPC. Come learn how to act as a cultural mediator and not a helper. Learn the signs and symptoms of trauma, and nuances of the setting to achieve successful interpreting outcomes by minimizing linguistic errors and omissions. PRESENTER: Kristin Grace, LCSW, NIC hails from the great state of Illinois, where she worked at Chicago’s Rape Victim Advocates- Deaf program from 2001-2003 as a therapist and a certified Rape Crisis Counselor in the ER setting. She later achieved the LCSW (clinical license) and worked as a LCSW in a variety of social service environments such as private practice, DFACS and ADA State Monitoring. While simultaneously working as a clinician, Kristin worked as an ASL/English interpreter, predominantly in the medical and post-secondary settings. Kristin currently works in private practice as a LCSW for Deaf individuals and in the VRS setting as a VI. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family, taking trips to the beach and learning about living green and environmental sustainability. 

GaRID Members: $40.00 Non-Members: $50.00

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