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April 20, 2007

Certified Deaf Interpreter Prep Course

From: UVM - Apr 20, 2007

Certified Deaf Interpreter Prep Course

University of Vermont in Burlington, VT

Summer 2007: June 25th through June 29th

CMSI 195 - Intermediate Special Topics (Communication Science)
Course Register Number (CRN): 60577

Course Description:
This course is designed to familiarize deaf students in the field of interpreting as a deaf interpreter with role-play and open-dialogue discussion of case scenarios in practices such as when a deaf interpreter can be used and decisions involved with financial
responsibilities like tax deductions and setting your
market value.

Contents of the course will fulfill the 8 hours of interpreting practices (the role and function of a Deaf Interpreter as worded under eligibility requirements on RID) and the 8 hours of RID Code of Ethics training required prior to taking the CDI written exam. Details in preparing for the CDI written and performance exams will be covered throughout the week. The course will be taught by Regan Thibodeau, a CDI since 2001 and a graduate of the University of Southern Maine's Interpreting Program.

Credits: 3
Please Note: Credits earned at UVM are transferable at the discretion of the receiving institution.

Classes being on 06/25/07 and end: 06/29/07 (Monday through Friday from 9am to 5pm with lunch break from 12pm to 1pm)

Maximum enrollment of 16 students so register NOW!
To register for the course, follow the instructions:

Summer Housing Rates:

* Summer 2007 -- Single Room ? $27.25 a day
* Summer 2007 -- Double Room ? $22.00 a day

To request a room, fill out this on-line form:

Or print this page to mail or fax to UVM:

Check with your VR or place of employment to see if they can provide tuition assistance.

Any questions or concerns? Contact the ASL Course Series Program Coordinator, Keri Ogrizovich via e-mail: