ICRID's Annual Conference 2022

  • 14 Oct 2022
  • 15 Oct 2022

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ICRID 2022 Annual Conference and Business Meeting

Theme: Mad About YOU!!
Presented by Carly Flagg

The target audience for this conference is working and Student Interpreters

When:  Friday and Saturday Oct 14 and 15

Friday 6:00pm - 8:00pm EST
Saturday 9:00am - 3:45pm EST

Where: Zoom

Cost:      Members: $50
                  Non-members: $70
                  Student/Senior Members: $25

Join us for two days of learning how to care for one of your most precious tools – YOU! We will be learning from Carly Flagg who has been in the field of educating interpreters for over 23 years. She has an MA in interpretation and CI/CT from RID. She has also completed graduate work in Counseling at Northern Illinois University as a Certified Compassion Fatigue Educator and Certified Professional Integration Coach.

Friday :

6pm-8pm EST    My Imposter and Me: Imposter Phenomenon in Interpreters   **The workshop will be presented in spoken English**


9am-11:30am EST  Beyond Compassion Fatigue: Five Interpreter Traumas and How to Prevent Them Part 1 *     
 **The workshop will be presented in spoken English**

11:45am - 1pm EST ICRID Annual Business Meeting with board officer elections
**The Business meeting will be conducted in ASL**

1:15pm-3:45pm EST - Beyond Compassion Fatigue: Five interpreter Traumas and How to Prevent Them Part 2 *

* Must attend both portions to recieve CEUs*

Workshop Descriptions: 

My Imposter and Me: Imposter Phenomenon in Interpreters

Approximately 70% of people suffer imposter syndrome at one time or another. Many interpreters suffer from a lack of confidence. They avoid conflict, struggle with work-life balance, and don’t trust their own abilities. This workshop will introduce these challenges and offer tools for bringing life into balance, protecting interpreters from work-related trauma, and approaching their work with greater joy. Imposter Phenomenon will be explained, and general strategies for overcoming IP will be discussed. 


  1. Define Imposter Syndrome/Phenomenon and explain the negative impact on interpreting work.

  2. Understand risk factors and preventative measures.

  3. Explain basic exercises that can support interpreters in their work

Beyond Compassion Fatigue: Five Interpreter Traumas and How to Prevent them Parts 1 & 2

Participants must attend both parts to receive CEU credit. Many types of trauma impact interpreters who witness oppression, disrespect, or conflicts.  


  1. You will be able to list 5 types of trauma, 

  2. Match warning signs to each type of trauma, and 

  3. List 5 ways trauma leads to burn-out.

Refund/cancellation policy: Attendees may cancel their registration and receive a refund up to 7 days prior to the event. 

Requests for accommodations made at least two weeks in advance of the activity will generally allow us to provide seamless access, but ICRID will make every effort to meet requests for accommodations.

ICRID is an Approved RID CMP Sponsor for continuing education activities. This General Studies program is offered for 0.7 CEUs at the Little/None Content Knowledge Level.

ICRID follows a policy of non-discrimination and promotes and environment of mutual respect free from bias. 

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