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Interpreter Workshop: “Behind that Like Button” 10/22/16 – DFW


North Central Texas Interpreters for the Deaf

“Behind that Like Button” Workshop

Presented by Heather Hughes and Topher Gonzales, CDI

October 22, 2016, 9:00am-12:00pm

Social Media has forever changed the way we interact with the world around us, allowing us to connect with like-minded individuals, as well as challenge the personal thoughts and beliefs of our own and others. In today’s politically charged culture, the breadth of ideas, opinions, and observations can become emotional and personal very quickly.

In this workshop, participants will discuss balancing personal freedom of expression with mitigating the perceptions our social media interactions will create amongst our consumers. Participants will look not only at the NAD-RID Code of Professional Conduct, but will view examples of recent social media posts and weigh the impact of those posts against the trust placed on interpreters by consumers.


Cathedral of Hope
5910 Cedar Springs Road
Dallas, TX 75235

This workshop is open to all interpreters, students, and educators.

$30 – non-members/ $20 – NCTID members

Registration available online at NCTID.org or by check payable to NCTID mailed to NCTID, c/o Janice McCann, 2807 Allen St #367, Dallas, TX 75204. Returned checks will be subject to a fee of $35.

Questions? Please contact Shelley J. Hardell via email at [email protected]

ADA accommodations provided upon request

TSID is an Approved RID CMP Sponsor for Continuing Education.
This Professional Studies program is offered for .3 RID CEUs at the Some Content Knowledge Level. RID CEUs (Pending).

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