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Conference - Events - Board Meetings

Below you will find upcoming events, board meetings and more. Please also see the Licensure section for the latest updates.


Interpreting in Substance Use and Mental Health, May 20, 2021 6-8pm on Zoom

The workshop be provided by Denise Johnson who is Deaf and in her Native American Sign Language (ASL). She has a professional and personal journey working in the substance use disorder and mental health field. The presenter will focus and explain the vocabularies in substance use and mental health signs for Interpreters to learn the 12 Steps & Tradition of Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) Translations from English to ASL and what to expect when communicating with a person who Deaf, DeafBlind and Hard of Hearing is receiving services for substance use or/and mental health settings.

Educational Objectives: 1. Participants will be able to describe Substance Use and Mental Health vocabularies to apply them to their work. 2. Participants will be able to describe the 12 Steps & Traditions of Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) Translations. 3. Participants will be able to identify the expectations of working in the Substance Use Disorder/Mental Health fields.

May 20, 2021 Interpreting in Substance Use and Mental Health

  • A Zoom link will be sent prior to the workshop. Please check your registered email for this link.

WisRID 2021 Conference

1000 Chula Vista Pkwy, Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965

October 22-24, 2021

Contact Co-Chairs at:

Annual Business Meeting

October 23, 2021


Upcoming Board Meetings:

Board meetings for 2021:

June 6, 2021: 9am - until business is complete

October 23, 2021 Annual Business Meeting (Zoom or in-person TBD)

All meetings will be conducted via Zoom, unless otherwise stated. All members are welcome to attend these meetings. Please contact the WisRID President to get the link or for other accomodations: .

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