Resources and Information
This site, funded by the National Consortium of Interpreter Education Centers (NCIEC), provides all the tools needed to learn more about the interpreting profession and how to get started.
This RID standard practice paper provides a quick-glance and overview of the interpreting profession.
RID’s Certification Programs measure your knowledge and skill level and provides you with the appropriate level credentials for your testing skills.
NAD-RID Code of Professional Conduct
The NAD-RID Code of Professional Conduct sets the standards to which all certified members of RID are expected to adhere.
Council of Organizations Serving Deaf Alabamians (COSDA)
RID’s Standard Practice Papers (SPPs) articulate the consensus of the membership in outlining standard practices and positions on various interpreting roles and issues. These SPPs are excellent resources to educate all interpreters as well as hearing and deaf clients, the general public, business contacts, school personnel, doctors and nurses, etc.
Interpreting in Mental Health Settings