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Let's "Get Real!"

"What did I get myself into?"


If you've been in the interpreting profession for longer than two jobs, you have probably asked yourself this least once...a day! Interpreting is one of the coolest and craziest professions ever. We go from highs to lows to mind numbing to exciting all in one day. Samantha Terzis explores the field of interpreting in her book Get REAL: A REAL Look at Interpreting. Terzis offers a raw look at interpreters and what we do on the job.

Team High Five

Let's "Get Real!" is a book discussion facilitated by Amy KrollThis interactive discussion is for working and student interpreters.

By the end of this book discussion, you will be able to...

  • Identify cycles that entangle and strategies to break free from the cycles

  • Lists Terzis' "truths" about interpreting

  • Compare Terzis' exploration of interpreting with you own journey in interpreting

CEUs & Time Commitment

Amy Kroll is an Approved RID CMP Sponsor for continuing education activities. This Professional Studies (PS) program is offered for 1.25 CEUs at the Some Content Knowledge Level.

You should plan on 9 hours of reading and reflection in preparation of the discussions and 8 hours of group interactions.  The 17 hours of content will be spread out weekly over the 4 week duration of this book discussion.


Dates & Location

This book discussion is 4 weeks in length, from March 21 to April 18, 2022. The group discussions will be held through Zoom on 3/28, 4/4, 4/11, and 4/18 (Mondays) from 4:00-6:00 pm Mountain. The assigned chapters will be read and reflected upon the week leading up to a group interaction. 


You have two costs associated with this book discussion: 1) the book discussion fee and 2) the cost of the book.

Book Discussion Fee: $125

Payment of the book discussion fee is due at the time of your registration.

A $100 refund will be offered through the original payment source for cancellations made at least 24 hours prior to the first day of the book discussion (March 20, 2022). No refunds are offered after this 24 hour cut off.​

Email for cancelations.

Cost of the Book:

You are responsible for obtaining a copy of the book for the duration of the book discussion. Online retailers sell print and eBook editions. Local libraries may have copies available.

Registration & Discussion Fee

Submit your registration form and pay the book discussion fee by March 19, 2022. You must submit both the registration form and fee to reserve your spot in the discussion. 


Registration is limited to 7 participants. If registration is full at the time you sign up/pay, the fee will be returned to you. 


Requests for reasonable accommodations can be made on the registration form.

Referral Program

Refer a co-worker and earn a $10 discount on a future CEU fee. Your co-worker will need to provide your name on the registration form.

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