Interpretek is an approved RID Sponsor for Continuing Education Activities. This Professional Studies program is offered for 0.60 CEUs at the Some Content Knowledge Level.
This workshop will discuss the relevant factors that guide American Sign Language Interpreters through ethical decision-making processes using such guides as the RID CPC and the guiding principle of “Do no harm.” The influence of personal ethics, professional ethical standards, and cultural backgrounds will be also discussed, as well as ethical decision-making and the impacts of such decisions by using real world examples. The perspectives of Deaf Interpreters, hearing Interpreters, and Deaf consumers will be considered and discussed.
- To understand the importance of ethical decision making along with the long and short term impacts decisions made by the interpreter can have on the people and communities involved.
- To gain experience applying situational analysis tools.
- To gain experience applying ethical decision-making techniques.