Ethics News

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The More We Change, The More We Stay the Same

Examining conflict in interpreting and the implications for interpreter education
Paula Gajewski Mickelson and Matthew O’Hara

2014 CIT Conference

In the midst of the complexities, a basic truth in any interpreted interaction is that the Deaf and hearing participants, as well as the interpreters, are all human, hoping for a successful interaction that includes acknowledgement, mutual respect and […]

By |October 30th, 2014|Categories: Ethics News, From RID Headquarters|Comments Off on The More We Change, The More We Stay the Same

Conflicts Between Interpreters and Consumers

When You’ve Tried Everything
David Bowell, Matthew O’Hara, and Pamela Whitney

2014 NAD National Conference

There are situations where deaf people or even interpreters themselves want to make an ethical complaints against interpreters who are members of the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID). The presenters discussed several strategies and emphasized mediation as an essential solution […]

By |July 2nd, 2014|Categories: Ethics News, From RID Headquarters|Comments Off on Conflicts Between Interpreters and Consumers

Excellence In Interpreting

Ethics Enforcement
Shane Feldman and Matthew O’Hara

2013 PCRID-MDAD Conference

This session will provide an overview of RID’s Ethical Practices System, including the compliant, adjudication and mediation processes.  Attention will be paid to how the EPS process does and how it serves both the Deaf and interpreter communities in resolving conflicts on a local, one on one level […]

By |November 1st, 2013|Categories: Ethics News, From RID Headquarters|Comments Off on Excellence In Interpreting

Signed Language Interpreter Ethics

What Consumers Can Expect
Matthew O’ Hara, Phyllis Perrin Wilsox and Judy Viera

2013 ALDA-TDI Conference

Click here for the PowerPoint presentation.

By |October 17th, 2013|Categories: Ethics News, From RID Headquarters|Comments Off on Signed Language Interpreter Ethics