INTERPRETER WORKSHOP. WELCOME!. Revision. So this is a revision of a workshop I did a few years ago for beginning interpreters. It will have most of the info from class, so you can just read through this and get the same info!. Workshop overview and Schedule. Code of ethics
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ASL to English
English to ASL
Visual English to Signed English
SEE ISEE IILOVE
Simultaneous- signing or voicing at the same time someone is voicing or signing- most common method in ASL
Consecutive- each language stops as other is used. Often used in two vocal languages.
1. Interpreters/transliterators shall keep all assignment-related information strictly
Interpreters/transliterators shall render the message faithfully, always conveying the content and spirit of the speaker using language most readily understood by the person(s) whom they serve.
The interpreter cannot interject or modify, but must still do the job.
Interpreters/transliteratorshall not counsel, advise or interject personal opinions.
Interpreters/transliterators shall accept assignments using discretion with regard to skill, setting, and the consumers involved.
Interpreters/transliterators shall request compensation for services in a professional and judicious manner.
Interpreters/transliterators shall function in a manner appropriate to the situation.
Interps must conduct themselves appropriate to the situation.
Interpreters/transliterators shall strive to further their knowledge and skills through participation in work-shops, professional meetings, interaction with professional colleagues, and reading of current literature in the field.
Interpreters/transliterators, by virtue of membership or certification by the RID, Inc., shall strive to maintain high professional standards in compliance with the Code of Ethics.
Nearly every profession required association memberships, skills assessment and continuing education. Membership dues are just a fact of professional life.
Think of a Standard
Determine a scenario in which this might be applied.
What are some challenges to it for you personally?
What is its purpose?
The next side was really for the workshop, but you can think about it too…
Metaphors and proverbs
Allusions to literature
Jokes or stories
Obscure or ambiguous material
Inserting reading from documents that the interp doesn’t have
Types of Certification:
Holders of this certificate are recognized as fully certified in Interpretation and have demonstrated the ability to interpret between American Sign Language (ASL) and spoken English in both sign-to-voice and voice-to-sign. The interpreter's ability to transliterate is not considered in this certification. Holders of the CI are recommended for a broad range of interpretation assignments. This test is currently available.
Holders of this certificate are recognized as fully certified in Transliteration and have demonstrated the ability to transliterate between English-based sign language and spoken English in both sign-to-voice and voice-to-sign. The transliterator's ability to interpret is not considered in this certification. Holders of the CT are recommended for a broad range of transliteration assignments. This test is currently available.
Holders of this specialist certificate have demonstrated specialized knowledge of legal settings and greater familiarity with language used in the legal system. Generalist certification and documented training and experience is required prior to sitting for this exam. Holders of the SC:L are recommended for a broad range of assignments in the legal setting. This test is currently available.
Holders of this generalist certificate have demonstrated, using silent oral techniques and natural gestures, the ability to transliterate a spoken message from a person who hears to a person who is deaf or hard-of-hearing and the ability to understand and repeat the message and intent of the speech and mouth movements of the person who is deaf or hard-of-hearing. This test is currently available.
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