Year Around Event (2021)
Virtual Workshop - Zoom
0.3 Professional Studies
ASLIS is an Approved RID CMP Sponsor for Continuing Education Activities. This Professional Studies program is offered for a total of 0.3 Professional Study CEUs at Some Content Knowledge Level.
Interpreters often have to defend their decisions by emphasizing they had to “step outside their role” to justify their ethical decisions when
1. Participants will define critical lenses as they apply to our ethical decision-making.
2. Participants will identify consumer-centered ethical decision-making strategies.
3. Participants will identify power dynamics involved in ethical making decisions.
Naomi Sheneman has been working professionally in the interpreting profession since 2000 in various roles. She is currently a freelance consultant, researcher, educator, interpreter diagnostician, and interpreter. She is the first deaf woman to receive a Ph.D. degree in Interpretation from Gallaudet University. Her dissertation study focused on the impact of extralinguistic knowledge of cancer on interpreters’ work. She gives presentations and trainings nationally and internationally focusing on ethics, power dynamics in interpretation, and medical interpreting. Her publications include a study on Deaf interpreters’ ethics, interpreting in international conferences, and power imbalances in interactions between deaf people and interpreters.
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