A refresher course for all active interpreters, this 3-hour session will review the basic definition of ethics and the Interpreter’s Code of Ethics as outlined in our Introduction to Community Interpreting training. In addition, participants will be asked to use their personal experiences in the field and will also be asked to judge real-life situations in relation to the code of ethics. Special topics in ethics may also be introduced.
• To define ethics and ethics as related to the interpreting and translation field
• To review and discuss the Interpreter’s Code of Ethics and apply codes to realworld interpreted situations
• To assist participants in identifying and evaluating personal ethics and values in relation to the Interpreter’s Code of Ethics
• To examine special topics related to ethics and ethical/unethical behavior