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Interpreting

Interpreter/Translator Code of Ethics

  • Interpreter/transliterator shall keep all assignment-related information strictly confidential.
  • Interpreter/transliterator 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.
  • Interpreter/transliterator shall not counsel, advise, or interject personal opinions.
  • Interpreter/transliterator shall accept assignments using discretion with regard to skill, setting, and the consumers involved.
  • Interpreter/transliterator shall request compensation for services in a professional and judicious manner.
  • Interpreter/transliterator shall function in a manner appropriate to the situation.
  • Interpreter/transliterator shall strive to further knowledge and skills through participation in workshops, professional meetings, interaction with professional colleagues and reading of current¬† literature in the field.
  • Interpreter/transliterator, by virtue of membership in or certification by the R.I.D., Inc. shall strive to maintain high professional standards in compliance with the Code of Ethics