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Chapter Discussion on Ethical & Professional Codes

Codes are common to service-related professions. ASL-English interpretation is service-related profession with it's own professional code. Codes guide behaviors and decision-making of providers. This discussion will look at RID's Code of Professional Conduct as well as codes from non-interpreting fields like education, legal, medical, finance, realtor, and philanthropy. Finally, codes of interpreters and translators outside of RID will be considered.


Ethical & Professional Codes chapter discussion is facilitated by Amy KrollThis interactive chapter discussion is for working and student interpreters. 

By the end of this chapter discussion, you will be able to...

  • Identify similarities / differences between RID CPC and other codes in interpreting and non-interpreting fields

  • Articulate how ethical / professional codes influence the work of interpreters

CEUs & Time Commitment

Amy Kroll is an Approved RID CMP Sponsor for continuing education activities. This Professional Studies (PS) program is offered for 0.45 CEUs at the Little Content Knowledge Level.

This learning event requires independent pre-reading and research in addition to the three (3) hours on Saturday for group interaction. To complete the required pre-activities, you should plan on an (1) hour to read the book chapter (21 pages) and an hour of independent research. You are expected to pick an interpreting (other than RID) and non-interpreting code to learn more about. Your independent research will be shared during the group interactions.

CEUs will not be awarded to participants who attend the group interaction without proof of completing the required pre-activities. The required pre-activities will be sent to you two (2) weeks prior to the Saturday group interaction.


Dates & Location


This chapter discussion is 2 weeks in length. It starts on November 22 (Sunday) and ends on December 5 (Saturday).

You will have November 22 (Sunday) through December 4 (Friday) to complete the assigned chapter and required research independently. On December 5 (Saturday), you will meet together with other participants for a facilitated discussion of our collective learning.

Saturday meeting is December 5 from 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Mountain via Zoom. 



An electronic copy of the chapter will be provided to you on the first day of the workshop free of charge. 

Book Discussion Fee: $25


A $20 refund will be offered through original payment source for cancellations made at least 24 hours prior to the first day of the book discussion (November 22, 2020). No refunds are offered after this 24 hour cut off.​



Submit your registration form by November 18, 2020.  Registration is limited to 5 participants.


Requests for reasonable accommodations can be made on the registration form.



Payment information will be sent by email once your Zoom "seat" for the chapter discussion has been confirmed.

Referral Program


Refer a co-worker and earn a $10 discount on a future CEU fee. Your co-worker will need to provide your name on the registration form.

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