The Code of Professional Conduct: You have got to be kidding me!- 0.3 CEUs


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Product Description

Each day interpreters are faced with ethical dilemmas related to the facilitation of information. Some of these challenges are small and require a minimal amount of mental energy to resolve. While others, require a great deal of searching and values clarification before reaching a resolution.

Participants, by using their experiences and an analysis of their own values, will analyze their own personal evolution within the profession and application of the RID Code of Professional Conduct.

Participants will:     

  • -Become familiar with the stages of moral conduct development.
  • -Be able to describe the basic tenants of the Code of Ethics.
  • -Demonstrate an understanding of how the stages of moral conduct influence the way they interpret and utilize the Code.
  • -Demonstrate critical thinking skills in evaluating various ethical situations.

Additional information


0.3 Professional Studies

The Betty & Leonard Phillips Deaf Action Center is an Approved RID CMP Sponsor for continuing education activities. The Professional Studies program is offered at the 'Some' Content Knowledge Level.



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Target Audience

Working sign language interpreters

Presenter Information

David W. Hylan, Jr., Ed.D., CI/CT, LA Level V
David holds a doctoral degree from the Louisiana State University – Shreveport in Leadership Studies and a Master of Science degree in Deaf Education from Lamar University. He has been the executive director of the Betty and Leonard Phillips Deaf Action Center for the past 31 years. He has provided over 40 years of professional services as an interpreter and mentor. David is one of the founding members of the Louisiana Coalition of Service Providers and People Acting for Change and Equality (PACE).

David has provided interpreting services on the college level, medical, legal, and governmental situations. He serves as an RID Local Test Administrator. He is a member of the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf, the Louisiana Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf, and the Louisiana Association of the Deaf and International Leadership Association. He has conducted workshops on the national, state, and local level in the areas of sign language interpreter training, leadership and interpreting ethics, and American Sign Language training.