What Would You Do? Part 2- 0.3 CEUs


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Product Description

Certified interpreter David Hylan, CI/CT, hosts this second installment in this series. In the series, scenes of conflict, moral dilemma, or illegal activity involving sign language interpreters are presented through text or acted out by actors. Variations are also usually included, such as changing the situations, genders, the races or the clothing of those involved in the scene, to see if participants will react differently. Hylan leads discussions with participants about their reactions. As the discussion takes place, ethical and moral implications are included, while participants explain and discuss their reactions.


  1. Participants will be able to list the Six Guiding Principles of Success.
  2. Participants will be able to identify at least five tenets of the RID Code of Professional Conduct.
  3. Participants will be able to identify the appropriate tenet of the RID Code of Professional Conduct that applies to at least two sample ethical dilemmas.

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.