CODE OF ETHICS AND GUIDELINES FOR PROFESSIONAL CONDUCT
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The following guidelines represent the main tenants only.
1.0 PROFESSIONAL ACCOUNTABILITY:
Interpreters accept responsibility for all professional decisions made and actions taken.
1.2. Professional Conduct
1.3. Scope of Practice
1.4. Integrity of Service
4.4 Support for Professional Associations
2.0 PROFESSIONAL COMPETENCE:
Interpreters provide the highest possible quality service through all aspects of their professional practice.
2.1. Qualifications to Practice
2.2 Faithfulness of Interpretation
2.3. Accountability for Professional Competence
2.4. Ongoing Professional Development
Interpreters approach professional services with respect and cultural sensitivity towards all participants.
3.2. Communication Preferences
3.3 Deaf Interpreters
4.0 INTEGRITY IN PROFESSIONAL RELATIONSHIPS:
Interpreters deal honestly and fairly with consumers and colleagues while establishing and maintaining professional boundaries.
4.1. Professional Relationships
4.3. Respect for Colleagues
5.0 INTEGRITY IN BUSINESS RELATIONSHIPS:
Interpreters establish and maintain professional boundaries with consumers and colleagues in a manner that is honest and fair.
5.1. Business Practices
5.2. Accurate Representation of Credentials
5.3. Reimbursement for Services