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Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Extreme Interpreting: Ethics in Educational Interpreting

ESC-20 provides training and technical assistance to programs serving students who are deaf or hard of hearing, including assisting programs meet the unique needs of students who are deaf or hard of hearing across the continuum of placement options.

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Important Session Information:

Interpreters need a certain number of CEUs to keep certification current. Ethics-related topics is one area needed for recertification. This session will introduce Demand-Control Schema and Role-Space, and their application to interpreting in the educational setting. Participants will analyze ethical situations and challenge the misconceptions of "that's not my role" and "it depends". The presentation will focus on Demand-Control Schema and the Proposed Constructs as developed by Robyn Dean and Robert Pollard, in conjunction with an introduction to Role-Space as developed by Robert Lee and Peter Llewellyn-Jones. The target audience for this course is educational interpreters.


1. Identify the 4 types of demands faced in ethical decision-making.

2. Identify and articulate controls in response to demands.

3. Identify prioritized/forfeited values and the resultant demands.

4. Identify role space and the planes of interaction management, participant alignment, and presentation of self.

** BEI CEU credits have been approved for this course. (.3)**

** RID CEU credits have been approved for this course.**


TEXAS SOCIETY OF INTERPRETERS FOR THE DEAF (TSID) is an Approved RID CMP Sponsor for continuing education activities. This Professional Studies program is offered for 0.03 CEUs at the Little/None Content Knowledge Level.

ESC 20 is providing this workshop as an opportunity for safe, respectful learning and will not permit harassment, discrimination or horizontal violence based on another's comments, questions, schema, race, color, religion, hearing status, gender, gender expression, age, national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation or any other protected class.

If you have questions regarding a refund, cancellation, or accommodations for this session; please contact Shelly Bybee, or (210) 370-5628.

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Session ID:
Credits Available:
(3) CPE - TEA Provider #015950
Seats Available:
Contact Person:
Shelly Deaver Bybee
Lee Godbold
Shelly Deaver Bybee
Date Time Location
1/29/2022 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Other, Region 20 ESC District - Zoom Meeting 20
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Deaf and Hard of Hearing
13 sessions

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