Interpreter code of conduct

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PRACTICE FOR INTERPRETERS

Recommended Best Practices for Interpretation

To ensure a positive and professional service, RCOE has established the following practices.

| || Interpreters are professionals who facilitate communication between English speakers and non-English speakers without prejudice |
| | |or discrimination based on race, color,and national origin, sex disability, and age. |
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| | |The primary role of an interpreter is to orally relay in different language what a speaker is saying. At times,interpreters may |
| | |have to rely on lengthy explanations when there is not a linguistic equivalent for a word, term, or phrase. |
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| | |Interpreters are privy to confidentialinformation, especially when interpreting for Individualized Education Plan (IEP) |
| | |meetings, and must therefore adhere to strict confidentiality standards. They mustabstain form discussing the contents of the |
| | |meeting or conference outside the scope of their assignment and abstain from contacting the student and /or family outside the|
| | |educational setting. |
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| | |Interpreters must refrain from attempting to...
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