Survey of Interpreting: ch.12 Principles of Professional Practice
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What distinguishes professionals?
will likely get a
likely doing what is in your best interest
personal attributes that enable someone to interact effectively and harmoniously with other people.
3 Essential features of a profession
1.Special monopoly via licensure/certification.
2.Defined/limited scope of practice & a related body of knowledge.
3.Adherence to a set of values/Code of Ethics.
What does the public expect?
~deal with sensitive information
~avoid emotional involvement
~have a sense of morals or ethics
What are ethics?
"Behavioral standards - a set of principles that defines what is judged appropriate or inappropriate, right or wrong" (Humphrey & Alcorn, 2007, p. 301).
"It is critical, then, that a professional have an
internalized moral base and sense of ethics" (Humphrey & Alcorn, 2007, p. 301).
ex.) Dr.David Arndt
-respect for consumers
-respect for colleagues
Interpretation of the code
~Empowerment of the client
~Accurate conveyance of information
~Purchase of services
Promote the Profession
~You can always get better at what you do!
"Requires you to look at a question or issue with an open mind to as many feasible options or perspectives to a given situation as possible" (Humphrey & Alcorn, 2007, p. 310).
Ethical Decision making involves...pt.1
~Information reliable & are decisions consistent with professional COE?
~Understanding how the COE may conflict with your own individual/ family value structures
~Testing new ideas & solutions
Ethical Decision making involves...pt.2
~Comparing those with standard responses to those decisions
~Integrating the information learned with acceptable norms of professional behavior
What if I can't make an ethical decision consistently...pt.1
The problem might be due to...
~Lack of clarity regarding the expectations of your client or employer
~Unavoidable intervening factors such as conflict among client demands, employer demands, the COE, & one's own morally & ethically guided principles
What if I can't make an ethical decision consistently...pt.2
The problem might be due to...
~Ignorance or naiveté (no schema)
~A lack of concern about or unawareness of long-range or short-range consequences
"It is best to rehearse those situations in advance so that you will have several alternative responses readily available to you. Given the setting, clients, and numerous other contextual factors, you will select the one response that you feel is most appropriate."
"The only time a mistake is 'bad' is when you keep making the same one" (Humphrey & Alcorn, 2007, p. 318).
~Support group made up of professional peers
~Mentoring support group
2.Identify the consequences of each option
3.Collect/ Review facts
9.Record for reference
What does PEPSI stand for?
P- whats the PROBLEM?
E-ETHICALLY what's going on?
P-what's the PERSPECTIVE
S-what's the SOLUTION
I-what are the IMPLICATIONS
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