Busy. Please wait.
Log in with Clever

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 
Sign up using Clever

Username is available taken
show password

Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
Your email address is only used to allow you to reset your password. See our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
Didn't know it?
click below
Knew it?
click below
Don't Know
Remaining cards (0)
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how


RID's Code of Professional Conduct applicable to interpreting scenarios for NIC

Confidentiality 1.0 Interpreters adhere to standards of confidential communication
Confidentiality 1.1 Share assignment-related information only on a confidential and “as-needed” basis (e.g., supervisors, interpreter team members, members of the educational team, hiring entities).
Confidentiality 1.2 Manage data, invoices, records, or other situational or consumer-specific information in a manner consistent with maintaining consumer confidentiality (e.g., shredding, locked files).
Confidentiality 1.3 Inform consumers when federal or state mandates require disclosure of confidential information.
Professionalism 2.0 Interpreters possess the professional skills and knowledge required for the specific interpreting situation
Professionalism 2.1 Provide service delivery regardless of race, color, national origin, gender, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, or any other factor.
Professionalism 2.2 Assess consumer needs and the interpreting situation before and during the assignment and make adjustments as needed.
Professionalism 2.3 Render the message faithfully by conveying the content and spirit of what is being communicated, using language most readily understood by consumers, and correcting errors discreetly and expeditiously.
Professionalism 2.4 Request support when needed to fully convey the message or to address exceptional communication challenges (e.g. cognitive disabilities, foreign sign language, emerging language ability, or lack of formal instruction or language).
Professionalism 2.5 Refrain from providing counsel, advice, or personal opinions.
Professionalism 2.6 Judiciously provide information or referral regarding available interpreting or community resources without infringing upon consumers’ rights.
Conduct 3.0 Interpreters conduct themselves in a manner appropriate to the specific interpreting situation.
Conduct 3.1 Consult with appropriate persons regarding the interpreting situation to determine issues such as placement and adaptations necessary to interpret effectively.
Conduct 3.2 Decline assignments or withdraw from the interpreting profession when not competent due to physical, mental, or emotional factors.
Conduct 3.3 Avoid performing dual or conflicting roles in interdisciplinary (e.g. educational or mental health teams) or other settings.
Conduct 3.4 Comply with established workplace codes of conduct, notify appropriate personnel if there is a conflict with this Code of Professional Conduct, and actively seek resolution where warranted
Conduct 3.5 Conduct and present themselves in an unobtrusive manner and exercise care in choice of attire.
Conduct 3.6 Refrain from the use of mind-altering substances before or during the performance of duties.
Conduct 3.7 Disclose to parties involved any actual or perceived conflicts of interest
Conduct 3.8 Avoid actual or perceived conflicts of interest that might cause harm or interfere with the effectiveness of interpreting services.
Conduct 3.9 Refrain from using confidential interpreted information for personal, monetary, or professional gain.
Conduct 3.10 Refrain from using confidential interpreted information for the benefit of personal or professional affiliations or entities
Respect for Consumers 4.0 Interpreters demonstrate respect for consumers
Respect for Consumers 4.1 Consider consumer requests or needs regarding language preferences, and render the message accordingly (interpreted or transliterated).
Respect for Consumers 4.2 Approach consumers with a professional demeanor at all times.
Respect for Consumers 4.3 Obtain the consent of consumers before bringing an intern to an assignment
Respect for Consumers 4.4 Facilitate communication access and equality, and support the full interaction and independence of consumers.
Respect for Colleagues 5.0 Interpreters demonstrate respect for colleagues, interns and students of the profession.
Respect for Colleagues 5.1 Maintain civility toward colleagues, interns, and students
Respect for Colleagues 5.2 Work cooperatively with team members through consultation before assignments regarding logistics, providing professional and courteous assistance and monitoring the accuracy of the message while functioning in the role of the support interpreter.
Respect for Colleagues 5.3 Approach colleagues privately to discuss and resolve breaches of ethical or professional conduct through standard conflict resolution methods; file a formal grievance after such attempts have been unsuccessful or the breaches are harmful or habitual
Respect for Colleagues 5.4 Assist and encourage colleagues by sharing information and serving as mentors when appropriate.
Respect for Colleagues 5.5 Obtain the consent of colleagues before bringing an intern to an assignment
Business Practices 6.0 Interpreters maintain ethical business practices
Business Practices 6.1 Accurately represent qualifications, such as certification, educational background, and experience,and provide documentation when requested.
Business Practices 6.2 Honor professional commitments and terminate assignments only when fair and justifiable grounds exist.
Business Practices 6.3 Promote conditions that are conducive to effective communication, inform the parties involved if such conditions do not exist, and seek appropriate remedies.
Business Practices 6.4 Inform appropriate parties in a timely manner when delayed or unable to fulfill assignments.
Business Practices 6.5 Reserve the option to decline or discontinue assignments if working conditions are not safe, healthy, or conducive to interpreting.
Business Practices 6.6 Refrain from harassment or coercion before, during, or after the provision of interpreting services.
Business Practices 6.7 Render pro bono services in a fair and reasonable manner
Business Practices 6.8 Charge fair and reasonable fees for the performance of interpreting services and arrange for payment in a professional and judicious manner.
Professional Development 7.0 Interpreters engage in professional development
Professional Development 7.1 Increase knowledge and strengthen skills through activities such as: pursuing higher education; attending workshops and conferences; seeking mentoring and supervision opportunities; participating in community events; and engaging in independent studies.
Professional Development 7.2 Keep abreast of laws, policies, rules, and regulations that affect the profession.
Created by: interpretermb
Popular Standardized Tests sets




Use these flashcards to help memorize information. Look at the large card and try to recall what is on the other side. Then click the card to flip it. If you knew the answer, click the green Know box. Otherwise, click the red Don't know box.

When you've placed seven or more cards in the Don't know box, click "retry" to try those cards again.

If you've accidentally put the card in the wrong box, just click on the card to take it out of the box.

You can also use your keyboard to move the cards as follows:

If you are logged in to your account, this website will remember which cards you know and don't know so that they are in the same box the next time you log in.

When you need a break, try one of the other activities listed below the flashcards like Matching, Snowman, or Hungry Bug. Although it may feel like you're playing a game, your brain is still making more connections with the information to help you out.

To see how well you know the information, try the Quiz or Test activity.

Pass complete!
"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards