“Ethics for Florida Interpreters” with Athena Matilsky.
Date(s): December 5th, 2020
Time: 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
ATHENA MATILSKY holds a BA in Spanish interpreting and translation from Rutgers University. She is a Federally Certified Court Interpreter (Spanish<>English), a Certified Healthcare Interpreter (Spanish<>English) and an Approved Court Interpreter (French<>English). She was editor-in-chief of Proteus in 2015 and she served as a staff interpreter for the NJ judiciary from 2013-2016.
This is a 4-hour interactive online course. It will focus on ethical standards applicable to professional interpreters/translators, in general, and Florida court interpreters, in particular. Participants will delve in the relation between ethics and professional performance, and the challenges of providing quality professional interpreting services. Ethics across fields: legal, medical, economic, general. The activity will be aided with PowerPoint presentation, guided practice, critical thinking analysis for decision-making, training materials, and group discussion.
This CIE activity has been approved by the American Translators Association (ATA) and the Certification Commission for Healthcare Interpreters (CCHI) with 4.0 credits. It is pending approval by the Florida Court Interpreter Certification and Regulation Program (CICRP) and the International Medical Interpreters Association (IMIA).