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Terp Talk: Let's Talk CPC - Tenet Two: Professional Skill & Knowledge (.2 PS CEUs)

  • Wilson Community College Room E101 Wilson, NC (map)

Workshop Description: The RID Code of Professional Conduct Tenet Two will be the topic of discussion for this Terp Talk. Even if one is not RID certified, as an interpreter/interpreting student there is an obligation to understand the scope of professionalism, professional skills and knowledge necessary to interpret in specific settings. This dialogue will be guided by the RID CPC. Educational Objectives: Participants will consider the consequences of failure to possess necessary skill and knowledge for given settings while appropriate skill and knowledge will be defined for said settings. Facilitated dialogue will explore avenues to further develop skill and knowledge as a working interpreter without compromising the quality of services provided to consumers.

Terp Talks are conducted in a roundtable format of dialogue and facilitated learning opportunities. These sessions are hosted by the Eastern regional committee of NCRID. Terp Talks address a wide range of topics related to interpreting, Deaf culture, and shared interest to ultimately improve the quality of interpreting services provided to Deaf and Hearing consumers. These sessions strive to also enhance the camaraderie among professional interpreters, interpreting students, and Deaf and Hearing consumers.

Presenter: Renee J. Moore is nationally certified (RID: CI and CT) and has held a NC Interpreter and Transliterator License since 2005. She has earned an Associate degree in Interpreter Education and a BFA degree in Art and Design. With over 25 years of experience in the interpreting profession, Renee has been exposed to a broad spectrum of settings and opportunities that have enhanced her perspective as a presenter.

She has the advantage of breadth of teaching experiences in the subjects of ASL, interpreting music, women’s Biblical studies and topics of fine arts. Renee’s teaching approach is personable and encourages the learning benefit of sharing knowledge and wisdom gained through personal experiences.

Renee currently serves as Chair for the Eastern Regional Committee of NCRID. She also volunteers and serves in leadership roles on boards associated with art organizations in Eastern North Carolina. She is the owner/operator of Interpreting Connections, Inc. and RjM Artwork Studios. One can view Renee’s curriculum vitae, which expounds her experiences and accomplishments, at www.rjmartworkstudios.wordpress.com