Tenets of the NAD-RID Code of Professional Conduct
Interpreters for the deaf and hard of hearing are mandated to follow the NAD-RID Code of Professional Conduct. Please click on http://www.rid.org/UserFiles/File/pdfs/codeofethics.pdf to read the Code of Professional Conduct in full, however, the tenets of the Code are listed below:
Interpreters adhere to standards of confidential communication.
Interpreters possess the professional skills and knowledge required for the specific interpreting situation.
Interpreters conduct themselves in a manner appropriate to the specific interpreting situation.
Interpreters demonstrate respect for consumers.
Interpreters demonstrate respect for colleagues, interns, and students of the profession.