Presentation notes from Ramp Up the Conversation Conference
Attorney Cynthia Herber, Federal and State Certified Interpreter Spanish
Confidentiality is mandatory in all situations. LEP individuals expect confidentiality and completeness in the rendering of the interpretation.
Do you agree or disagree with these differences and similarities?
- No advocacy
- No chumminess
- No lowering or changing the register
- Yes interpretation is on the record – “recording”
- No giving advice
- No time – fast pace
- Yes access to documents to assist in preparation
Public record, open to everyone, CCAP –open access to court info at www.wicourts.gov, check it out!
Keep in mind: The same clients you interpret for in the courts will need interpreters for medical care.