Lifeguards at the Ethics Pool: Making a Splash With This Fun and Easy EDM Technique
This workshop is a hands-on approach to the often daunting process of ethical decision making, and provides an easy step by step process via a template that includes the identification of the main issue of the case, applicable CPC tenets, analysis of all stakeholder perspectives, and a variety of control options, resulting demands, and successful "win win" solutions. This workshop will assist the interpreter in breaking down the EDM process into manageable parts. The template itself can be used for any future challenging scenario that may arise, improving upon an interpreter's personal ethical fitness as well as providing options for post assignment case conferencing, and acting as an overall resource to expand on the interpreter's tool kit.
Teresa Sedano is a resident of Sacramento, California and is currently an adjunct faculty member at American River College, instructing sign language interpreting students in the area of Ethics and Professional Standards. Her passions include art, teaching, meditation, health, and being near the water: be it pool, pond, ocean, lake or puddle.
Teresa is a certified sign language interpreter; however, due to suffering an injury in 2011, Teresa became disabled and retired from interpreting. She received her Master’s Degree in Contemplative Education from Naropa University, in Boulder, Colorado. Her graduate studies included a focus on the healing properties of art for individuals suffering from chronic pain.
Teresa is a member of the Northern California Art Therapy Association, holds a certificate in “Expressive Art Therapy” and has mentored under local art therapist, Lisa Mitchell.
As owner of Awakened Heart Designs, Teresa provides workshops and 1-1 instruction in contemplative art concepts: mindfulness, presence, and breath work, in order for each individual to explore the joy of self expression during the creative process. As former executive director of “Healthy CEUs for Sign Language Interpreters”, Teresa is passionate about giving back to the community that she loves so much and that has supported her over the years.
Teresa welcomes any and all questions or comments regarding her coursework whether via email, phone call, Skype, snail-mail, postcard….or artwork.