ASLIA Code of Ethics

Code of Ethics - Australian Sign Language Interpreters Association (ASLIA)
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VALUES UNDERLYING THE CODE OF ETHICS & GUIDELINES FOR PROFESSIONAL CONDUCT

ASLIA values:

1. Professional accountability:
Accepting responsibility for professional decisions and actions.

2. Professional competence:
Committing to provide quality professional service throughout one's practice.

3. Non-discrimination:
Approaching professional service with respect and cultural sensitivity.

4. Integrity in professional relationships:
Dealing honestly and fairly with participants and colleagues.

5. Integrity in business practices:
Dealing honestly and ethically in all business practices.

Practitioners are to understand that each of these core values and accompanying sections are to be considered when making ethical and professional decisions in their identity and capacity as an interpreter. These values are of equal weight and importance.