Use of the Term "Certified Interpreter" in Canada: Document Published

Use of the Term "Certified Interpreter" in Canada: A Guide to Terms and Accreditations in Canada: An AVLIC Position Paper

Approved by members at the July 12, 2014 AGM

Click to play video of AVLIC Official Position - Deaf Interpreter

Use of the Term "Certified Interpreter" in Canada: A Guide to Terms and Accreditations in Canada: An AVLIC Position Paper (2014) - ASL version

 

Use of the Term "Certified Interpreter" in Canada: A Guide to Terms and Accreditations in Canada: An AVLIC Position Paper (2014) - English version

 

At the AVLIC AGM held July 12, 2014, members voted to support the Use of the Term "Certified Interpreter" in Canada: A Guide to Terms and Accreditations in Canada: An AVLIC Position Paper draft English document prepared by the AVLIC Use of the Term Certified Ad-Hoc Committee. The ASL version of the document was not available at the time of ratification but has recently been translated and is now complete. AVLIC is pleased to announce this document and video combination is now available online.

Where to Find These Resources Online:

The  Use of the Term "Certified Interpreter" in Canada: A Guide to Terms and Accreditations in Canada: An AVLIC Position Paper resources are online and accessible to AVLIC members as well as members of the public. They can be found on the AVLIC website by following one of the following paths:

General Public:

  • Click on the ABOUT AVLIC tab
  • From the drop-down menu, click on POSITION PAPERS & RESOURCES
  • Under the first heading: AVLIC OFFICIAL POSITION, scroll to the sub-heading USE OF THE TERM "CERTIFIED"

Members Only:

  • In addition to the option above, the same resources are also linked within the members only section of the website. 
  • Sign into members only section and click on the blue MEMBERS ONLY tab
  • From the drop-down menu, click on RESOURCES
  • Scroll down to AVLIC OFFICIAL POSITION and click on the heading title to expand the section
  • Scroll to the sub-heading USE OF THE TERM "CERTIFIED"