The work by Robyn Dean and Robert Pollard has facilitated a fundamental shift in the interpreting profession from a deontological sense of ethics to a more teleological one. If you are curious about what that means, check out their web site at: Demand-Control Schema
From their web site, you can contact Robyn Dean for the latest information. It is important to recognize that understandings of the Demand-Control Schema is not static. Dean & Pollard are continuing to refine the application of DC-S so be sure to look for the most up-to-date publications and materials.
The latest article from Dean and Pollard which contains the most updated formulation of the Demand-Control Schema in an article format.
Dean & Pollard, 2012. Context-based Ethical Reasoning in Interpreting: A Demand Control Schema Perspective. The Interpreter and Translator Trainer, 5(1) 2011, 155-82.
Webinars & Videos
MARIE Center Webinars
Robyn Dean did a series of webinars in 2014 for the MARIE Center as part of the NCIEC. These are presented in spoken English with captioning and ASL interpretation.
Videos as Part of NCIEC Mentoring Toolkit
Robyn Dean and Bob Pollard created a series of ASL videos explaining the Demand-Control Schema. (These are created in ASL without any English translation.) See those videos under the heading “Robyn Dean.”
Facebook: get updated information here.
Observation-Supervision: Here’s a blog post from Robyn Dean about the important of developing these groups for observation-supervision.
Text Book: In 2013, Robyn Dean and Robert Pollard published a textbook on Demand-Control Schema. You can order a copy here.
A Resource on Tacit Schemas for Ethical Decision-Making
Rest, J.R., Navarez, D., Bebeau, M., and Thoma, S.J. (1999). Postconventional moral thinking: A neo-Kohlbergian approach. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.
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