Research & Scholarly Achievement
at Gallaudet University

Stress and burnout in video relay interpreting: An examination of ASL-English interpreters

ID: 1863
Status: Ongoing
End Date: April 2014


This research project is about Video Relay Service (VRS) interpreters and the stress they experience at work, which can easily lead to burnout. A pilot study was completed along with the development of a survey instrument in Spring 2012 which showed fascinating results for stress in VRS. This year, the research will be expanded to RID Members nationwide. By doing this, a higher response rate will follow giving a more accurate picture of the VRS industry in America.

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