Watch Robert Lee present on the role we play and the model of interpreting to which we prescribe and how they are influenced by our World View. He argues that individuals' beliefs influence how we perceive others, thus impacting how we interact with them and how we see and explain our role among them to others. 
If you haven't yet, please join the LinkedIn  Group Sign Language Interpreting Mentors.   There, you can connect with other professionals, mentors and mentees and discuss this and other topics in mentoring.

Anna Davis
Regional Interpreter Education Center at Northeastern University