Denise Safranec

Contact Information

Certifications

  • National Association of the Deaf / Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf – National Interpreter Certificate  2009
  • Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf — Certificate of Transliteration 2001

Summary of Qualifications

  • Skilled interpreting between English and American Sign Language
  • Fluent in ASL and English languages
  • Proficiency in research and analytical skills
  • Strong mentor / leader

Denise has been involved with American Sign Language and the Deaf community since 1996 and a professional certified interpreter since 2001. Her experience has been in educational and community based venues with a knowledge of a broad range of subjects, protocols, and specialized vocabularies. As an independent freelance practitioner, Denise has worked in the Mid-Hudson area, Utica/Rome, Massachusetts, and Vermont, as well as the Capital Region. Professionally, she upholds the NAD-RID Code of Professional Conduct, with the primary directive to “do no harm”.  Denise continues to engage in professional dialogue with colleagues, both Deaf and Hearing, to promote integrity in the profession of interpreting, stay current with best practices in the field, and maintain a rigorous course of professional development.