Author Archive: Robyn Dean
Robyn Dean, CI/CT, MA, was appointed to the faculty of the University of Rochester School of Medicine in 1999, in recognition of her scholarship in the interpreting field and leadership in the education of interpreters, medical students, and other health care professionals. She has been an interpreter for over 20 years, with particular service experience in healthcare and mental health settings. Ms. Dean holds a BA in ASL Interpreting and an MA in Theology. Her demand control schema (DC-S) has been the topic of numerous workshops, publications, and grant projects nationally and internationally. Ms. Dean was the recipient of the 2008 Mary Stotler Award. Ms. Dean is currently a PhD Candidate at Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh, Scotland.
Prophetic words do not solely come from scriptural texts and prophetic messages do not only come from spiritual leaders. A prophetic message can be found in the profane moments of our daily lives: a song on the radio that brings comfort, an overheard remark of a child that is innocent yet profound, or an advertisement [...]