Pastoral Supervisors/Educators, chaplains, members, and student members are aware that social media (for example, Internet, text messaging, email, Twitter, Facebook, blogs, YouTube, LinkedIn, as well as all other forms of electronic/digital communication) influences and informs our daily life and work. We recognize that the World Wide Web records everything that is posted anywhere anytime and retains this information indefinitely.
2.1 The use of technology (computers, webcams, etc.) are accepted as an industry-standard in a variety of professional disciplines, including CPEI Affiliate Training Programs. Supervisors/Educators choosing to make use of such a method are to ensure, at a minimum, that participants are knowledgeable as to what is required for participation, how to utilize the required programming, persons are informed when sessions are recorded, and address matters of confidentiality. In addition, the risks and benefits of such use need to be identified.
2.2 Pastoral Supervisors/Educators are authorized to use cameras and/or other technological equipment to record individual and/or group peer sessions for supervision and training purposes only. Recorded data will be maintained only to serve the purpose of supervision and credentialing, after which it will be destroyed.
2.3 Pastoral Supervisors/Educators will safeguard client rights and confidentiality of recording in a secure setting as well as ensure the participants and Pastoral Supervisor/Educator review and sign a “Consent to Audio or Video Tape” Form
Clinical Pastoral Education International follows a Code of Ethics for Student Recruitment Personnel in regard to the recruitment of students.
A. As a student recruitment representative of an accredited distance education institution, including CPEI Affiliate Organizations, I recognize that I have certain responsibilities toward students, the public, and my institution. To fulfill these responsibilities, I pledge adherence to this Code of Ethics.
B. I will observe fully the accreditation standards, rules, policies, procedures, and guidelines established by Clinical Pastoral Education International, and any other authorized agency.
C. I will adhere to high ethical standards in the conduct of my work, and to the best of my ability, will: