In Relationship to the Social-Media
5.1 Recognize that the CPEI Code of Professional Ethics applies to the use of social media.
5.2 Engage in honest and respectful communication, both professionally and personally, in all Social Media activity.
5.3 Maintain a clear professional identity and refrain from developing inappropriate social media relationships with students, other individuals.
5.4 Do not speak formally or informally on behalf of CPEI when engaging in personal social media activity unless authorized to do so.
5.5 Be mindful of the privacy and confidentiality of students and others and not engage in the use of social media in any way, which may pose as a conflict of interest or a breach of another’s privacy and confidentiality.
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.