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|CPHR Saskatchewan Standard of Conduct|
Code of Professional Conduct
CPHR Saskatchewan (“the Association”) is a dual- object entity; responsible for building awareness, credibility and promotion of the profession as well as regulation of its members in their professional practice. As such, it is important that the Association provide guidance to its members on acceptable professional conduct and behaviors that do not meet the Association’s standards.
The purpose of this Code of Professional Conduct (“the Code”) is to identify those professional obligations that serve to protect the public in general, the client/employing organization, and its’ employees and the overall reputation of our profession.
All CPHR Saskatchewan members must abide by the entirety of this Code as a condition of their CPHR Saskatchewan membership.
at any time there is doubt regarding the principles of the code, members should
seek advice from the President or Executive Director of the Association to
ensure that they avoid any actual or apparent conflicts.
1. Public Interest
must not engage in, counsel, aid and abet or condone any activity that would,
or could reasonably be construed to circumvent the clear intention of any of
the foregoing laws, statutes and regulations. Members must not knowingly lend
themselves, their names or their services to any unlawful act of their client
or employer as the case may be.
must refrain from obtaining personal advantage, benefit or privilege gained
from being a member or holding a position of trust within the Association.
7. Professional Growth and Development
shall maintain growth in the profession by engaging in activities that enhance
the credibility and value of the profession. Without limiting the generality of
the foregoing, members will engage in continuing professional development (CPD)
activities whether sponsored by the Association or otherwise that seek to
expand their competence and enhance their skill set.
When requested by the Association, members shall promptly provide a response to any matter addressed to them by the Registrar, Executive Director or Secretary of the Complaints and Discipline Committee as the case may be. Members are subject to the disciplinary authority of the Association regardless of where their conduct occurs.