Become a Member

The Community Ethics Network is a non-profit member run organization. Here at the CEN, we strongly believe that all Network members should have the opportunity to shape the future of the organization.

Member benefits include:

  • Full access to members’ website and its resources including our large collection of community based case studies, and other CEN presentations and educational materials;
  • The unique opportunity to network and exchange knowledge with other members
  • A community of practice with whom to discuss ethical issues;
  • Regular ethics newsletters; and
  • The opportunity to be a part of our Steering Committee and help direct the future of our network.

Membership organizations also receive the following additional benefits:

  • Being a CEN member can help with your organization’s accreditation process;
    • gaining board and organizational commitment to ethics
    • ensuring you have a code of ethics and supporting policies and guidance in place
    • customizing a decision-making tool
    • ensuring everyone know about the tool and how to apply it
    • selecting/developing reporting & investigation tools/ processes in place?
    • establishing an evaluation process to gauge the effectiveness of your ethics work
  • The CEN can help you develop strategies for improving ethics capacity in your organization;
  • The CEN offers unique training workshops designed for your organization’s management AND front line staff; and
  • As a membership organization, you will have the opportunity to be a part of our Mentorship Program.

Membership documents:

The CEN welcomes new members year round. Presently, we offer two types of membership:  organizational and individual. For further information on membership, please contact the CEN coordinator: at coordinator@communityethicsnetwork.ca

Individual

Individual members are not working within a member organization but are interested in community ethics.

Individual members are expected to be able to make clear contributions to the CEN.  Their involvement is assessed on an individual basis.

Organizational

Memberships for organizations are intended for community health and support service organizations, including but not limited to: Local Health Integration Networks (LHINS), community support services organizations, home care agencies, and community health centres.