Putting it into Practice

Title: Involving children and young people in policy, practice and research
Author: McLaughlin, H. (Editor)
Date Published: 2015
Reference: London: National Children’s Bureau (NCB)
Are service users or carers authors: No/Not Known

Abstract: This collection of papers have been specifically written to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the National Children’s Bureau and to demonstrate children’s involvement in research, policy and practice. Chapter 2 discusses the ethical issues arising from the involvement of children and young people in research. Prior to a project starting there are ethical issues relating to involvement in bid-writing, gaining ethical approval, recruiting children as co-researchers or as participants, informed consent, payment and rewards, and training for co-researchers. During the research project, there are ethical issues relating to support for co-researchers and child protection and safeguarding. At the end of a project, the ethical issues relate to authorship and dissemination as well as planning for the end of co-researchers’ involvement.

External link: The following links will take you to information on this entry on an external website. INVOLVE is not responsible for the content or the reliability of the external websites. Click here

Related entry: none currently available

Categories: report
service users and carers
researchers
research commissioners
children and young people
ethical issues
lessons from direct experience of involvement
General guidance on involving the public in research

Date Entered: 2015/10/14

Date Edited: 2015/10/14

Additional Info: