Developing an ethical and reflexive mindset in emerging childhood researchers. By Daniella Bendo and Paige Sheridan
As thinking and practice has grown around ethical research involving children, so too has the need to train and equip new researchers with relevant knowledge and the associated mindsets. However, developing a comprehensive training program on ethical research involving children
Mercieca, D., & Jones, P. (2018). Use of a reference group in researching children’s views of psychotherapy in Malta. Journal of Child Psychotherapy, 44(2), pp. 243-262. This paper offers a critical examination of the positive and negative issues inherent in
Too vulnerable to participate? Challenges for meaningful participation in research with children in alternative care and adoption.
Garcia-Quiroga, M., & Agoglia, I. S. (2020). Too vulnerable to participate? Challenges for meaningful participation in research with children in alternative care and adoption. International Journal of Qualitative Methods, Published online ahead of print. This article analyses many of the challenges
Interviewing young people on sensitive topics: An iterative approach. By Tim Moore, Jodi Death & Steven Roche
In 2015, a Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse was established to understand the nature and extent of sexual abuse that occurred in Australian institutions and to determine ways that past failures might be avoided into the
Care Matters: Time for Change (Department for Education and Skills, 2007) identified the importance of narrowing the gap in attainment between children in and leaving out-of-home care and their peers in the general population. Right2BCared4 was one of the initiatives
Ethical considerations when conducting research with young children on distressing subjects. By Caroline Leeson
This research explores the experiences of young children when they are in the care of the local authority, with particular reference to decision making processes. It involved working directly with children aged four years to thirteen years and asked questions
Keeping you close at a distance: Ethical challenges when following young people in vulnerable life situations.
Bengtsson, T. T., & Mølholt, A.-K. (2016). Keeping you close at a distance: Ethical challenges when following young people in vulnerable life situations. Young, 24(4), pp. 359-375.
Heptinstall, E. (2000). Research note: Gaining access to looked after children for research purposes: Lessons learned. British Journal of Social Work, 30(6), pp. 867-872.
Munro, E. R., Ward, H., Lushey, C., & National Care Advisory Service. (2010). Evaluation of the Right2BCared4 pilots interim report: Overview of emerging themes and issues. London: Department for Education. Research Report DFE-RR031.
Munro, E. R., Lushey, C., Ward, H., & National Care Advisory Service. (2011). Evaluation of the Right2BCared4 Pilots: Final Report. London: Department for Education. Research Report DFE-RR106.