Building Capacity for Ethical Research with Children and Young People

2011Powell, M.A.

This paper reviews recent literature regarding ethical issues in research with children and young people. This is a topic that has seen a significant growth in interest over recent years, in response to developments in both child research and ethics. Whilst acknowledging the clear importance of the issues related to medical and psychological research studies on children, they are beyond the scope of this review which is focused on ethical issues related to research with children, who are actively participating and expressing their views and opinions.

Key wordsEthics / humanitarian work / psychosocial intervention