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Involving children and young people in the design and conduct of research
- Involving children and young people in the design and conduct of research
The aim of this one-day course is to provide participants with an understanding of how to involve children and young people in the design and conduct of research. This course will focus on the princles of and approaches to involving children and young people and will provide case study examples which illustrate the key approaches, what facilitates and how to overcome potential barriers to public involvement.
with a particular focus on the development and evaluation of complex interventions. The course includes practical sessions where delegates can apply learning to develop a plan for involving children and young people in their own projects or research ideas.
The course is led by Peter Gee (the Public Involvement Officer at DECIPHer) and Dr Jeremy Segrott, and draws on their extensive experience of public involvement, including leading DECIPHer’s young people’s research advisory group – ALPHA.
Key topics covered:
- The principles underpinning the involvement of children and young people in the conduct and design of research studies
- Key approaches to, and methods for, involving children and young people
- Facilitators of, and overcoming barriers to, involvement activities
- The potential impacts of involving children and young people on research processes and outcomes.
- Case studies highlighting the benefits and barriers to involing young people in research