A Guide to Research Ethics for Arts Therapists and Arts & Health Practitioners

Organisation: 
Nordoff Robbins

This practical guide aims to inspire ethically-aware practitioners to become ethically-aware researchers, evaluators and participants. Conducting a research project, whatever the setting, requires not only knowledge of research methods but also an in-depth understanding of research ethics. Embedded in 'real life' experiences of research ethics applications, this guide navigates the reader through research ethics procedures, drawing from legislation and a range of research ethics committee regulations. Although the emphasis is on research, ethical considerations presented in this guide are equally relevant and applicable to other types of enquiry, including monitoring and evaluation projects.

Whether leading a research project, being part of a research team or taking part as a research participant, this book is essential reading for all arts & health practitioners and arts therapists.

Author(s): 
Camilla Farrant, Mercédès Pavlicevic and Giorgos Tsiris
Year: 
2014
ISBN / ISSN: 
978-1-84905-419-5
Cost: 
£15.99
Supported using public funding by the Arts Council England