Describe two dilemmas that counselor might face in attempting to plan research with special populations (e.g., seriously mentally ill, children, persons with disabilities, elderly, other members of a marginalized group of people). Why are the ethical dilemmas? What principles of ethical research are involved? How would you handle these dilemmas in planning your research? Be sure to include references to justify your responses.
This discussion question meets the following CACREP Standards:
2.F.8.a. The importance of research in advancing the counseling profession, including how to critique research to inform counseling practice.
2.F.8.j. Ethical and culturally relevant strategies for conducting, interpreting, and reporting the results of research and/or program evaluation.