Research with children at risk has contributed to informed practice, which in turn has aided children living out very difficult lifestyles. The following document highlights the important task of careful and reliable research among this population by focusing on participatory methodologies that bring positive change and development. Children are presented as both research subjects as well as researchers who participate and inform studies looking at interventions. Several cautions and ethical considerations are also discussed in order to emphasize the protective care of the child or adolescent during research endeavors.
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