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Research Ethics Professional Development Webinars

The Professional Development Committee is pleased to announce that the Professional Development Webinar program will be launching in early 2017! These webinar’s will provide CAREB-ACCER Members and the broader research community with educational resources needed to successfully promote the ethical conduct of research, and support knowledge exchange, professional development, and expertise within the CAREB-ACCER community.

This exciting new initiative offers 14 webinar topics through 2 webinar streams: (1) Foundational Skills; and (2) Special and Emerging Issues.

Webinar Topics

Sequence Order Webinar Stream Webinar Topic
1 Foundational Skills REB Governance, Resourcing, Reporting and Authority
2 Foundational Skills Establishing and Maintaining Effective REB Standard Operating Procedures
3 Foundational Skills How to Review a Protocol in the Social Sciences and Humanities - webinar series (Part 1 of 4): "Overview"
4 Foundational Skills How to Review a Protocol in the Social Sciences and Humanities - webinar series (Part 2 of 4): "Conducting a Risk/Benefit Analysis"
5 Foundational Skills How to Review a Protocol in the Social Sciences and Humanities - webinar series (Part 3 of 4): "Applying Key Ethical Principles and Ensuring Respect for Persons"
6 Foundational Skills How to Review a Protocol in the Social Sciences and Humanities Domain - webinar series (Part 4 of 4): "Concern for Participant Welfare, Justice and Autonomy"
7 Foundational Skills Reviewing a Research Study in the Bio-medical Domain - webinar series (Part 1 of 4): "General Administrative Considerations"
8 Foundational Skills Reviewing a Research Study in the Bio-Medical Domain - webinar series (Part 2 of 4): "Overall Protocol Content Review & Considerations"
9 Foundational Skills Reviewing a Research Study in the Bio-Medical Domain - webinar series (Part 3 of 4): "Participant Protection Considerations"
10 Foundational Skills Reviewing a Research Study in the Bio-Medical Domain - webinar series (Part 4 of 4): "Special Considerations"
11 Special and Emerging Issues Assessing and Addressing the Implications of the Use and Access to New Emerging Internet-Based Study Tools and Interventions During and Following Study Conduct
12 Special and Emerging Issues Ethical Issues Related to Research Involving Individuals Engaged in Defined Criminal Activities
13 Special and Emerging Issues Legislative Compliance Issues Presented in the Review, Consideration, Approval and Conduct of Clinical Studies - determining the difference between clinical care activities and research related activities and understanding when research specific regulations, rules and guidelines apply
14 Special and Emerging Issues Risk Management Plans for Sensitive Research Topics & Researcher Safety

Registration Types & Pricing

Individual and institutional registrations are available for all webinar topics.  In addition, there are two pricing options for each registration type: (1) per webinar pricing; and (2) webinar package pricing.  CAREB-ACCER members benefit from discounted individual pricing.

For more information on webinar pricing, refer to the Professional Development Webinar Registration Type & Pricing information sheet below.