Conducting research

with people who experience

psychotic disorders or severe mental illness

By the end of the module participants will be able to:

1. Describe the roles and responsibilities of the researcher when undertaking research with people with psychotic disorders and other severe mental illness (SMI);

2. Describe the key elements of capacity to consent and will be able to determine whether a person with a psychotic disorder or SMI is capable of providing informed consent;

3. Identify the procedures required of researchers to obtain informed consent from participants who have a psychotic disorder or SMI;

4. Understand the issues related to recruiting and interviewing research participants who have a psychotic disorder or SMI;

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This Module Will Take Approximately 90 Minutes to Complete

Some feedback from our online participants on the ‘best aspects’ of this module

“It is explained in a way that is easy to understand, compact but yet informative with all the examples provided.”

Syahani Rahmawati from The University of Western Australia (UWA)

“Well spaced information and clear concise slides”

Michael Horley from The University of Western Australia (UWA)

“Presented in an easy to follow manner.”

Sarah Lane from Fiona Stanley Hospital