The historical antecedents leading to the formation and implementation of institutional review boards (IRBs) are rooted in human tragedies from a multicultural context. An understanding and practice of ethical behavior in research is a federal mandate as well as a professional obligation. The requirements of meeting this charge, from both a legal and moral standpoint, are explored in this chapter.
Understand historical antecedents leading to the formation and implementation of institutional review boards, federal guidelines, and research ethics
Examine federal regulations from Office for Human Research Protections (OHRP)
Source: Counseling Research: A Practitioner-Scholar Approach by Richard S. Balkin and David M. Kleist