This page was put up as part of our final project for “Legal and Ethical Issues for Psychologists” in the Spring 2012 semester. We decided to share our research materials in a public forum. We have cited where forms are from. All other work is our own.

Final presentation outlining considerations for how and when to obtain child assent and the Willowbrook Study paper for the in-class activity:

Ethics Presentation_Vulnerable Populations

Willowbrook Study

Annotated reference list of papers discussing issues of child assent and research with vulnerable populations:

Ethics_Annotated References

Consent and assent forms:

Graduate Center Consent Form Information and Template  (The Graduate Center)

Parental/Guardian Permission Form (The Graduate Center)

Student Assent Form (

UCLA_Autism-Study_Parent-Consent-Form (UCLA)

UCLA_Autism-Study-Child_Assent_Form (UCLA)

Assent_non_clinical_younger_and_older (U of Alberta)

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