Ethics and Data Management

18th July 2017 18th July 2017


Anna Freud National Centre for Children & Families Map
1 day
10:00 - 16:00




Non Member Training Fee - 10% discount for 2 + bookings, email


CORC member (free)


Associate member fee

Places available

About this course

Ethics and data management is being run by Child Outcomes Research Consortium (CORC) in partnership with the Centre

An introduction to the ethical considerations of using routinely collected person-level data for service improvement, management and research. The course also provides an understanding of approaches to anonymizing and storing data for these purposes.

The course will cover

  • Explanation of key concepts and terms
  • Review of contexts for the use of data, with examples from children and young people’s mental health and wellbeing Ethical principles, including considering how to balance benefits and risks
  • Simple data anonymisation techniques, supported by a practical exercise

Overview of data management and storage of anonymised data

Who is this course suitable for?

Professionals, service managers, commissioners and researchers who work with data or are interested in how data management can support service improvement. The course would also be helpful to anyone involved in submitting or sharing data, e.g. with the CORC central team, Department for Education, NHS Digital, research teams.

Aims of the course?

The learning objectives of the course are:

  • Delegates will understand key concepts and definitions relating to person-level data and its secondary uses
  • Delegates will be able to identify and discuss the ethical issues, including benefits and risks
  • Delegates will be aware of data anonymisation techniques and other measures to maintain confidentiality


10% discount available if you book 2 or more places on Choosing and Using Measures or make 2 or more bookings across the following trainings:

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