Genetic Counseling Research: A Practical Guide

The first research design and methods book specific to genetic counseling. Written in a "how to" style, it features practical tips and suggestions based on the authors' years of experience as researchers, instructors, supervisors, and editors. Uses examples specific to genetic counseling and discusses common research issues that might arise in genetic counseling settings to help readers translate didactic content to their own project; Includes worksheets for use as exercises and assignments in a research methods course. Designed for use by a range of experience levels, including students, novice researchers, research methods instructors, and research supervisors.

Type Book
CME Available No
Cost $53.00 per publisher


Date of Resource 2014

Genomic Competencies

Experts from the disciplines listed below have tagged this resource as fulfulling genomic competencies.

Genetic Counselor

  • Professional Development & Practice
    • 18:   Demonstrate understanding of the research process.
      • 18a:   Articulate the value of research to enhance the practice of genetic counseling.
      • 18b:   Demonstrate an ability to formulate a research question.
      • 18c:   Recognize the various roles a genetic counselor can play on a research team and identify opportunities to participate in and/or lead research studies.
      • 18d:   Identify available research-related resources.
      • 18e:   Apply knowledge of research methodology and study design to critically evaluate research outcomes.
      • 18f:   Apply knowledge of research methodology and study designs to educate clients about research studies relevant to them/their family.
      • 18g:   Describe the importance of human subjects' protection and the role of the Institutional Review Board (IRB) process.