Involving community researchers and the broader community in the development and validation of priorities, study tools, data collection processes, data analysis, interpretation and action planning is important to the quality of the CBPR process. Consistently engaging the community in monitoring the progress of community activities and gaining their reflexive accounts of the actions ensures rigour within the research process.
● Awareness of trustworthiness criteria that draw on critical epistemologies
● Ability to assess and develop contextualised code of research ethics including safeguarding
● Capacity to undertake validation exercises with stakeholders and the wider community to ensure the study is relevant, accepted and supported
● Ongoing learning, quality assessment and safeguarding assessment
● Capacity to contextualise research materials that value local ways of knowing and knowledge production
● Ability to triangulate different sources of information to determine research priorities, approach and actions
*Please note that some statements are adaptations or direct quotes from the papers listed in the reference section