Consumer Driven and Conducted Survey Research in Action
Department of Psychiatry
Community-Based Participatory Research; Data Collection
Health Services Research | Psychiatric and Mental Health | Psychiatry and Psychology | Public Health
People with disabilities are often seen as only the objects of survey research. Consumer Quality Initiatives, Inc. (CQI) is a consumer run research and evaluation organization that has attempted to turn this paradigm on its head. Below is a self-reported case study of CQI’s methodology, based on the principles of Community-based Participatory Action Research (“CPAR”).
J. Delman (2007) Consumer Driven and Conducted Survey Research in Action. In Towards Best Practices for Surveying People with Disabilities. Volume 1 (T. Kroll D. Keer, P. Placek, J. Cyril and G. Hendershot eds.) Nova Publishers, Hauppauge NY, p. 71-87.
This chapter is also available via Google Books.
Towards Best Practices for Surveying People with Disabilities, Volume 1
Delman, Jonathan, "Consumer Driven and Conducted Survey Research in Action" (2007). Systems and Psychosocial Advances Research Center Publications and Presentations. 545.