It is important to ensure your evaluation does no harm, both on an individual and community level.
A University's Formal Ethics Board
If you are connected to a university or working with an affiliated researcher, you can go through a formal ethics review with that particular institution.
CONSIDER A FORMAL ETHICS REVIEW
In addition to your oversight group, a formal ethics review ensures the evaluation does no harm and maximizes benefits to the community.
Being attuned to ethical issues is particularly important when working with vulnerable populations, which could include people with refugee experience.
You have two options for a formal ethics review...
CREO provides formal reviews within a supportive environment that encourages community researchers to participate and collaborate in the process and promote awareness of ethical issues.