Physical Abuse

Each province and territory has unique legislation defining and describing responses to physical abuse. Physical abuse includes any non-accidental action that causes, or could cause physical harm to a child such as hitting, shaking, or the unreasonable use of force to restrain a child

Titlesort icon Authors Year Type of Publication
Cognition, Emotion, and Neurobiological Development: Mediating the Relation Between Maltreatment and Aggression

Lee, Vivien
Hoaken, Peter

2007 Journal article
Cognitive and Emotional Differences Between Abusive and Non-Abusive Fathers

Francis, Karen J.
Wolfe, David

2008 Journal article
Comparative study of the cognitive sequelae of school-aged victims of Shaken Baby Syndrome

Stipanicic, Annie
Nolin, Pierre
Fortin, Gilles
Gobeil, Marie-France

2008 Journal article
CYDL Data Byte 11: Emergency Room Visits by Albertan Youth

Child and Youth Data Laboratory

2013 Report
Defining ‘reasonable force’: Does it advance child protection?

Durrant, Joan E.
Fallon, Barbara
Lefebvre, Rachael
Allan, Kate

2017 Journal article
Delineating disproportionality and disparity of Asian-Canadian versus White-Canadian households in the child welfare system

Lee, Barbara
Fuller-Thomson, Esme
Trocmé, Nico
Fallon, Barbara
Black, Tara

2016 Journal article
Diagnostic coding of abuse related fractures at two children's emergency departments

Somji, Zeeshanefatema
Plint, Amy
McGahern, Candice
Al-Saleh, Ahmed
Boutis, Kathy

2011 Journal article
Distinguishing Physical Punishment from Physical Abuse: Implications for Professionals

Durrant, Joan E.

2006 Journal article
Emergency Room Visits by Albertan Youth: Child and Youth Data Laboratory (CYDL) Report for Experiences of Albertan Youth Project

Child and Youth Data Laboratory

2012 Report
Entente multisectorielle relative aux enfants victimes d’abus sexuels, de mauvais traitements physiques ou d’une absence de soins menaçant leur santé physique

Ministère de la Santé et des Services sociaux
Ministère de la Justice
Ministère de la Sécurité publique
Ministère de l'Éducation
Ministère de la Famille et de l'Enfance

2001 Report