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
Physical abuse among Asian families in the Canadian child welfare system

Lee, Barbara
Rha, Wendy
Fallon, Barbara

2014 Journal article
Physical abuse and physical punishment in Canada

Jud, Andreas
Trocmé, Nico

2013 Information sheet
Physical abuse of children in Canada

MacLaurin, Bruce
Trocmé, Nico
Fallon, Barbara
Chaze, Ferzana
Black, Tara
Lajoie, Jules

2005 Information sheet
Physical abuse of children in the context of punishment

Trocmé, Nico
Durrant, Joan
Ensom, Ron
Marwah, Inder

2004 Information sheet
Physical abuse WITH and WITHOUT other forms of child maltreatment: Dysfunctionality vs. Dysnormativity - Quebec Incidence Study

Larrivée, Marie-Claude
Tourigny, Marc
Bouchard, Camil

2003 Presentation
Physical harm and family composition: Maltreated children with developmental delay

Brown, Ivan
Schormans, Ann Fudge

2004 Information sheet
Physical Punishment in Childhood: A Human Rights and Child Protection Issue

Watkinson, Ailsa M.

2009 Book chapter
Physical punishment of children

Durrant, Joan
Ensom, Ron

2004 Information sheet
Physical violence and psychological aggression towards children: Five-year trends in practices and attitudes from two population surveys

Clément, Marie-Ève
Chamberland, Claire

2007 Journal article
Polyvictimization and victimization of children and youth: Results from a populational survey

Cyr, Katie
Chamberland, Claire
Clément, Marie-Ève
Lessard, Geneviève,
Wemmers, Jo-Anne
Collin-Vézina, Delphine
Gangé, Marie-Hélène
Damant, Dominique

2012 Journal article