Sexual Abuse

Each province and territory has unique legislation defining and describing responses to sexual abuse. Sexual abuse includes using a child for sexual purposes such as through sexual contact, inappropriate exposure to sexual activity or material, or exploitation through prostitution and related activities.

Title Authors Year Type of Publication
Efficacy of a Group Therapy for Sexually Abused Adolescent Girls

Tourigny, Marc
Hébert, Martine
Daigneault, Isabelle
Simoneau, Ann Claude

2005 Journal article
Measuring Child Sexual Abuse in Children and Youth

Walsh, Christine A.
Jamieson, Ellen
MacMillan, Harriet
Trocmé, Nico

2004 Journal article
La Transmission de la Violence Sexuelle: Description du Phénomène et Pistes de Compréhension

Collin-Vézina, Delphine
Cyr, Mireille

2003 Journal article
Reported Contact with Child Protection Services Among Those Reporting Child Physical and Sexual Abuse: Results from a Community Survey

MacMillan, Harriet
Jamieson, Ellen
Walsh, Christine A.

2003 Journal article
Predictors of Maternal Support: The Point of View of Adolescent Victims of Sexual Abuse and Their Mothers

Cyr, Mireille
Wright, John
Toupin, Jean
Oxman-Martinez, Jacqueline
McDuff, Pierre
Thériault, Chantal

2003 Journal article
The everyday occurrence: Violence in the lives of girls exploited through prostitution

Nixon, Kendra
Tutty, Leslie M.
Downe, Pamela
Gorkoff, Kelly
Ursel, Jane

2002 Journal article
Analyse descriptive d'un service d'intervention psychosociale en CLSC pour enfants de 6 à 12 ans victimes d'abus sexuel ou manifestant des comportements sexuels problématiques

Turner, Julie
Chamberland, Claire
Hamelin, Annie
Tourigny, Marc

2001 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
Multiple Maltreatment, Attribution of Blame, and Adjustment Among Adolescents

McGee, Robin
Wolfe, David
Olson, James

2001 Journal article
Proximate Effects of a Child Sexual Abuse Prevention Program in Elementary School Children

Hébert, Martine
Lavoie, Francine
Piché, Christiane
Poitras, Michèle

2001 Journal article