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
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
Type I and Type II Posttraumatic Stress Disorder in Sexually Abused Children

Tremblay, Caroline
Hébert, Martine
Piché, Christiane

2000 Journal article