Families & Communities

This section contains material on socioeconomic and other family and community factors related to children and families involved with child welfare services.


Title Authors Year Type of Publication
Honouring Jordan's Principle: Obstacles to accessing equitable health and social services for First Nations children with special healthcare needs living in Pinaymootang, Manitoba

Vives, Luna
Sinha, Vandna
Burnet, Eric
Lach, Lucyna

2017 Report
Fairness for Children: A League Table of Inequality in Child Well-being in Rich Countries

UNICEF Office of Research

2016 Report
Shameful Neglect: Indigenous Child Poverty in Canada

Macdonald, David
Wilson, Daniel

2016 Report
In whose words? Struggles and strategies of service providers working with immigrant clients with limited language abilities in the violence against women sector and child protection services
Alaggia, Ramona
Maiter, Sarah
Jenney, Angelique
2016 Journal article
The manifest and latent functions of differential response in child welfare
Ji, Daniel
Sullivan, Richard
2016 Journal article
Intimate partner violence among pregnant young women: A qualitative inquiry
Lèvesque, Sylvie
Chamberland, Claire
2016 Journal article
Growing up with foster siblings: Exploring the impacts of fostering on the children of foster parents

Serbinski, Sarah

2016 Journal article
Legal Age for Leaving Children Unsupervised Across Canada

Ruiz-Casares, Mónica
Radic, Ivana

2015 Information sheet
Financial Strain, Child Maltreatment and the Great Recession in Canada

Rothwell, David W.
Cherney, Katrina
Trocmé, Nico

2015 Information sheet
Household Source of Income by Primary Form of Substantiated Maltreatment in Ontario in 2013

Lefebvre, Rachael
Allan, Kate
Goel, Serena
Fallon, Barbara

2015 Information sheet