Child Maltreatment-Related Service Decisions by Ethno-Racial Categories in Ontario in 2013

Authors: 

Fallon, Barbara
Black, Tara
Van Wert, Melissa
King, Bryn
Filippelli, Joanne
Lee, Barbara
Moody, Brenda

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Year of Publication: 
2016
Source: 
CWRP Information Sheet #176E. Toronto, ON: Canadian Child Welfare Research Portal
Abstract: 

The Ontario Incidence Study of Reported Child Abuse and Neglect, 2013 (OIS-2013) is the fifth provincial study to examine the incidence of reported child maltreatment and the characteristics of children and families investigated by child welfare authorities in Ontario. This Information Sheet examines ethno-racial disproportionality and disparities in child welfare investigation and service decisions using the OIS-2013 data. 

Type of Publication: 
Information sheet
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CWRP produced material
Canadian CW research