CWRP Information Sheet #132E. (2014). Montreal, QC: McGill University, Centre for Research on Children and Families.
The Canadian Incidence Study of Reported Child Abuse and Neglect-2008 (CIS-2008) is the third nation-wide study to examine the incidence of reported child maltreatment and the characteristics of children and families investigated by child welfare authorities in Canada. In addition to the tables presented in the Major Findings Report, this information sheet examines the age and gender of children in investigations with a noted child functioning concern of academic difficulties as well as the primary form of investigated maltreatment.