CWRP Information Sheet #231E. Canadian Child Welfare Research Portal
This information sheet highlights key caregiver characteristics in child maltreatment-related investigations involving First Nations children on reserve in Canada in 2019. These data were collected as part of the First Nations/Canadian Incidence Study of Reported Child Abuse and Neglect 2019 (FN/CIS-2019), a data collection effort to produce estimates of the incidence of reported and investigated child maltreatment in Canada. This information sheet specifically describes the number of caregivers in the home, the age and gender of the primary caregiver as well as risk factors related to the primary caregiver in on reserve investigations involving First Nations children in 2019.