CRWP Information Series #238E. Toronto, ON: Rights for Children and Youth Partnership (RCYP) and Canadian Child Welfare Research Portal.
This series of 12 information sheets highlights characteristics of child maltreatment-related investigations involving Latin American children in Ontario in 2018. These data were collected as part of the Ontario Incidence Study of Reported Child Abuse and Neglect 2018 (OIS-2018), a data collection effort to produce estimates of the incidence of reported and investigated child maltreatment in Ontario. This series summarizes key steps in the process of a child maltreatment-related investigation. Data describing the nature of these investigations as well as child and family characteristics are presented in relation to the investigation process.