Child welfare services fall under the mandate of provincial and territorial governments, including a rapidly expanding system of Aboriginal child welfare authorities. This section contains material related to federal initiatives concerned with child welfare services as well as statistics compiled at the national level.

All Canadian Incidence Study of Reported Child Abuse and Neglect reports can be found here.

Title Authors Year of Publication
Child Welfare and Pandemics Literature Scan

Sistovaris, Marina
Fallon, Barbara
Miller, Steven
Birken, Catherine
Denburg, Avram
Jenkins, Jennifer
Mishna, Faye
Sokolowski, Marla
Stewart, Suzanne

Information Sheet
False Allegations of Abuse and Neglect

Simpson, Megan
Fletcher, Kara
De La Sablonniere-Grifin, Mireille
Trocmé, Nico

Information Sheet
Group Home and Residential Treatment Placements in Child Welfare: Analyzing the 2008 Canadian Incidence Study of Reported Child Abuse and Neglect

Doucet, Mélanie
Marion, Élodie
Trocmé, Nico

Journal article
A longitudinal study of emotion regulation among sexually abused preschoolers
Sèguin-Lemire, Ariane
Hèbert, Martine
Cossette, Louise
Langevin, Rachel
Journal article
Child welfare responses linked to subtypes of exposure to intimate partner violence: Evidence from the Canadian Incidence Study of Reported Child Abuse and Neglect
Gonzalez, Andrea
MacMillan, Harriet
Tanaka, Masako
Jack, Susan M. 
Tonmyr, Lil
Journal article
Childhood sexual abuse and substance abuse: A gender paradox?
Tonmyr, Lil
Shields, Margot
Journal article
Childhood sexual abuse, sexual motives, and adolescent sexual risk-taking among males and females receiving child welfare services
Wekerle, Christine
Goldstein, Abby L.
Tanaka, Masako
Tonmyr, Lil
Journal article
Correlates of admitted sexual interest in children among individuals convicted of child pornography offenses
Seto, Michael C.
Eke, Angela W.
Journal article
Defining ‘reasonable force’: Does it advance child protection?

Durrant, Joan E.
Fallon, Barbara
Lefebvre, Rachael
Allan, Kate

Journal article
Difficult but close relationships: Children’s perspectives on relationships with their mothers in the context of domestic violence

Lapierre, Simon
Côté, Isabelle
Lambert, Amélie
Buetti, David
Lavergne, Chantal
Damant, Dominique
Couturier, Vanessa