physical abuse

Each province and territory has unique legislation defining and describing responses to physical abuse. Physical abuse includes any non-accidental action that causes, or could cause physical harm to a child such as hitting, shaking, or the unreasonable use of force to restrain a child.

Title Authors Year of Publication
Journal article
Temporary placements: A crisis-management strategy for physically abused children?

Hébert, Sophie T.
Hélie, Sonia
Esposito, Tonino

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
Defining ‘reasonable force’: Does it advance child protection?

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

Journal article
Pathways linking childhood maltreatment and adolescent sexual risk behaviors: The role of attachment security
Thibodeau, Marie-Eve Lavoie, Francine Hébert, Martine Blais, Martin
Journal article
A prospective study of the impact of child maltreatment and friend support on psychological distress trajectory: From adolescence to emerging adulthood

Dion, Jacinthe
Matte-Gagné, Célia
Daigneault, Isabelle
Blackburn, Marie-Eve
Hébert, Martine
McDuff, Pierre
Auclair, Julie
Veillette, Suzanne
Perron, Michel

Journal article
Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder casts a long shadow: Findings from a population-based study of adult women with self-reported ADHD
Fuller-Thomson, Esme Lewis, D. A. Agbeyaka, Senyo K. 
Journal article
Child maltreatment and intimate partner violence among Indigenous and non-Indigenous Canadians
Brownridge, Douglas A.  Taillieu, Tamara Afifi, Tracie Chan, Ko Ling Emery, Clifton Lavoie, Josee Elgar, Frank
Journal article
Childhood maltreatment as a risk factor for COPD: Findings from a population-based survey of Canadian adults
Shields, Margot E Hovdestad, Wendy E Gilbert, Charles P Tonmyr, Lil E
Journal article
Delineating disproportionality and disparity of Asian-Canadian versus White-Canadian households in the child welfare system

Lee, Barbara
Fuller-Thomson, Esme
Trocmé, Nico
Fallon, Barbara
Black, Tara

Information Sheet
Injuries and Death of Children at the Hands of Their Parents

Wegner-Lohin, Jaime
Trocmé, Nico