Alberta Incidence Study of Reported Child Abuse and Neglect-2003 (AIS-2003): Major Findings

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Faculty of Social Work, University of Calgary: 215 pages.

MacLaurin, Bruce
Trocmé, Nico
Fallon, Barbara
McCormack, Megan
Pitman, Lisa
Forest, Nathalie
Banks, Jennifer
Shangreaux, Corbin
Perrault, Ellen

Canadian CW report

The Alberta Incidence Study of Reported Child Abuse and Neglect (AIS-2003) is the first provincewide study to examine the incidence of reported child maltreatment and the characteristics of the children and families investigated by Alberta child welfare services. The AIS-2003 tracked 2,653 child maltreatment investigations conducted in a representative sample of 11 Child Welfare Service Areas across Alberta in the fall of 2003. Weighted provincial annual estimates were derived based on these investigations.

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