Better understand to better serve: A province-wide knowledge mobilization initiative in child protection

Journal article
Canadian CW research
Authors

Esposito, Tonino
Trocmé, Nico
Chabot, Martin
Coughlin, Lorry
Gaumont, Chloé
Delaye, Ashleigh

Source
Child Indicators Research, 8(3), 1-11
Abstract

Child protection is one of the fastest growing service sectors in Canada, yet we know surprisingly little about the effectiveness of these services. This article presents a provincial university-agency knowledge partnership aimed to better understand the dynamics of child protection services. For exemplary purposes, the results of a service outcome indicator on out-of-home placement will be reported along with province-wide secondary analyses examining when and for whom out-of-home placement is most likely to occur.

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