False Allegations of Abuse and Neglect

Information Sheet
CWRP produced material

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


CWRP Information Sheet #193E. Montreal, QC: Canadian Child Welfare Research Portal.


The Canadian Incidence Study of Reported Child Abuse and Neglect-2008 (CIS-2008) is the third nation-wide study to examine the incidence of reported child maltreatment and the characteristics of children and families investigated by child welfare authorities in Canada. This Information Sheet examines false allegations of abuse and neglect. 

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