Geographic location and short-term service dispositions in Canadian child maltreatment investigations: CIS-2003

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CECW Information Sheet #76E. Toronto, ON: University of Toronto, Faculty of Social Work.

Budau, Krista
Barniuk, Jim
Fallon, Barbara
Black, Tara

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In the fall of 2003, the CIS‑2003 tracked 11,562 child maltreatment investigations in 55 child welfare service areas to provide a representative sample of both urban and rural areas across Canada, excluding Quebec. The CIS-2003 sites were categorized into three service area classifications: urban service areas—large metropolitan areas including suburban sites within a metropolitan site; mixed urbanrural service areas with a wide population density range; and rural service areas with primarily sparsely populated areas.

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