Alman, I., Giokas, D., Filippelli, J., & Fallon, B. (2021). The Impact of COVID-19 on Developmental Trauma for Adopted Children and Families in Ontario: Key Informant Perspectives I. CWRP Information Sheet #227E. Toronto, ON: Canadian Child Welfare Research Portal
This Information Sheet explores the perspective of child welfare workers and allied professionals on developmental trauma in the child welfare sector in Ontario. The findings of this study describe the perspectives of those who have worked in and with the child welfare sector. This study is a community-based research partnership between the Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work at the University of Toronto and the Adoption Council of Ontario. Funding for this study was provided by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada’s Partnership Engage Grant. This Information Sheet focuses on the key informant responses specific to the impact of COVID-19 on the developmental trauma needs of children and families who have been involved with the child welfare sector in Ontario.